The month-long Kaamatan (Harvest) Festival is launched today in Beafurot, about 100km fromn Kota Kinabalu by Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman. The launching will be followed by celebrations throughtout Sabah in every districts until May 30 and 31 when the State level is held at Hongkod Koisaan and at the Sabah Cultural Centre in Penampang.
Kaamatan is an annual festival of the farming Kadazan Dusun and Murut, the biggest of all the natives of Sabah, the Land Below The Wind. Kaamatan is celebrated after paddy farmers harvested their paddy.
Kotobian Tadau Tagazo Kaamatan 2008.