Japanese Film Festival: 29th Sept – 2nd Oct, 2016

Malaysia’s premier platform for new Japanese film returns for the 13th year running, boasting over a month of impossible-to-see-anywhere-else screenings of the best movies made in Japan.

Featuring an eclectic lineup of cinematic offerings that includes crowd-pleasing blockbusters, laugh-out-loud comedies, award winners and the quintessential arthouse gem, the Japanese Film Festival 2016 promises old favourites

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Sembang Kupi-Kupi Muzium Sabah, Fri 12th Aug 2016

Invitation to “Sembang Petang Kupi-Kupi” Museum Sabah. To enhance staff and public knowledge on the on-going works in regards to Museum.

Date: Fri, 12th Aug 2016

Time: 2.30pm

Topic: Performing Cultures, Negotiating Identities: The instrumentalisation of Indigenous Cultural Heritage Malaysia

Special Invitee: Ms. Yunci Cai, Universiti College London

Venue: Dewan G C Woolley, Sabah Museum

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Borneo International Beads Conference 2015

Beads conference time again!

Date: Fri, 9th – Sun, 11th Oct 2015.

Venue: The Waterfront Hotel, Kuching

Do join us again at this year’s BIBCO. The programme of speakers are very good, as usual, and we have lots more workshops (all afternoons, in fact). Dr.Thomas Chung will be on the Beads ID again; Jamey

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BEFF Screening – I married adventure, Sat 28th Sept 2013

Film Information


Year : 1940

Country : USA

Duration : 77 min

Language : English with BM subtitles

Director : Osa Johnson


Screening Date & Time

Time : 5pm, Sat 28 Sept 2013

Venue : Kompleks JKKN Sabah, Auditorium


I MARRIED ADVENTURE stars Osa Johnson and closely follows

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Annual Murut Festival – Friday 2nd – 4th April, 2010

The annual Murut Festival will take place at the Murut Cultural Centre in Tenom from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th April. One of our members, Jane Green, who lives in a village near Tenom, very kindly invites members who wish to attend this festival to camp in her garden. For more information, please contact Veronica

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Review: The Kadayan – Dr Amde Sidik

After a troublesome start to the presentation because of technological problems, Amde Sidik, a prominent Kadayan, gave a talk about his people – not the one he had planned to give, but no less interesting for that.

The Kadayans, a gentle, rather shy people, are to be found in Borneo; in the areas of Sabah

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The Ethnic Kadayan of Borneo – Tues 18th Aug ,2009

The Sabah Society is pleased to welcome Mr Amde Sidik, who will give a talk to the society on “The Ethnic Kadayan of Borneo”. The talk will commence at 19:30 at the Secretariat (click for directions) on Tuesday 18th August, 2009.

Please click here to register for this event. We look forward to seeing you

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Traditional Houses of Sabah

Richard Sokial gave a talk on the “Traditional Houses of Sabah” on Wednesday, 18th March 2009. Richard’s most interesting talk was well attended, and for many of us it was very sobering to hear that many of these houses are fast disappearing from the countryside as the necessary skills to build them are not being

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