Sunday, July 17, 2011


Fifteen local and foreign participants showcased their flower decorated and lighted boats in 1Malaysia International Night Floral Parade 2011 (1MITNF 2011) at Putrajaya Lakeside,Precint 3, last 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,

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 showcased 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 also presented 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,"

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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