Postponement and Cancelled Events 2020

The 16th Borneo International Kite Festival which is scheduled to be held from September 30 to October 4, 2020 in Bintulu has been postponed to a later date.

Borneo International Kite Festival (BIKF) Chairman, Datuk Talip Zulpilip said at a press conference that BIKF involves mostly kite flyers from foreign countries with thousands of attendees expected at one time. Hence, it would be difficult to observe the social distancing rule among participants.

Meanwhile the 12th Sibu International BASE Jumping, initially held on September 18 to 27, 2020 in Sibu has been cancelled. It was announced by Sibu Resident, Charles Siaw on August 6, 2020. Other major events cancelled in Sibu are the Borneo Cultural Festival, Selangau Festival and Sibujaya Festival.

To know more about the events, visit Sarawak Tourism Board Official Website at  https://sarawaktourism.com/

Photo shows the different types of kites showcased during the Borneo International Kite Festival (BIKF) 2014 (left) and the participants of Sibu International BASE Jumping 2019 taking off from Wisma Sanyan (right).
Photo shows the different types of kites showcased during the Borneo International Kite Festival (BIKF) 2014 (left) and the participants of Sibu International BASE Jumping 2019 taking off from Wisma Sanyan (right).