KUCHING: The coming Pesta 1Singai 2015 will be the best platform for young entrepreneurs from Bau and surrounding areas to promote their products and services.
Organising chairman Dato Henry Harry Jinep said the fun-filled festival to be held at 1Singai Tondong commercial centre from Nov 27 to 29 is expected to draw a lot of visitors due to the school holidays.
“It will be an opportune time for our young entrepreneurs especially those in the rural areas to come out and promote their products and services to the larger audience.
“This is in line with our objective of boosting the local economy.
“Students can take advantage of the school holidays to learn and nurture entrepreneurship skills,” he said after the committee meeting yesterday.
He said Pesta 1Singai would be filled with fun activities for young people and the young-at-heart.
Activities for youngsters include children’s colouring competition, street soccer challenge and street sepak takraw challenge.
There will also be zumba exercise, martial arts show, investment talk by PMB, blood donation drive, pap smear check, Big Bikers show and lucky draws.
The highlight will be the 1Singai Merdeka Beauty Queen Pageant on Oct 28, a night after the opening day.
“We have invited popular comedian Mr Os to perform on the nights of Oct 27 and 29.
We have also invited local bands and artistes to perform on those three days and nights.
“Those who come to be festival will have an enjoyable time as they get to have a fun outing with family and friends while contributing to the local economy,” he said.
Yesterday’s meeting, Henry said, was to fine-tune preparations for the festival.
Pesta 1Singai was introduced last year by Putra Sentosa Development Sdn Bhd, of which Henry is the managing director, as its contribution to the local community.