Borneo Kite Festival cancelled due to Covid-19

By TIN Media | Sarawak Published 2 years ago on 19 August 2020
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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.

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