|Country and Region||Malaysia — Sabah|
|Type of Festival||Music|
|Location of Festival||Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia|
|Festival Contact Information|
Sabah Tourism Office
Sabah Fest honors the many aspects of Malaysian culture across the state of Sabah. Sabah is home to more than 30 different ethnic groups with its ancient customs and traditions. The festival offers local ethnic foods, rice wine, traditional dance performances as well as traditional sport games competition which include the tug-of-war, blow pipe, minpulos (arm wrestling) and mamarampanau (racing on walking on bamboo stilts).
|Festival Dates||April 30 - May 31, 2011|