The fourth Belaga Regatta will be held on Sept 27-30.
Held at the Belaga Bazaar, a 3 and a half hour drive from Bintulu, this will be the fourth edition of this biennial regatta, which was first held in 2012.
“For this fourth edition programme, our Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg is expected to officiate at the opening ceremony on Sept 29. Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah on the other hand will officiate at the closing ceremony on the next day,” Acting Belaga District Officer Juan Ubit Juan said.
The programme for this year’s regatta will include a decorated boat contest, water sports, Belaga rainforest challenge, food stalls contest, decorated cottage show, cultural night and various exhibitions by government agencies.
Water sports enthusiasts from other districts such as from Baram and other areas will be invited to take part in the longboat racing competition.
For more information and to register for these events, contact En. Bujang Bukoh at 013-8297510/013-8185594