Rumah Warisan Jalan Masjid/Rumah Warisan Hajah Rapiah

Rumah Warisan Jalan Masjid/Rumah Warisan Hajah Rapiah

Rumah Warisan Jalan Masjid or Rumah Warisan Hajah Rapiah is located at Jalan Ajibah Abol. This house is believed to have been built in 1903. Hajah Rapiah Heritage House embodies the philosophy and values of the time and is a typical example of traditional Malay architecture. Made from precious belian wood, it has 16 windows with elaborate lattices to accommodate air ventilation to cool down the house in the hot tropical climate. The place is also known as a Quranic learning centre for young children around the villages at Jalan Ajibah Abol, in which the teacher, Haji Yaman, was brother to the namesake of the house, Hajah Rapiah....
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Rumah Tan Sri Abang Ahmad Urai

Rumah Tan Sri Abang Ahmad Urai

A beautiful palatial-style home built by veteran Statesman Tan Sri Abang Ahmad Urai, who had served as Senate President in the Parliament during the 80s. This house features ornate Minangkabau inspired roof arches with intricate nature inspired carvings, an open courtyard and large common hall used for public festivities and religious programs. Not to missed is the unique keris-shaped ‘Tunjuk Langit’, a defining feature often found in traditional Malay architecture to reflect the spiritual belief of the people of that time....
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Masjid Besar/Masjid Bahagian Kuching

Masjid Besar/Masjid Bahagian Kuching

Having existed before the arrival of James Brooke in Kuching, Masjid Bandaraya stands proud as the oldest symbol of Islam and Muslim community in Sarawak. Its earliest incarnation was constructed on the banks of the river at the foothills, and made entirely of wood, with the characteristics of traditional Malay house construction of that time. The mosque had gone through several reconstructions and enlargements to keep up with the rising population through the years. Its most current incarnation is Mughal-inspired as evident from the domes and minaret, and yet still infused with Malay tradition and philosophy. It remains as one of the most iconic building in the heart of Kuching City....
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Rumah Darul Kurnia, Jalan Haji Taha

Rumah Darul Kurnia, Jalan Haji Taha

Darul Kurnia is a colonial style mansion built in the 1930s by Datu Patinggi Abang Haji Abdillah. A Sarawakian independence patriot, Datu Patinggi Hj Abdillah was a highly influential leader of his time, most known for spearheading the anti-cession movement. The anti-cession movement is a fight against British Empire’s attempt to govern Sarawak as a crown colony without sufficient consultation with native residents. This house is historically significant as witness to a peaceful protest by hundreds of civil servants, at the risk of losing their job, to demonstrate their unwillingness to be colonized....
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Rumah Warisan Datuk Bandar Abang Haji Kassim, Kpg Masjid

Rumah Warisan Datuk Bandar Abang Haji Kassim, Kpg Masjid

Built in 1863 by Kuching mayor Datuk Bandar Abang Haji Kassim, this building was the biggest palatial size Malay house in Kuching at the time. It is said that this house was able to fit up to 20 families in any given time. Known to the locals as ‘Rumah Batu’ (The Stone House), it was the first Malay house built using stones and concrete, the first of its kind in a time where houses were primarily built using wood. Having survived a sacking by Japanese army during Japanese Occupation in Sarawak, this building remains standing as an indomitable part of Sarawakian history....
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Kerajaan Negeri Rancang Tubuh Saluran TV Sendiri Bagi Ketengah Bakat Anak Muda

Kerajaan Negeri Rancang Tubuh Saluran TV Sendiri Bagi Ketengah Bakat Anak Muda

Ketua Menteri Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Abang Haji Openg sekali lagi mengumumkan untuk merancang penubuhan saluran televisennya sendiri bagi mempertengahkan bakat seni anak Sarawak selain menyampaikan berita, maklumat ekonomi dan program kandungan tempatan. Mengulas lanjut soalan yang diajukan daripada ahli Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) di Seminar Politik parti GPS Rabu lepas, beliau berkata dengan mewujudkan saluran televisen tersebut, ia dapat dijadikan satu platform bagi anak muda berkarya dan mempamerkan bakat muda mereka. ''Ketika ini rancangan penubuhan TV tersebut sedang dalam perundingan memandangkan mereka (kerajaan persekutuan) sukar memberi kita spektrum. ''jadi kita terpaksa mempunyai spektrum kita sendiri agar dapat digunakan melalui lalual terrestrial ataupun internet supaya dapat mempamerkan bakat seni anak Sarawak'' Beliau berkata demikian dalam ucapannya semasa majlis pelancaran program 'Experience Sarawak' di Kopi-O Corner di sini malam tadi. Tambahnya, ia juga dapat memberi peluang pekerjaan bagi anak Sarawak khasnya lepasan graduan universiti yang menyertai kursus dalam bidang berkenaan. Dalam pada itu, beliau berkata anak muda di Sarawak harus megambil contoh negara jiran iaitu Singapura...
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“AWAKENIN9” ART EXHIBITION: A NEW START FOR KUCHING’S VISUAL ART

“AWAKENIN9” ART EXHIBITION: A NEW START FOR KUCHING’S VISUAL ART

To awake from slumber, “Awakenin9” is the chosen title for this art exhibition hosted by Kelab Jiwa Seni 9Lives Kuching, happening on 12th till 27th January 2019. This two-week event will be held at HAUS 1.5, Lot 4759, City Square, Section 64 Kuching Town Land District Phase 2, Jalan Pending, Kuching; an up-and-coming creative hub. Awakenin9 is the first art exhibition in 2019 for Kelab Jiwa Seni 9Lives Kuching and will be facilitated by a collective of talented Sarawakian artists, plus collaborations with international art enthusiasts. Participating artists include Amy Amin, Asyilah Tan, Dean Caveman, D2k, Felix Oz, Monsthor, Keds, Rikai, Ishamuzen, Lisa James, IVXX, Tha Black Cat, and Yasmin Zaidi. Happening simultaneously with the art exhibition, visitors may also participate in various art workshops where they can learn to make henna art, digital art, silkscreen printing, writing graffiti, and making tie dyes on fabric. There will also be a sharing session regarding digital art and discussions of post-colonial art with anthropologist...
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Pameran “Awakenin9”: Sebuah Permulaan Baru Seni Visual Kuching

Pameran “Awakenin9”: Sebuah Permulaan Baru Seni Visual Kuching

Bangun, bangkit dari lena, “Awakenin9” menjadi tajuk pameran seni yang akan diadakan oleh Kelab Jiwa Seni 9Lives Kuching pada 12 hingga 27 Januari 2019. Acara yang akan berlangsung selama dua minggu ini adalah bertempat di HAUS 1.5 yang terletak di Lot 4759, City Square, Section 64 Kuching Town Land District Phase 2, Jalan Pending , Kuching yang juga merupakan hub kreatif yang semakin berkembang di Kuching. Pameran ini adalah pameran pertama Kelab Jiwa Seni 9Lives Kuching bagi tahun 2019 dan akan mengumpulkan artist-artis visual muda tempatan Sarawak dan juga kolaborasi dengan para penggiat seni dari luar negara. Antara yang terlibat ialah Amy Amin, Asyilah Tan, Dean Caveman, D2k, Felix Oz, Monsthor, Keds, Rikai, Ishamuzen, Lisa James, IVXX, Tha Black Cat, dan juga Yasmin Zaidi.  Selain daripada pameran seni visual, para pengunjung juga boleh menimba ilmu dengan pelbagai aktiviti menarik seperti Bengkel Inai, Bengkel Seni Digital, Bengkel Cetakan Baju (Cetak Saring), Bengkel Graffiti, dan juga Bengkel Ikat Celup Baju. Terdapat juga sesi...
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IR Radzi, Kampung Heritage Local Born Talent And Icon

IR Radzi, Kampung Heritage Local Born Talent And Icon

The year 2015 brings a lot of memories to iR Radzi who is from Kuching, Sarawak. Three years ago, he debuted ’Sempurna Waktu’ and introduced the song to his local fans. The song he created entirely has earned the attention of the listeners and opened a broader path for iR Radzi to go further in the music industry. He also collaborated with renowned composers from Malaysia and Indonesia to produce songs. iR Radzi's ability as a singer and songwriter was recognized when he became one of the finalists in the 'new best artist’ category at the Planet Music Awards. In addition, he was also nominated for ‘Artis Lelaki Baharu Popular’ and ‘Penyanyi Lelaki Popular’ at Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian in the year of 2015. Sempurna Waktu by IR Radzi, Kampung Heritage local born talent and icon Last year, he introduced his latest single entitled ‘Stay’ which is an upbeat, and catchy song. The song proves that he can sing in diverse...
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Keputusan Rasmi Pertandingan Video Old Kuching Heritage

Keputusan Rasmi Pertandingan Video Old Kuching Heritage

KUCHING, 29 Disember: Seramai 25 finalis terpilih dalam senarai akhir Pertandingan Video pendek Old Kuching Heritage yang telah bermula dari 28 September – 30 November lalu. Pertandingan video berkenaan terbuka kepada 2 kategori utama iaitu Profesional dan Pelajar. Penyertaan pendaftaran pertandingan video pendek Old Kuching Heritage ini adalah melalui laman web rasmi #KuchingKampungHeritage iaitu www.kuchingkampungheritage.my yang bertujuan mempromosikan bandar raya Kuching sebagai sebuah destinasi pelancongan warisan dunia. Inisiatif Old Kuching Heritage terdiri daripada 4 komponen iaitu Kampung Heritage, Waterfront Heritage, Business Heritage, dan Heritage Trails. Peserta bebas mengolah idea untuk menghasilkan video menarik berdasarkan 4 komponen tersebut sebagai bahan untuk persembahan video yang berdurasi tidak lebih daripada tiga (3) minit. Kesemua 25 video ini dinilai oleh juri terpilih sebagai syarat untuk ke peringkat finalis.  Semua Pemenang di Majlis Penyerahan Sijil dan Hadiah Pertandingan Video Pendek Old Kuching Heritage. Pemenang-pemenang pertandingan video ini berpeluang memenangi hadiah keseluruhan berjumlah RM23,500. Semua video pemenang menjadi hak milik Kerajaan Sarawak. Terdapat dua kategori...
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