Bintulu – The 15th edition of Borneo International Kite Festival (BIKF) will be held at Old Airport Runway, Bintulu, starting from September 25 until 29, with local and international amateur and professional kiters showing their respective uniqueness and vibrant arts and culture to be depicted in their kite design motives.
The five-day event will include kite making workshops, design and demonstrations and cultural performances
The highlights of this year’s BKIF is the attempt to create and break the Malaysia Book of Record of the “longest arch kite tunnel”.
BKIF will also organize the Asia Pacific Sportkite championship which is opened to all kiters from all countries and also the performance of “Stunt-Kite” by Air-Rex Japan former winner of 2008 World Sport Kite Championship at France.
A total of 81 kiters from 27 countries, that is, Singapore, Japan, China, France, Poland, Indonesia, England, Belgium, Australia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Turkey, United States of America, Canada, Columbia, Estonia, Germany, India, Italy, New Zealand, Philippines, Portugal, Sweden, Taiwan, Vietnam, Russia and Switzerland will be present.
Borneo International Kite Festival is hosted by Bintulu Development Authority (BDA) and supported by Sarawak State Government.
For more information, can log on to borneokites.com or contact Mr Muammar Quaddafi Bin Abdul Razak at 086 332 011 ext 443.