Thursday, August 16, 2007

Sarawak Regatta lures record of 346 teams


KUCHING: The Sarawak Regatta, a traditional boat race promoted as a premier event in the state tourism calendar, will be grander this year with the highest ever number of teams participating.

The 15-event annual regatta, from Aug 31 to Sept 2 at the Kuching Waterfront, has attracted 346 teams, including one each from Brunei and Indonesia.

“We are targeting more than 50,000 spectators to throng the Kuching Waterfront to watch the paddlers battle for total prize money of RM165,000,” said State Assistant Tourism Minister Hamden Ahmad.

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1 comment:

Kim said...

Thanks for the information.