Wednesday, 26 June 2013


4th Folk Art Exhibition - Understanding Eastern Culture

In conjunction of the 8th Sabah International Folklore Festival 2013, the Sabah Art Gallery under the Sabah Cultural Board will be organising the 4th Folk Art Exhibition here in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

Date: 25th – 30th June 2013
Venue: Sabah Art Gallery, Batu 2, Jalan Penampang, Kota Kinabalu (next to the Federal Archives)

The purpose of this event is to gather artists and bring greater understanding and appreciation to their culture. This year’s Folk Art Exhibition theme is Understanding Eastern Culture.

For the first time this year, this exhibition will highlight various works such as paintings, photography, bead weaving, pottery, calligraphy, as well as music brought esprecially from Japan. Fourteen artists will take part in this exhibition. Other public programmes such as demonstrations and music performances conducted by the artists including introduction to Japan culture exhibition that features costume exhibition, video presentation and tea ceremony.

Sabah Art Gallery is pleased to bring this exhibition to Sabah in the hope to promote a better understanding of eastern culture and bring closer ties between Japan and Malaysia. Visitors are welcome to come to the Sabah Art Gallery to witness this exhibition throughout this event from 9am until 5pm. Most importantly, ENTRANCE IS FREE!

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