Hive of activities at Kpg Awat-Awat Oct 21-22

Sarifurrizal (left) and his members are expected to make an impact during the festival.

LAWAS: Kampung Awat-Awat, a fishing village here, will be the centre of attraction when various activities are held during a festival called ‘Pesta Pelancongan Sukan Nelayan Kampung Awat-Awat’ on Oct 21 – 22.

Main organising committee chairman Rosli Hidup @ Tuah said the inaugural festival would help promote the village’s tourism potential.

“This festival will showcase the tourism potential of the village including its culture and traditions apart from enhancing unity among youths,” he told reporters here yesterday.

Rosli said the programme was suited to the identity of the village which had niche tourism products capable of attracting local and foreign tourists.

Meanwhile, deputy chairman of Awat-Awat Motor Day (AAMD) Mohd Sarifurrizal Ahmad said motoring activities would  be one of the main attractions of the festival which could gather enthusiasts and members of motoring clubs in Lawas and surrounding areas.

Sarifurrizal said the motoring activities could encourage youths to indulge in healthy activities and promote the anti-drugs campaign.

“Apart from promoting a healthy lifestyle, the motoring activities could also promote the existing motoring club here – Awat-Awat Riders Club,” he said.

Among other activities to be held on Oct 21 are a Bikers Karaoke Competition while on Oct 22 there will be competitions on motorcycle accessories, sound of large exhaust and an auto show.

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