TSS Volunteers for Borneo Eco Film Festival, 22nd – 24th Sept 2017 @ Suria Sabah

Dear members

This year Borneo Eco Film Festival is extending us a complimentary booth at the Festival. The booth will be at Level 6 , Suria Sabah.

This is an excellent opportunity for TSS to sell books and also to promote out activities and membership.

Your support and presence will be greatly appreciated to assist

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KK writers group monthly gathering: 14th Sept 2017, Thursday

Dear friends,

The September meeting of the KK Writers Group is at 7.00pm on Thursday, 14 September. As usual, it will be at The Sabah Society in Damai. The cost is RM10 and the meeting is open to everyone. Johann Kassim will be following up his last interesting workshop. Here is Johann’s updated programme: Introduction:

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TSS Sdkn talk: 8th Sept 2017, Fri – Anatomy of a Suluk Dance: The Pangalay

Dear all,

I hope that all of you have had a wonderful long weekend! Well after the wonderful talk on history last month, for this month we will be organizing another talk! This time round on the Suluk culture in Sabah! Yes, definitely one interesting talk after another. I heard that they might be a

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Borneo International Beads Conference 2017: 13th to 15th Oct 2017, Kuching, Sarawak

An International event for bead lovers and anyone interested to learn more about beads, it’s history, beauty and uses, do join our speakers at our bead conference. There’s also bead workshops for those interested in learning about bead-working, stringing, bead-making, etc. Interested to buy or sell beads and bead craft? “Beads Abuzz” is a bead

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TSS Forum: From Huagong to citizens of Sabah by Prof. Danny Wong, Thur 7th Sept 2017

Block your calendar on Thursday, 7th Sept 2017 at 7.30pm. Free admission. It will be happening at the Grand Ballroom, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa. More details will be out soon.

For logistics planning purpose, you may register here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1haNG9i6L0svNPWeTh5T3LzWaLb9K1rg0ADZFSe_wAD4/viewform?edit_requested=true

Dr. Elaine Kong

President 2017-2018

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Beautiful Sabah Tea by Dr. Arthur Chung

Dear friends,

In line with the The Sabah Society’s motto “To Know Sabah”, this fieldtrip was organized at the end of April 2017, to explore Sabah Tea and its adjacent areas in Ranau.

The picturesque views of Mt Kinabalu from the Sabah Tea Resort were breathtaking, and they are showcased in this pictures shown, together

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How to start creative thinking – Thur, 17 Aug 2017 by Johann Kassim

Dear friends

Johann Kassim is a prolific writer. He is going to give a talk on how to start creative thinking. This will be on Thursday, 17 August at 7.00pm in The Sabah Society (Damai).

Part I: Meditation 10 minutes

Warm Up The value of nonsense -words/vocab

Creating Nonsense stories

Affirmations for writing


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WWF-Malaysia Celebrates Gentle Giants at Sabah Elephant Film Festival 2017 – 12th Aug 2017

On World Elephant Day, WWF-Malaysia Celebrates Gentle Giants at Sabah Elephant Film Festival 2017

#SEFF17 #SEFFOurElephants

The inaugural Sabah Elephant Film Festival (SEFF) will be happening on World Elephant Day, which falls on 12th August 2017, from 9am to 6pm, at the Auditorium of Jabatan Kebudayaan dan Kesenian Negara (JKKN)

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TSS KK Talk: Wed, 16th Aug 2017 – Borneo Beads Today by Heidi Munan

Main categories of beads as they are used in Borneo: BEADWORK, VALUE/HEIRLOOM BEADS and MAGIC BEADS. A look into the history of beads. Where is this bead from — How did it reach Borneo? How old is this bead? When is a fake not a fake? and finally Why collect beads?

Heidi Munan, Hon. Curator

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TSS KK Field trip: Sat, 12 Aug 2017 – Sikh Temple Gurdwara

Discover the lovely architecture and hear some beautiful stories! Datuk Balwant will brief on the Temple’s history, and Datuk Mike will talk on the involvement of British Prisoners of War( pows) in 1943 building the then Jesselton airport nearby.

Visit to start at 10 am on 12 August 2017. ALL men and women

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