Pesta Nukenen Bario 2019

KUCHING, 18 June 2019: “Pesta Nukenen” highlights Sarawak’s unique ethnic food and culture, with three days of feasting in a celebration of local heritage for both tourists and locals.

The festival presents the local culinary, farming and cultural inheritance of the Bario Highlands in northern Sarawak.

It celebrates the last surviving traditionally farmed and forested highland watersheds in Sarawak. Visitors can enjoy organic home cooked food by the longhouse communities of the Kelabit Highlands.

Various traditional delicacies on offer at Pesta Nukenen

Founded in 2005 as a community-owned and funded food and cultural festival it offers a variety of side activities such as traditional games and dances by the young and old.

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