The beauty contest consist of 3 categories divided by ethnicity of the contestant.
1) KUMANG IBAN
2) KUMANG BIDAYUH
3) KELIGIT ORANG ULUNormally,this even was organizing every year,at Sarawak Borneo during the Harvesting Festival,
'Kumang Gawai' (literally Harvest Festival Beauty Queen).
In the ancient days, it was believed that Kumang possessed the mystical power and it was said that she's the fairest maiden that she had captured the heart of the prince, 'Keling'. Kumang was every man's dream, she's a domestic Goddess too. She can weave the 'Pua Kumbu' and she was able to handle the house chores and it is every parents dream that their girls will possess Kumang's good qualities.
KELIGIT ORANG ULU Winner ..
KUMANG BIDAYUH 2010.Hornbill Festival
KUMANG IBAN 2010.Hornbill Festival..GORGEOUS!THE FAIREST AMONG THEM ALL.
JESSICA ALBA gorgeous & graceful like "KUMANG "in Sleeping Dictionary Movie.
Preview..for Kumang Gawai 2010