Borneo International Kites Festival 2009 said to be merrier if not bigger. The event to be held at the old Bintulu airport runaway for a week starting from August 2, 2009.

Countries such as America, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and several European countries have confirmed their participation.

Japan on the other hand have indicated they will be sending bigger contingent this year.

Borneo International Kites Festival which started in 2005 ranked as the most spectacular event of its kind in the state and together with the cultural and artiste performances, it showcases the rich combination of local and international flavours for all to experience and enjoy.

Interesting events have been line up such kite competition, kite-making event while children will get the chance to colour their way to prizes in the colouring contest.

Stunt kites performances will be conducted by international participants as well as many distinct and creative kites will be on display.

The “Rokaku” challenge will also be held amidst the Bintulu Trade and Food fair at the same venue which is right in the middle of the town! This is one event where age knows no bound as yound and old alike will be mesmerized by the shows on display.

Official website: http://www.borneokite.com