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Jom Heboh Sarawak records 300,000 visitors

The recently concluded Jom Heboh Segulai Sejalai Sarawak Carnival recorded over 300,000 visitors said its organizers.

The event was held at Dataran Perayaan Petra Jaya, Kuching, Sarawak was held from 26 to 28 January 2024.

Among the most visited booths during the carnival was the Studio Tonton Drama Sangat which had Sarawak cultural competitions, with Anak Seni Warisan Kenyalang (Kumpulan 1) bringing home first place for a traditional dance competition.

The Chidren’s traditional costume competition also was well received with 16 year old Nursharmimi Izzaty Bt Razi Shariman winning the competition to take home the first place prize of RM300.

Aside from those competitions, there were also artist such as Nabila Razali (Tonton), Meerqeen (Tonton), Anna Jobling (wajah Tonton), Aidit Noh (Akasia: Cinta Bersemi Di Wadi Safiyyah), Sherry Ibrahim (Filem Tonton: Detik), Raden Zaharatul (Lestary: Hawt Fellas), Atiq Azman (Lestary: Hawt Fellas), and Trisha Ooi (Samarinda: Menanti Senja), newscaster Farah Nabilah Wazer (Buletin TV3) and Mior Abdul Malek (Buletin TV3), TV9 personalities like Nur Affizza Azmi (Buletin TV9), Zaira Sri Zakaria (Buletin TV9), and Fizo Omar (Nasi Lemak Kopi O).

Also at the carnival were invited artist Sharifah Shahirah and Hael Husaini.

The Jom Esports Championship was also held for the first time at the carnival with Mobile Legends gamers, Foxura OG winning the grand prize of the day.

Also well received was the Konsert Jom Heboh! which was hosted by Muaz Mohamed (Kool 101) and Aisha Mazlin (Hot FM).

The concert saw the likes of TujuLoca, Kaka Azraff, Liza Hanim, Nizam Laksamana, Aepul Roza, Baby Shima, Khai Bahar, Hael Husaini, Indah Ruhaila, Rahmad Mega, and Rem performing on stage.

This is only the second time the Jom Heboh Carnival was organized in Sarawak with the first done way back in 2013.


Cyril Dason

Cyril Dason was born and currently lives in Kuching. He loves jungle trekking, clean rivers and chilling out with friends.

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