Title: Gawai Dayak

Category: Festival , Gawai Dayak


Gawai Dayak is the Rice Harvest Festival of the Dayak community in Sarawak. The Dayak community in Sarawak mainly comprises the Iban (Sea Dayak) and Bidayuh (Land Dayak). Gawai Dayak is celebrated on June 1. The home-made rice wine, called ‘tuak’ is the traditional drink of choice while the most common delicacy is grilled meat and sticky rice.