Category Archives: Special

“Hari Belia” or Youth Day celebrations in Sibu

DBNA is proud to have been a part of the Sarawak state level “Hari Belia” or Youth Day celebrations in Sibu, Kuching, Sarawak on Sunday 18/11/18.

Coordinated by Mr Mejun Abang of DBNA Sibu branch, and led by Mr Terence Gopa of the Youth category, the DBNA contingent came in full constumes and to represent the 4 major language groups of the Bidayuhs.

Photo credits: Mr Mejun Abang.

My Presence SIL Conference @ Sibu Sarawak

DBNA was invited to present at the “My Presence SIL Conference” in Sibu, Sarawak on 14 November 2018.

Datu Ik Pahon is represented by Mr Josak Siam, the Coordinator of the Bidayuh Language Development Programme, which is the association’s signature language preservation education programme in collaboration with SIL.

Thank you SIL for inviting DBNA to present on the journey on preserving the Bidayuh languages. All the best to SIL and DBNA in the continuing journey.

We have the Wordlists for the Bidayuh languages i.e. Bukar Sadong, Biatah, Bau-Jagoi for sale at DBNA Headquarters. If and when you are in Kuching, do stop by the office during office hours. Mr Josak and the Admin team would be more than happy to show you the books, which are selling for RM5 and RM25.

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

Happy Diwali 2018!

Wishing all our Hindu clients, family and friends a Happy Diwali. Have a bright festival with your loved ones.

Lots of love from all of us Management and Staff at DBNA HQ, Jln Kumpang, Kuching.

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

Thank You for Bidayuh Cultural Symposium 2018

On behalf of the President and Supreme Council Members of DBNA, I thank everyone who contributed towards the success of the recently concluded Bidayuh Cultural Symposium 2018 held from 10-12 August 2018 at the DBNA Headquarters premise, Jalan Kumpang, Kuching Sarawak.

It was a “Tara, Tara, ooooaaaaah” success. We are grateful to all who came to participate in our activities. We hope you had as much fun as we did organising it. See you again at future events or when you dine at Awah Cafe.

Stay safe in this heat, drink plenty of water and take care, everyone!

Kurami suo seperog ami di DBNA! Ja Ata. Ja Mieh!

From all of us, Staff and Management,
Jane Dripin
Executive Secretary
DBNA Administration Office
DBNA HQ