Wednesday, December 7

DIY enthusiasts show skills at Miri City’s MakersMeet 2017


Salina (second right) presents a souvenir to Dayang Siti Nurbaya, witnessed by Lilian and a facilitator for DIY Compost Fertiliser and Home Garden segment.

MIRI: The DIY (Do-It-Yourself) festival, ‘Miri City’s MakersMeet’ at Pustaka Miri yesterday received good response from DIY enthusiasts here.

Jointly run by Pustaka Miri, Miri Local Agenda (LA) 21 under Miri City Council (MCC) and Curtin University Sarawak, the one-day event staged various DIY segments at the library from 8.30am to 6pm.

Pustaka Miri regional manager Salina Zawawi said the DIY event was the first of its kind organised by the library in collaboration with Miri LA 21 and Curtin Sarawak.

“This event is a preview to the MakersMeet 2017, to be conducted by Pustaka Negeri in Kuching this Oct 21 to 22.”

Besides getting free admission, the public were also given the opportunity to attend their preferred DIY segments throughout the day.

“The event was held to provide an opportunity for DIY enthusiasts to share their skills and knowledge with the public as well as instill interest in DIY projects.”

Among the activities were DIY Pallet Furniture, DIY Video Capturing, DIY Compost Fertiliser & Home Garden, DIY 3D Design & Printing, DIY 3Doodler, DIY Makey Makey, DIY Stingless Bee Breeding, DIY Hairdo, DIY Hijab Stylista, DIY Felt & Ribbon headband, DIY Felt Keychain as well as exhibition and sales booths.

Also present were Miri LA21 officer Dayang Siti Nurbaya Awang Kipli and Pustaka Miri librarian Lilian Baun Pulo.