Thursday, 9 April 2009

Festival Of Praise - 2nd Nite - Dewan Suarah, Miri

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The 2nd night was F.O.P's opening ceremony, officiated by YB Dato Jacob Dungau Sagan, Deputy Minister of International Trade & Industry of Malaysia. The evening was again filled with various presentations from local artiste & groups. Among them were singer & song writer, Shal Sagan, who is now based in Kuching and all the way from Kota Kinabalu, Wilson B. Lion, who've also produced an album.

These are some shots from the evening.. Enjoy!

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Ushering in our VVIP, YB Dato Jacob Dungau Sagan was Mr Romulus Agan, Chairman of SIB Miri District Youth Ministry.
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Speech by YB Dato Jacob
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YB Dato Jacob played the 'Sape'to mark the opening ceremony of F.O.P
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Mr Romulus, an International 'Orang Ulu' dancer, lead the 'Daerah Miri' team with the welcoming traditional dance..
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And the concert begins..
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Shal Sagan contributed 2 songs from her album. To get in touch or get a hold of her albums, you can reach her HERE.
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Accompanying Shal on the bass guitar was Alan. This fella has gone a long way with his tapping & sliding. Gotta admire the skill lah!
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..and on the drums was Melvin.. (this guy is one incredible drummer and respecting his humble request, I'm allowed to say here that he was also the former drummer for a local band which have made themselves heard around Malaysia & Indonesia).
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The stage was also 'served' with dramas. Such talented actors & actresses we have around Miri!
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The mothers presented a dance as well.. Gracefully done!
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..after a few more presentations, the evening ended with 2 songs from his album "SUSUION" (in Dusun it means, 'Tell The Story') by Wilson B. Lion of Sabah. To grab a copy of his album, contact his agent HERE.
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..and 'traditionally' me, here's a group shot backstage with the gang..
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Now that the concert is over, I've started to do a few strums on my acoustic Fender & my Ibanez Gio which has been gathering dust all this while.

But suddenly a thought overcame me! What will happen to my Nikon D300 & D40X?!!

Will they gather dust as well?.. hmmmmmmm.. (..thinking very longggg)

On a more serious note.. I am not paid any commissions or royalties for linking these artiste sites here kay. Their generosity & approval were earlier agreed prior to uploading of these images. To all you sweet supportive viewers, you are very much welcomed to link my site to yours but if you have the intentions to download or use the pictures here for commercial or even private use, do consult me first kay. Thank you and Happy Easter to all!

3 comments:

KhairulAqmal said...

superb man. ur photo is ragetlaaa.
:)
haha

Jiaren said...

are you still shooting with the 18-200?

Anderson Kalang said...

Khairul, lama tak dengar itu 'raget' punya ayat.. hahahaa...

Jiaren, yup.. I still do. Got another lens suggestion?

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