Saturday, July 16, 2011

15 Boats Vying For Awards At Putrajaya Lakeside

KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 (Bernama) -- Fifteen local and foreign participants will showcase their flower decorated and lighted boats in 1Malaysia International Night Floral Parade 2011 (1MITNF 2011) at Putrajaya Lakeside, Precint 3, tomorrow night.

Participants including Tourism Malaysia, Melaka state government, Terengganu state government, AirAsia, Sunway Group, i-City, Resort World Genting, Brunei and Cambodia are vying for awards in four categories - Overall Best Boat, Most Creative Boat, Best Lighted Boat and Most Popular Boat.

1MITNF 2011 with the theme 'Magic of the Night' is held in conjuction with Putrajaya Flower and Garden Festival 2011 (Floria Putrajaya 2011) from

July 9-17, Tourism Malaysia said in a statement today.

Among activities organised are night floral boats photography contest, fireworks display, musical and cultural group performances and 20 tourism related booths offering various tourism products and packages to the public.

Tourism Malaysia's boat will showcase various tourism elements which comprise four logos such as 1Malaysia, Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia, Malaysia Truly Asia, 1Malaysia Green, 1Malaysia Clean

"Apart from the logos, the boat will also present Malaysia's other tourist attractions like Petronas Twin Towers, Traditional House, Wau, Rafflesia, Hisbiscus, Orang Utan, diving, fishes and corals which reflect beautiful islands and rich marine life," it said.

The Tourism Malaysia boat sails across Putrajaya Lake nightly before dropping anchor for a static display at the end of each day.


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