– Kuching invites the world to experience The Gathering of the Tribes 2011
12/22/2010 reveals that The Gathering of the Tribes exhibition will bring the world to Borneo to experience something totally unique in January 2011

Online PR News – 22-December-2010 – – The expo event is a once in a lifetime experience for anyone interested in the diversity of ancient culture and traditional rituals. It started out as a tribal tattoo convention but thanks to a committee of people who are dedicated to the revival of some of Borneo’s most ancient traditional customs, the scope of the event now stretches far beyond tattoos.

The event, will invite the world to The Borneo Convention Centre in Kuching on 14th, 15th and 16th January where it will showcase the diversity of the rich, ancient cultures of Borneo. Guests will have the opportunity to take part in various programmes including tribal weaving, ethnic tattooing, bead making and wood carving demonstrations.

Borneo tattoos are by far the most popular design all over the world and this event will bring together more than 500 tattoo artists and enthusiasts from around the globe. It will run over three days and include lectures by special guest speakers, ancient tribal rituals and liturgies, and master classes. A tribal band will perform music and dances throughout the day.

Kuching hotels will be in a high demand as visitors hope to find a room close to the exhibition.

Lek Boonlert, marketing head at commented:”This truly unique event is sure to bring crowds of tattoo enthusiasts and people fascinated by the diverse cultures in the region. To ensure that visitors can find a place to stay they should check availability online.