Steps would be taken to ensure smooth traffic flow on the road leading to the venue, state tourism chief Teng Chang Yeow said after inspecting the site yesterday.
“The road to Taman Kuari will be fully decorated by the end of next week. This festival is one of the main events held in conjunction with Visit Malaysia 2007,” he said.
The festival will feature 13 international bands from the Solomon Islands, the United States, Afghanistan, Italy, South Africa, Russia, Peru, Britain, Burkina Faso and other countries.
Jointly organised by the Tourism Ministry, Tourism Malaysia and the Penang Tourism Action Council (PTAC), it will showcase cultural, community and folk-inspired music with strong ethnic edge and identity.
Tickets are priced at RM40 for adults and RM10 for children. For details, contact the Penang Tourism Action Council at 04-262 0202 or visit www.tourismpenang.gov.my.
Source : STAR
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