Sunday, February 15, 2009

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Kite museum, Picture from Utusan Malaysia

It is this special times of the year again. The special events, "Festival Layang-layang" or literally translate as "The International Kite Festivals". Holding once a year, the events takes place at the Bukit Layang-Layang, Pasir Gudang, Johor Darul Takzim.

Kite's making demonstration, Picture from Utusan Malaysia

Bukit Layang-Layang is the place where this annual events takes place. Located at the heart of Pasir Gudang. It is also home to the country's first and only Kite Museum. Here, visitors can see some interesting kite exhibits, take part in a kite-making workshop and then fly your new kites in the adjacent field.

Every year, tourist throughout the world will participate in this events. The festivals will be held for a week from monday to sunday (16 to 22 February 2009). This event has been introduced since 1995. Some of regular participants are Peter Lynn from New Zealand, Micheal Alvarez dan Roger Martin from Australia.
About 28 countries is aspected to participated this year and 26 countries already confirmed their participations like Australia, England, New Zealand, Lebanon and Austria.

This year festivals theme is "Kite brings Harmony". It is a symbols of kite as a shared culture by all races of the world that symbolized harmony and peace.
There will also a special bazaar that sells kite merchandize.

It is a blessed that my hometown is only 15 km away from Pasir Gudang.
Can't wait to be there...



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