Thursday, January 29, 2015

Kota Kinabalu to celebrate City Day with several events

Kota Kinabalu: Several exciting events will be held in conjunction with the city's 15th anniversary this Feb 2.

The events will kick off with thanksgiving prayers on Jan 29 at the City Hall headquarters here followed by the city flag-raising ceremony on Feb 2 at Padang Merdeka, a statement from City Hall said on Wednesday.

The highlights are KK City Day Karate Championship on March 14 to 15 at the City Community Hall, the "Jom Berbasikal" event on March 15 at the Merdeka field, the 10th International Sabah Open Dart Tournament on March 27 to 29 at the Community Hall, KK City Run on Oct 11 at Padang Merdeka, KK Inter-cities Chess Championship 2015 and the KK Tourism Treasure Hunt.

The flag raising ceremony, which will be held from 8am on Feb 2 at Padang Merdeka, will include a march past by several contingents.

Eighteen contingents from various bodies are expected to be present at the ceremony.

They include all the City Hall's departments and invitees like Universiti Institut Teknologi Mara, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Sabah Cultural Board, Kg Cenderamata II Likas and the City Hall cycling team.