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A dance of the Bidayuh community usually performed after the harvest season as a form of entertainment for guests to the longhouse. The movements of the dancers with outstretched hands imitate the movements of the eagles as they flap their wings in flight.

The male dancers dance to the rhythmic beat of the drums and gongs and to the accompaniment of the tiny bells hanging around from their ankles. They are adorned with a necklace of wild boar teeth round their necks.


(Source: Tourism Division, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Sarawak)