Legend of Santubong to lure in tourists to Sarawak

By TIN Media | Sarawak Published 8 months ago on 21 November 2019
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SARAWAK:

Visitors to Sarawak will now have another reason to visit as the Tourism Board has decided to showcase this mystical tale in a play and dance which has potential material to promote tourism in the state.

Sarawak Tourism Board chief executive officer, Sharzede Datu Salleh Askor said the board has decided to turn the story Sarawakians would love to tell visitors into a theatre performance, to give an emotional aspect for tourists to take back home.

He said that the mystical elements in the Princess Santubong legend is filled with lessons to draw tourists to visit the mountain, not far from Kuching.

The play is an effort to create a colourful experience for the audience with performers in dazzling traditional costumes dancing to the soulful plucking of the sape and it puts one truly in the mood for the Land of the Hornbills.


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