Category Archives: Activities

Bidayuh Language Debate & Bidayuh Salako Wordlist Launching

Itsssss’s back!! A Bidayuh language debate is happening and this time, it’s organised by the DBNA Lundu Branch together with our friends at WAIfm.

At the same time, there will be a launching of the Bidayuh Salako Wordlist at 9am on November 17, 2018.

The back drop is in the Salako language, in case you are wondering. 😀

All Bidayuhs are welcomed. Do make your way to Lundu.

DBNA Admin Hq office will also be putting up a stall selling the other Wordlists (books) in the other 3 Bidayuh languages.

We are complete!😀

#Tanam episod khas tentang pertanian pintar Sarawak bersama Datu IK Pahon AK Joyik, Setiausaha Tetap Kementerian Pemodenan Pertanian, Tanah Adat Pembangunan Wilayah, Sarawak.

If you can, watch the President of DBNA, Datu Ik Pahon Joyik today at 11:35am at Astro Awani channel. He speaks in his official role at the ministry.

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#Tanam episod khas tentang pertanian pintar Sarawak bersama Datu IK Pahon AK Joyik, Setiausaha Tetap Kementerian Pemodenan Pertanian, Tanah Adat Pembangunan Wilayah, Sarawak.

Saksikan Tanam jam 11.35 pagi ini, Rabu hanya di Astro Awani saluran 501 dan Astroawani.com/live-tv

Ethnic & cultural visit to Annah Rais Longhouse Padawan by delegation of Beijing Dance Academy China

A delegation of 6 persons from the Beijing Dance Academy, China, made an ethnic and cultural visit to the village of Annah Rais Longhouse, Padawan, Kuching, Sarawak, from 9am – 3:30pm on Tuesday 6 November 2018.

Led by the DBNA Padawan Branch Chairman, Mr Harry Busan and his team, together with DBNA Cultural Officer, Cr. Paul Akiu Bandat, and the Ana Rais Village Committee, the troupe was briefed on the cultural and Bidayuh ethnic by the Bidayuh Elders of the kampung. They were also welcomed by the special appearance of the legendary “Ring Ladies” of Kampung Semban, a “Pritung” musical ensemble performance and Ana Rais Cultural Troupe.

Photo credits: Mr Harry Busan, DBNA Padawan Branch

Bidayuhs explore ties with Taiwan natives – BorneoPost Online

DBNA crossed the borders to find out more about the natives in Taiwan.

Bidayuhs explore ties with Taiwan natives – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News | Largest English Daily In Borneo

Bidayuhs explore ties with Taiwan natives – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News | Largest English Daily In Borneohttp://www.theborneopost.com/2018/11/03/bidayuhs-explore-ties-with-taiwan-natives/KUCHING: There are many similarities between the indigenous people of Taiwan and the Bidayuhs of Sarawak, as delegates from Dayak Bidayuh National Association (DBNA) found out during a trip to the …

Council of Indigenous People of Taiwan 25 October 2018

DBNA Supreme Council Members, together with a Paramount Chief of the Bidayuh, paid a visit to the Council of Indigenous People of Taiwan on 25 October 2018. They will be visiting other cultural sites and places of interests.

TYT Celebration Parade @Sibu Sarawak

DBNA is proud to be a part of the Sarawakian community at the TYT celebration parade held in Sibu, Sarawak today, 11/10/18.

DBNA is represented by members from the DBNA Central Branches i.e Sibu, Sarikei and Mukah.

Led by Supreme Council Executive Committee Member, Semba Mejun Abang, the contingent is dressed in full Bidayuh costumes and colours representing the 4 major language groups of the Bidayuhs.

Free Anti-Rabies Vaccination at DBNA HQ

Our community service extends to our dearly loved animals in our community as well!

Date: 6 October 2018
Place: DBNA Car park area
Time: 9am-2pm

Bring your IC and your dogs!

#Mydogmybestfriend
#DBNA

Datapuri Financial System Training

In our continuing pursuit to be updated and remain relevant in the IT world, DBNA embarked on a training for the Branch Chairman and Treasurer on the Datapuri Financial System.

The training started with the Kuching area branches/locations first.

The first training session was held on Saturday 22/9/18 attended by DBNA Serapi Branch’s 3 office bearers. Kudos to them for being the first!

Today’s (29/9/18) training session was attended by the Kuching Urban Branch, Penrissen Branch, Lundu Branch, Siburan Branch, Bung Sadong Branch and the Women Branch. It was held at the Mini Hall, DBNA Hq at Jln Kumpang, Kuching, from 9am-4pm.

System Training was conducted by Miss Miliza and Miss Dimple of Pasti Nyala Sdn Bhd.

DBNA Admin staff on duty, Mdm Elizabeth Noyek and Mdm Jane Dripin were on hand to provide assistance on the system and to collect feedback.

Happy Unlearning, Learning and Relearning, everyone!😀

Next training date will be on 27/10/18 for the remaining Kuching Branches.

Anak Sangon and Anak Pimigan 2018

Bidayuh Cultural Carnival 2018 is happening today from 10am-10pm, Friday 10/8/18 at the Dayak Bidayuh National Association (DBNA) Jln Kumpang, Off Jalan Ong Tiang Swee Kuching.

Anak Sangon and Anak Pimigan 2018.

Bidayuh Cultural Carnival 2018

We are ready to welcome you to 3 days of Bidayuh food, arts & crafts, and traditional games! A Cultural Symposium is also happening on 11/8/18.

The team is preparing last touches to the carnival. We are excited!!

Happening from 10th to the 12th August at the Dayak Bidayuh National Association venue at Jln Kumpang, Off Ong Tiang Swee Road, Kuching, Sarawak.

See you soon! Ja Ata! Ja Meh!