Muslim Bidayuh village rejoices in multicultural Raya once more
While they are a minority in a largely Christian area, they have always celebrated festive events with non-Muslim relatives and friends, and are eager to do so once again this year.
Bidayuh families separated by border line mark another Christmas apart
But they wait in hope for the day when the Covid-19 pandemic ends and they will be able to reunite once more.
Christmas with the Bidayuh
The largely Christian minority live deep in the interior of Sarawak, passing on their traditions and culture from one generation to the next.
The Bidayuh’s hard good-bye to their native land
Despite the challenges and difficulties of living in their rural villages, the move to Bengoh under a resettlement scheme meant heartbreak for many.
The last ring-bearers of Sarawak
The custom of wearing copper rings on the arms, legs and neck has been handed down through generations, but now, these four women are the only ones left keeping the tradition alive in Malaysia.