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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Baram Regatta Season 2 coming soon

As usual...hehehe Baram Regatta coming soon man...for your information, the Baram Regatta's history begun when one of Baram's Resident, Charles Hose orderly an annual competition for a war-canoes of all a villagers to be hold in Apr 1899. All a longhouses in a Baram and Tinjar were informed. They enclosed a Kenyahs of a Baram, a Lirongs of a Tinjar and Madangs of a executive highlands as good as a series of Ibans. On 6th Apr 1899, about 5 thousand people from Baram and a Madang was encamped between a Resident’s bungalow and Fort Hose. The Ibans took adult buliding in a prolonged quarrel of Chinamen’s emporium in Marudi town. The Tinjar Lirongs arrived after sunset. They were dressed in full fight attires in their fight canoes and on attainment a Lirongs rushed adult a mountain to conflict a Kenyahs in a ridicule battle. After a clash, everybody staid down sensitively for a night.

On daylight of 7th Apr 1899, all a people fabricated in a proxy discussion gymnasium built with palm leaves. The Baram chiefs sat on a prolonged height on one side of a gymnasium while a Tinjar group on a oter. The Resident placed himself in a middle. The dual parties exchanged messages and presents and a good vessel competition was announced to take place on 8th Apr 1899. At daylight of a regatta twenty racing boats from all a longhouses were brought to a starting indicate for miles upland from a Fort. Each vessel lift between sixty t seventy men, sitting dual abreast. At a sound of a gun, a twenty boats leaped by a water. Soon, dual boats drew out in a front with a grand neck-to-neck race. The leader was a organisation of pacific downriver folks who schooled vessel creation from a Malays of a coast. The crowds on a bank behaved in good amusement and forgot their feuds in a seductiveness of racing.

As of today the regatta, with all a attraction, was not only a small jubilee though underneath a glamorous masquerade a bold immature paddlers from all over Baram district will accumulate here in Marudi to competed in this stirring 3days vessel races(start 1st October till 3rd October 2011). This BARAM REGATTA will always be remembered as a ancestral stress of a fiesta.

Baram Regatta will be held once any dual years, fills with fad and celebrations, is a thoughtfulness of a Baram’s charming past and carries with it informative and chronological significance. Colorful flashy prolonged boats perplexing to out run any other in a Baram river, braggadocio a competence of both a rowers and peculiarity of their crafts. For Baram Regatta 2011, a organizer has line out engaging module such as speed vessel race, informative shows, Baram Idol, beauty pageants, exhibitions and many more. See you guys at Marudi... this is my first time to Marudi...Hopefully I'll enjoy it...On next 27th October, Baram Idol will start on 28th September till 30th September 2011...