Sarawak 60 Years of Independence Digital Exhibition Roadshow kicks off tomorrow (May 26)

The 60th Anniversary of Sarawak's Independence logo.

KUCHING, May 25: The Sarawak 60 Years of Independence Digital Exhibition Roadshow, featuring the Sarawak Pavilion, will commence tomorrow (May 26) to showcase the diverse economic sectors, arts, creativity and innovation in development of Sarawak.

According to a media release, the digital exhibition will take place in various locations throughout Sarawak.

The roadshow will begin in Lawas at the Public Park on May 26-28. It will then move to Miri’s Indoor Stadium and Bintulu’s Paragon Street Mall, where it will run simultaneously from June 9 to 11.

Subsequently, the exhibition will be held at Sibu’s Indoor Stadium and Mukah’s Dewan Mesra from June 16-18.

It will then continue at Kapit’s Town Square and Sarikei’s Civic Centre from June 23-25, followed by Betong’s Panglima Rentap Hall (June 30-July 2); Sri Aman’s Civic Centre (July 7-9); and Serian’s Conference Centre and Samarahan’s Summer Mall (July 14-16).

Finally, it will conclude at Kuching’s Plaza Merdeka from July 21 to 23.

A map showing the locations where the Digital Exhibition will take place across Sarawak.

The Digital Exhibition will present two main clusters namely the Sarawak Digital Pavilion and the PCDS 2030: Key Economic Sectors and Enablers that will allow visitors to explore and gain greater insights into the initiatives by the Sarawak government that will shape the future of Sarawak.

The exhibition is organised by various government agencies, with the aim of showcasing, promoting, and celebrating Sarawak’s heritage, diversity, and progress.

Minister of Tourism, Creative Industry and Performing Arts Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah is the minister-in-charge of the Sarawak 60 Years of Independence celebration and assisted by State Secretary Datuk Amar Mohamad Abu Bakar Marzuki.

An artist’s impression of the photo booth at the Sarawak Pavilion during the Sarawak 60 Years Independence Digital Exhibition.

Deputy Minister in the Premier’s Department (Law, MA63 and State-Federal Relation) Datuk Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the exhibition in Kuching, Samarahan, Serian, Sri Aman, Betong and Sarikei divisions.

Additionally, Deputy Minister of Entrepreneur Development Dr Ripin Lamat oversees the exhibition in Limbang, Miri, Bintulu, Sibu, Mukah and Kapit divisions.

Among the government agencies involved in the preparation of the video content for this exhibition are the Sarawak Economic Planning Unit (EPU), Sarawak Public Communication Unit (Ukas), Sarawak Museum Department, Sarawak Information Department and Sarawak State Library. They will deliver content related to Sarawak’s development and achievements in various fields.