‘Rumah asap’ potential tourist destination for Sarawak, says Pasima president | Malaysia

Isa (right) is joined by a Korean known as Mr Yoo who joined him to sing the Iban classic Bekikis Bulu Betis. Mr Yoo was at a rumah asap where Isa’s band Pesaka Lama was performing. — Borneo Post Online pic
Isa (ideal) is joined by a Korean acknowledged as Mr Yoo who joined him to sing the Iban traditional Bekikis Bulu Betis. Mr Yoo was at a rumah asap in which Isa’s band Pesaka Lama was executing. — Borneo Publish On the web pic

KUCHING, May possibly 16 — ‘Rumah asap’ or smokehouse eateries can be promoted as an additional vacationer spot for Sarawak, mentioned Persatuan Anak Seni Iban Malaysia (Pasima) president Isa Lee.

He claimed these eateries are now popular places all through the changeover to endemic phase for individuals to dine in when remaining entertained by dwell tunes.

“Is it probable for the authorities to give aid or supply grants to area entrepreneurs to develop or increase smokehouses with much better amenities, these types of as very good parking spots and access roadways?

“I feel with a extra conducive environment, rumah asaps in city and rural locations can entice far more website visitors and turn into one particular of the stops for visitors when they pay a visit to Sarawak,” he reported.

Isa pointed in spite of the existing rustic configurations, rumah asaps still managed to bring in many diners — not just locals but also foreigners residing in Sarawak.

Equally, for area artistes he said rumah asaps, which are also named ‘langkau arau’ or ‘ramin asuh’, supply a phase for them to do promotions.

He included the smokehouse eateries could also be the location for recording organizations to maintain situations auditioning for new and young talents.

“Through my personal encounter as buskers at rumah asap, persons occur not only to commit on meals and drinks but also want to get pleasure from the new music there. I have also met foreigners who were attracted to this notion.

“This produces a get-acquire circumstance for the artistes, their recording corporations, stall operators and the operator of the rumah asap,” he explained.

Isa also expressed his appreciation to nearby politicians, which include some ministers who have occur to rumah asaps to assistance the regional business enterprise and cheer for the artistes carrying out there.

“In short, I can say rumah asaps are a position exactly where all Sarawakians can get jointly to unwind and have a good time.

“If accomplished appropriately, rumah asaps can be an icon for Sarawak,” he extra. — Borneo Put up On-line