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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Bertuntung or Lighting Fiesta.

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Lighting fiesta or better known as 'Bertuntung' which go on through the Syawal period see villages in Kuching,lighted with decorative lamp and traditional lamps.

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Children is the most joyful people during the fiesta .Here you see the children preparing to light the traditional lamps.

This fiesta bertuntung  is held with aim of bringing back nostalgic feeling of how Hari Raya was  celebrated in the past.

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The villagers would decorated the kampung(Village) and houses with kerosene lamps  and colourful decoration lamps.

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Bertuntung  a traditional widely practised by the Malay Muslim community in Sarawak since the colonial era.

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This is how the kerosene lamp look like,,,,Selamat Hari Raya.

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