First time ever since 1987 that Gawai Dayak Festival coincided with Hari Raya Aidilfitri in Sarawak SG Akademi Sarawak is honored to be part of Majlis Riang Ria Gawai Raya 2019, organized by Jabatan Wanita & Keluarga Sarawak (JWKS) and officiated by YB. Dato Sri Hajah Fatimah Abdullah, Sarawak’s Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, and Family & Childhood Development. Other honorable guests included YB. Datuk Francis Harden Hollis, Assistant Minister for Community Wellbeing, YB. Datuk Amar Hajah Jamilah Binti Haji Anu, ADUN N.03 Tanjong Datu & YBhg. Datuk Hajjah Sharifah Halimah Binti Tuanku Taha, Director of Sarawak’s Custom.
Unity In Diversity For many Sarawakians, the Gawai – Raya celebration has reinforced their sense of unity in diversity, of celebrating together regardless of race & religion. Such an auspicious occasion brings strong bonds of friendship, mutual understanding which will generate peace and harmony throughout the nation.