Floating gracefully along Putrajaya Lake, the decorated boats take on a life of their own…
This year, at the 1Malaysia International Tourism Night Floral Parade, visitors will be greeted by a splash of colours, bright lights and mesmerising decorative boats, set to take place from 30 June till 8 July.
A total of 15 boats will converge on Putrajaya Lake, representing popular tourism icons; will sail on for nine consecutive nights at Precinct 2, from 9.30 pm till 11.30 pm.
Themed, “Magic of the Night”, the boats are represented from the states of Johor, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Sabah, Sarawak and Terengganu. There will also be government bodies from Putrajaya Corporation, Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and Tourism Malaysia. The Ministry of Tourism will also have its own boat in the event, as well as first participation by time international participants from Kenya and Suzhuou, China.
Among the activities slated for the event include night floral boats photography contest, fireworks display, musical and cultural group performances, concert, Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia Dance as well as the 1Malaysia Green and Clean Campaign.
This is the second time the event will be held, after last year’s successful event in Putrajaya, organised by Ministry of Tourism.
The event will be held in conjunction with the Putrajaya Floria 2012 at Putrajaya Lake. Putrajaya Floria is Malaysia’s premier outdoor garden and flower showcase.
With the theme, ‘Bougainvillea – Enduring Beauty’, FLORIA 2012 is set to showcase the biggest collection of Bougainvillea blooms, as well as exhibitors of landscape and horticulture, both locally and internationally.
Organised by the Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia, the annual 1MITNFP is held in conjunction with the Floria Putrajaya Festival, Malaysia’s premier outdoor garden and flower showcase, which displays the best of the local and international landscape and horticulture industry.
For more information on 1MITNFP 2012, please contact Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia at 03-8891 7000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caption: Images from last year’s event
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