Dance troupes converge for grand show at civic centre

The
dance troupe from Batu Niah performing a Chinese traditional dance.

The dance troupe from Batu Niah performing a Chinese traditional dance.

MIRI: The civic centre here came alive to the beat of vibrant sounds and graceful steps of 53 dance troupes last Saturday for the 14th Sarawak Sabah Grand Dance Performance.

Dance troupes from Brunei, Johor and Kedah also joined local acts from Sarawak and Sabah for the two-day show, with participants from Miri contributing the most with 28 entries.

Piasau assemblyman Datuk Sebastian Ting, who officiated at the opening congratulated

Hilltop Neighbourhood Committee (Jiran Wanita dancing group) for their effort in collaborating with various dance groups here to host the event this year.

Ting viewed the event as a platform to attract tourists to the city, adding that participants also get to build networks and renew relationships. Also present at the opening ceremony was Mayor Adam Yii.

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