Cocos Malay community is an ethnic minority group found in several areas of the state. Among the settlements for this ethnic group are Lahad Datu, Kunak, Sandakan and most of Tawau. Their presence in the state brings its own uniqueness which their cultural uniqueness of Scotland and cultural mix of Malay dance called "Dansa".Dansa is very popular among the Kokos community. The term "Dansa" is derived from the English word "Dance". The history of this dance is as early as the people of the Java Islands and the peoples of Asia who were brought to the Cocos Islands were introduced to English and Scottish dances.