~ Kampung Sumangkap ~

Kampung Sumangkap is a gong making village. Gong is the most prevalent musical instrument in Sabah , mainly played by the Kadazandusun and Murut people.

Skilled craftsmen working on their gongs. Gongs are usually made of either bronze or brass.

You can try playing with the set of gongs on display- Pick up the mallet and strike in the centre of the gong as well as other parts of its face. Different sound is produced at different parts of the gong.

A line of gongs, each having its own tone, which is mostly low tones.Completed gongs on display.

All in all, enjoy a stroll around this tiny village.

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