SANGGAR Budaya, which won the 1Malaysia Dance competition in Sibu recently, will have the honour of entertaining Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak during a community dinner in Miri on July 22.
Miri City Council (MCC) Mayor Lawrence Lai said the group had done Miri proud and their winning dance will be presented to the Prime Minister at the event at the Miri Indoor Stadium.
To show MCC’s appreciation for the group’s contribution, Lai presented special T-shirts to members of the group on Thursday evening.
Sanggar Budaya leader Desmond Sagoh said the group would represent the country at the coming Borneo Cultural Festival (BCF) in Sibu.
Desmond added the dance group comprised mainly Miri youths and winning the IMalaysia Dance competition in Sibu was their first state recognition.