Niti Daun or the Gawai Dayak Parade is a procession or parade by Dayak people of Sarawak.
It is a common parade commonly performed in Iban longhouses or villages before Gawai.
What to expect
During this parade, one can expect thousands donning traditional costumes in full range and variety of most of Sarawak’s indigenous culture and traditional.
Traditional music will also be played as traditional dances are also done as the parade moves.
There would also be moving floats which are decorated in wood, bamboo and other traditional related style.
Photos of the event can be seen below.
Niti Daun video
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Niti Daun Gawai Dayak Parade dates
Niti Daun was also held in 1994, and then 2018, with another one happening in 2023. Check out the year below to see the dates of the parade.
- 2018: 23 June 2018
- 2023: 17 June 2023
Where does Niti Daun Kuching happen?
The usual route is from Tun Jugah Mall, to the Kuching Waterfront.
More on Niti Daun
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