KUCHING – The 10th edition of Asian Bird Fair will be held at Kuching Waterfront from September 27 to October 1.
This is Malaysia’s second hosting of the gathering of birders and service providers from around the world and the first time for Sarawak to play host to this international event.
Among the countries expected to send representation include Cambodia, Australia, Kenya, Mongolia, Nepal, Panama, Peru, the Philippines, China, Taiwan, Singapore and Solomon Islands, Spain, United States of America, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Uganda and Argentina.
Eco-tourism and Conservation Society Malaysia and Sarawak Bird Club will co-host the event offering 70 booths to showcase their projects and initiatives from various participating countries.
Activities including International Eco Forum, schools’ programme throughout Kuching, children programme such as colouring contest and public talks will also be held.
The event is in collaboration among different stakeholders the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture Sarawak, Sarawak Tourism Board, Sarawak Convention Bureau, Wild Bird Club Malaysia, Ecotourism and Conservation Society of Malaysia and the Sarawak Bird Club.