Bintulu Kite Festival
August 21-28, 2005
The eight-day event is organised by Persatuan Wau Kuching Sarawak (Pewasa) under the patronage of Sarawak's Chief Minister Pehin Sr Dr Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud with cooperation from Bintulu Resident Office, Bintulu Development Authority, Sarawak Economic Development Corporation, and Malaysia Kites Council.
Visitors will witness various events including a demonstration by international kite-making experts on making creative and stunt kites and Malay kitefighting competition.
Various Malay kites, such as Wau Merak of Johor, Wau Seri Bulan of Perak, Wau Helang of Perlis, and Wau Kapal of Selangor, will be displayed at the festival.
There are also national-level kiting competition, traditional kite-making competition and workshops.
Among the countries that will take part in the festival are New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, China, and South Korea.
The Singaore Team attending are:
Peter Teo, Tan Poh Wah, Tan See Liang and Robert Foong