Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Mukah Kaul expects to draw over 70,000 visitors this year

MUKAH: With the theme “Simply Unique”, this year’s Mukah Kaul at Kala Dana beach here from April 21 to 29 is expected to attract about 74,000 visitors, including foreign tourists.

This was the target set by event organisers during a recent committee meeting here.

Of the total estimate, some 70,000 visitors would consist of members of the public and tourists, while the remaining 5,000 would include VVIPs (50), department heads (350), community leaders (300), association and club leaders (100), participants of the event’s activity, sales and community stalls (3,000) as well as officials (500).

The nine-day festival will be packed with interesting activities daily including some new additions involving foreign participation.

Among these new additions are beautifully decorated river taxis that will serve as transportation throughout the event, special helicopter ride and exhibition on April 21-22, the “Elvis Presley Sarawak” showcase on April 25 and the Mukah International Beach Triathlon on April 29.

“Altogether, 39 types of activities have been lined up for the festival as at March 28, but they are still subject to latest amendment,” said the organising committee.

Meanwhlie, a kaul ritual will be performed at Tugek, Kala Dana beach on April 20 at 7am.

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