TUARAN: It was sunny on the morning of May 31, that marked Sabah's Kadazandusun community's celebration of their harvest festival or 'Pesta Kaamatan'.
An octogenarian was sitting leisurely at the stairway of her wooden house in Kampung Mantob, Kiulu while listening attentively to a Kadazandusun song entitled 'Tadau Kaamatan' over Radio Vfm Kota Kinabalu.
The woman, Mundahoi Sompong, who is now 83 years old, was a distance away from the KDCA building in Penampang, the heart of this year's Pesta Kaamatan celebration.
For more than two decades, age had forced this woman to skip witnessing events in the celebration that included its highlight, the Unduk Ngadau (beauty pageant).
(The Borneo Post)
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