Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Bintulu to host global kite festival from Aug 18 to 26

BINTULU: Bintulu will be turned into a global arena for international kite-making and kite-flying competitions.

Sarawak tourism authorities have decided to make this northern Sarawak town a base for kites following its success in turning Miri into an international jazz venue and Kuching into a world ethnic music platform.

An International Borneo Kite Festival will be held here from Aug 18 to 26.

Top kite-makers from 20 countries have been invited to participate in the competition, said Dr Razali Abon, the event’s organising chairman.

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Anonymous said...

where in bintulu please? i will be travelling from Miri on the 18th to Bintulu.

e-borneo.com said...

The kite festival will be held at the old Bintulu Airport in the heart of the town.

You won't be able to miss it as the area is as big as three football (soccer) fields and sited near major hotels and motels.

Hope you will enjoy the 9-day kite extravaganza in Bintulu.