GEORGETOWN, Jul 16 – A Soft Opening of Soft Opening Of Penang Floating Boat was held on yesterday 9:30pm at Karpal Singh Drive, Sungai Pinang. The event was present with YB Teh Lai Heng, YB Lim Siew Khim and Director of Management Services, Tuan Haji Akbar Bin Mustapha.
The Grand Opening will be held on 29 July 2015 which will be attended by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. The enang Floating Boat will be exhibited to the public at Karpal Singh Drive, Sungai Pinang start from yesterday until end of the year (6 Months). The lighting will be light up from 7:00 pm to 12:00 midnight everyday.
Penang City Council representing the Penang State Government has been taking part in the competition Flotilla – The Miracle Night “Magic of the Night 2015” which held at Putrajaya Waterfront Marina from 28 to 31 May 2015. It takes around 2 months with 8 people to build up this creative Flotilla. The cost was around RM200,000 to build the Flotilla.
A total of 16 pieces flotilla was took part in the competition “Flotilla – Magic of the Night in 2015 at Putrajaya with namely Johor, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Terengganu, Sarawak, Selangor, Perbadanan Putrajaya, Sabah, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Kedah, Kelantan, Kementerian Pelancongan & Kebudayaan Malaysia, Suzhou, China and Penang.
Lastly, Flotilla of Penang with the theme “Endless Celebrations” has won two awards during the “Magic of the Night 2015” on 31 May 2015 (Sunday) which is namely Flotilla Most Creative Award and Flotilla Most Popular Award with compared to last year just won Flotilla Overall Award.