Monday, February 20, 2012

17th Kite Festival

His Royal Highness the Tunku Mahkota (Crown Prince) of Johor, Tunku Ismail Idris ibni Sultan Ibrahim consent to officiate the opening of 17th Kite Festival at Pasir Gudang, Johor. Almost 30,000 visitors flocking the area everyday since the festival started since February 15. 225 competitors from 34 countries taking part in the festival. For this year, the festival taking '1 Langit, 1 Budaya' (1 Sky, 1 Culture) represented the game of Kite as sport, culture, tourism and recreation activities practice by various ethnics around the world.

Also present at the opening ceremony were Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) of Johor, Datuk Abdul Ghani Othman; Speaker of the State Assembly, Datuk Mohd. Ali Hassan and Secretary of State, Obet Tawil.

picture from Utusan



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