Kapit to host State-level Agong birthday celebration on June 5-6

Sikie (centre), Deputy Minister in the Premier’s Department (Corporate Affairs and Ukas) Datuk Abdullah Saidol (third left), and others showing the Symphony Concert poster which will be held during the State-level Yang di-Pertuan Agong birthday celebration in Kapit on June 5 and 6.

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By Christopher Lidom

KUCHING, May 20: The State-level Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s birthday celebration this year will be held in Kapit on June 5 and 6.

Minister in the Premier of Sarawak’s Department Datuk John Sikie Tayai said the two-day celebration would be held at the Kapit Town Square.


“What is special for this year’s celebration is that the Kapit community will be entertained with a symphony concert and orchestra featuring Sarawakian singers.

“For the official celebration, there will be a tea ceremony held in the morning on June 6,” he told reporters during a press conference at Wisma Bapa Malaysia today.

Sikie said a song entitled ‘Simfonituanku’ was also produced for this year’s celebration.

He added various other programmes have also been lined up, such as a Ngajat Pua Kumbu dance performance and a musical medley of ‘Dramatari of Lagenda Menggin dan Tinchin Temaga’. — DayakDaily