Dubbed the “Cradle of Malay Civilization,” Kelantan will focus its Visit Kelantan Year 2008 campaign on its unique culture with special highlights on folk-based activities such as traditional games, cultural performances and traditional food festivals. Kelantan has lined up 28 events that are expected to draw both local and international tourists to the state this year.
Among the international events that will take place throughout the state next year are Royal Go-Kart Competition, International Kite Festival, 100 Rice Festival & ASEAN Food Festival and
Nenggiri International Challenge. There are also cultural festivals such as Songkran, Loy Krathong and Kelantan Fest which showcase Kelantan’s unique culture.
1. Loy Kratong Festival. People are release light candle on the water on river with their wish(es).
2. Kelantanese Food. Clockwise from right side, 1. Kau Jam or Green Leaf Rice. 2. Nasi Dagang or Dagang Rice, with chicken curry or rendang. 3. Fired Chicken with honey 4. Sate or Meat Sticks with delicious Nasi Kapit or Underpressured rice(translation)
For more information, please contact:
KELANTAN TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE,
Jalan Sultan Ibrahim, 15050 Kota Bharu
Phone : +609 748 5534 / +609 748 3543
Fax : +609 748 6652
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org