KUMANG/KELIGIT& KELING/BELAWAN CONTEST

MIRI DIVISIONAL GAWAI 2017

KUMANG/KELIGIT& KELING/BELAWAN CONTEST

GRAND BALLROOM, LEVEL 7, MERITZ HOTEL MIRI 13th May 2017 In conjunction with the Miri Divisional Gawai Celebration 2017, the Organising Committee will be organizing a Kumang/Keligit & Keling/Belawan contest on 13th May 2017 (Saturday) at Grand Ballroom of Meritz Hotel, Miri . The contest will be divided into 4 categories as follows :

  • Category Kumang Iban
  • Category Kumang Bidayuh
  • Category Keligit Orang Ulu
  • Category Keling/Belawan (Open)

Prizes for Kumang (Iban) / Kumang (Bidayuh) / Keligit (Orang Ulu) FINAL CONTEST

  • Kumang /Keligit : RM1000.00 (Cash) plus trophy, a flower bouquet,
  • Hamper and a Certificate 1st Runner up : RM800.00 (Cash) plus trophy, a flower bouquet,
  • Hamper and a Certificate 2nd Runner up : RM600.00 (Cash) plus trophy, a flower bouquet,
  • Hamper and a Certificate Remaining 3 Finalists : Each will receive a Consolation Prize of RM300.00 (Cash), Hamper plus a Certificate

Prizes for KelingIban/Belawan Orang Ulu Keling/Belawan :

  • RM800.00 (Cash) plus trophy,
  • Hamper and a Certificate 1st Runner up : RM700.00 (Cash) plus trophy,
  • Hamper and a Certificate 2nd Runner up : RM600.00 (Cash) plus trophy,
  • Hamper and a Certificate Remaining 3 Finalists : Each will receive a Consolation Prize of RM300.00 (Cash) plus hamper and a Certificate

Overall Kumang Gawai Dayak Bahagian Miri 2017 -RM1000 (Cash),Trophy, Sash, Bouquet & Certificate ELIMINATION ROUND

  1. If it’s found necessary for contestants to undergo an Elimination Round, it will be held on 6 th May 2017 (Sat) at Bintang Megamall, New Wing at 6.00 pm –11.00 pm. The Dress code for Ladies must be “Kebaya Nyonya” AND not “Kebaya Modern” and Batik Shirt Long Sleeve for Men.
  2. There will be a Contestant briefing on 25 th April 2017 (Tuesday) at Rumah Dayak Miri at 7.30 pm and it is compulsory for all contestants and their chaperon to attend. There will be Catwalk practice for the Elimination Round held on 3rd May 2017 (Wednesday) at Rumah Dayak Miri at 7.30 pm .All contestant to wear jeans & white blouse (ladies)/round neck shirt(men) and stilt toe high heels (ladies)& men shoe (Men) during all catwalk practice and rehearsal.
  3. Only 6 finalists from each of the four Categories will be selected to enter the Final Contest. Only the 7th to 10th placed contestants for the Kumang Iban, Kumang Bidayuh, Keligit Orang Ulu, & Keling/Belawan during the Elimination Round will received a Consolation Prize and a Certificate.
  4. The remaining contestants will only receive a Certificate.

RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. All Contest Forms for Kumang/Keligit & Keling/Belawan Contests must be enclosed with an Entrance Fee of RM25, a photocopy of IC and Birth Certificate plus
  2. Passport Size photos (Fees, copies of IC, Birth Certificate & Photographs submitted are not returnable);
  3. The Miri Gawai Dayak 2017 Kumang/Keligit contest is open to all single Malaysian Dayak Ladies aged between 18 to 25 years old respectively as at13th May 2017. Married /Divorced /Single Mother are not eligible to participate in the contest;
  4. The Miri Gawai Dayak 2017Keling/Belawan contest is open to all single Malaysian Dayak Men aged between 18 to 30 years old respectively as at 13th May 2017. Married /Divorced /Single Father are not eligible to participate in the contest.
  5. For Muslim Dayak contestants, written clearance from Jabatan Agama Islam /written Consent from the parent of contestant is required; 5. Only School leavers & students who are not governed by Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia ie. University & Private College students are allowed to participate;
  6. All Kumang/Keligit and Keling/Belawan MUST be well conversant in their own respective ethnic dialect of parentage of their own respective ethnic race and minimum height for ALL CONTESTANTS will at 150cm or 5 Feet Tall (without heels/shoe);
  7. For contestants of Mixed Marriage Parentage, where the contestant name is ambiguous (when surname is Chinese /Indian/Eurasian), entry form must be attached with a photocopy of Birth Certificate of the contestant as and when required by the Organiser for further verification;
  8. All the Finalists for the four Categories will be contesting on 13th May 2017 (Saturday).
  9. All completed Entry Forms, enclosed with Entrance Fee, Photocopy of IC, Birth Certificate & photographs must reached the Organising Committee members of the Kumang/Keligit & Keling/Belawan Contest or submitted to Dayak Association Miri (DAM) Office at, Lot 1088-1089, 3rd Floor, Rumah Persatuan Dayak Miri, Jalan Merpati not later than Friday, 21st April 2017 by 4.30 pm.
  10. The organiser reserved all rights not to entertain any late submissions;
  11. Rehearsals are compulsory for all short-listed contestants and it will be held on 11th May 2017 (Thursday) at 7.00 pm at Grand Ballroom of Meritz Hotel (Level 7), hence catwalk practice for the shortlisted finalist will be held on 10 th May 2017 ( Wednesday) at 7.00 pm at Rumah Dayak;
  12. Only one (1) Chaperon is allowed per contestant in the Final Contest;
  13. The judges’ decision is final.
  14. Any Finalist contestant in the Final Contest, who had won the title and is later found that they did not comply with all the Rules & Regulations above, the organizer served all the rights to withdraw the title through a press release and declare the next eligible winner for the title. The Organising Committee’s Decision is final and no appeal will be entertained.
  15. All Top 3 winners of each category and the Overall Kumang Gawai Dayak Bahagian Miri 2017 Winner are oblige to attend /participate related function co-ordinated by the State Level Gawai Committee or Request by the Main Sponsor Maggie / Nescafe up to 31st December 2017.

Organising Co-ordinators can be contacted at :

  • Kumang/Keling Iban :
  • Rumah Dayak: Kitty Janggot 085-435467(Off)
  • Jacqueline Selaka : 016-8786205

Kumang Bidayuh/Keling Bidayuh :

  • Caroline Siburat: 012-8518938 /085-415371(off)

Keligit/Belawan Orang Ulu :

  • Loretta Herbert Madang :019-8360333
  • Petrus Lasong 010-7728084

Download 2017 Kumang Keligit Keling Belawan Entry Form