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april, 2019

20apr(apr 20)07:0021(apr 21)18:00THE RUNGUS KIANSAMUNG FESTIVAL

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Event Details

Head North to the village of Tinangol in Kudat for the Rungus Kiansamung Festival, also known as the Rungus “Strong Man” Festival. This local “strong man” festival will showcase various traditional sports, activities and rituals, including the Hontira (Rungus traditional sport) and Mangagi – a fascinating ritual to summon the spirits of the Earth, Water, Sky to summon the spirit of Ansamung to bestow strength and power to the participants. The highlight of the festival is the Open “Strong Man” Competition also known as Kiansamung Competition. Apart from the masculine activities, you will also be able to enjoy traditional music and dances as well as Gimpuhut, the Rungus beauty pageant. Don’t forget to taste the special local brew – Tinupak too!

For further info: Stephen Nogiris Sabala
T: +60 16 837 3910
F: +60 88 663 187
E: stephnoris@yahoo.com

Time

20 (Saturday) 07:00 - 21 (Sunday) 18:00

Location

Kg. Tinangol, Matunggong, Kudat

Organizer

Rungus Strongman Association Sabah

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