Saturday, April 22, 2017

Street Art Festival to spruce up Visit Sibu Year 2017

SIBU: A Street Art Festival and Artistic Gaming Entertainment (AGE) Convention will be held simultaneously in June to spruce up Visit Sibu Year (VSY) 2017.

According to VSY 2017 co-organiser Wong Hie Ping, this will be the first time such events are held in Sarawak.

Sibu Street Art Festival will be held at Chuan Corridor in Sibu Town Square Phase I from June 9 till 17, 11am to 9pm daily.

AGE Convention, on the other hand, is from June 9 till 11 at Sibu Indoor Stadium from 10am till 10pm daily.

“In conjunction with VSY 2017, we would like to welcome visitors not only from other towns in Sarawak but also outside Sarawak to join in these two events,” Wong told a press conference here yesterday.

Also present were SMC chairman Datuk Tiong Thai King, acting municipal secretary Jong Thian Puk, Sibu Street Art Committee member Teng Min Min, Sanyan Road Recreational Club president Richard Lee, treasurer Sylvester Ling and Top Event Services Sdn Bhd managing director Edward Mut.

On Sibu Street Art Festival, Teng Min Min said this would take up the whole stretch of Chuan Corridor which will be designated into zones A, B and C.

Zone A will comprise creative bazaar and Kids Fun Park, while zone B is for mini mural/photography and selfies section and zone C, for street art section. The three zones include street gallery, creative bazaar, vintage mini theatre, street busking, murals photo booth and kids fun park.