Sungkey Lua, popularly written as SungkeyLua, or #SungkeyLua on social media, is an initiative by Kuching‘s very own youths from OrgKampong would be returning to Kuching’s Padang Merdeka soon.

The news was broken by co-organizer Afick in a tweet which can be seen below, who confirmed the return of the event.

Afick also confirmed that the organizers are in the midst of getting approval from relevant authorities, and the date would be announced soon.

During SungkeyLua, participants are encouraged to bring their own buka puasa meals to break fast together outdoors, in a picnic like atmosphere.

Dress code is usually set as Hari Raya attire, but the organizers aren’t too strict about it nonetheless.  Joining in the event is free, but participants are expected to tidy up after their sessions.

Previous editions have also seen foreign tourist joining in the fanfare.

SungkeyLua started in 2014 and has since become a trend imitated in Sibu and even Miri. Among the key objectives is to foster unity and harmony among participants. It also encourages those coming to be responsible towards the city.

SungkeyLua was moved to Borneo744 last year.