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Sarawak Tourism Board showcases rich heritage and culture to media

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 — Sarawak’s rich heritage was recently showcased to the media during an immersive dinner theatre show.

Organised by the Sarawak Tourism Board (STB), more than 100 media personnel were treated to a theatre performance at Hilton Kuala Lumpur with dinner, colourful folk dances and traditional delicacies from the Land of the Hornbills.

A scene from Puteri SantubongA scene from Puteri Santubong

A scene from Puteri Santubong – Presented by Sarawak Tourism Board for Media Night 2019, Kuala Lumpur

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Ranee Museum: A tale of Sarawak’s historic and cultural heritage

Ranee Museum: A tale of Sarawak’s historic and cultural heritage

KUCHING, Oct 22 — Located at the Old Court House building in the old part of Kuching city,  the Ranee Museum can easily be spotted by anyone keen to get a glimpse at Sarawak’s pre-independence history.

Opened on Sept 24 this year, the museum was set up by Brooke Heritage Trust co-founder Jason Brooke, a direct descendant of Charles Brooke, the second Rajah of Sarawak, and bears the tale of Sarawak’s historic and cultural heritage.

It features a unique collection of artefacts on the extraordinary life, legend and legacy of Margaret de Windt, who married Brooke in 1869.

To the local people, she was simply ‘the Ranee’ or ‘Mem Ranee’, the first queen of the Rajah of Sarawak.

Continue reading Malay Mail article here…

Updated on October 22, 2018

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