Malaysia beckons Indian F1 grand prix fans

March 16th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Malaysia is beckoning Indian racing fans with a special all-inclusive package as Kuala Lumpur readies for the Petronas Malaysian Formula 1 Grand Prix 2008 that commemorates 10 years of the event in the country. Offered by Tourism Malaysia in conjunction with select travel agents, the two-night, three-day package starts from Rs.29,999 and includes return airfare on economy, airport transfers, hotel accommodation with breakfast, transfers to Sepang circuit with a ticket to a Formula 1 race and half-day sightseeing in Kuala Lumpur.

The 10th anniversary programme, titled “08 ON TEN” offers eight grand events including an endless shopping spree, vintage cars, enthralling music, tantalizing fashion, superb culture - and the F1 race.

The highly attractive “08 ON TEN” line-up includes KLGP City Sale, KL Vintage & Classic Cars Concourse, Sunburst KL International Music Festival, Stylo KL Fashion Festival, KLGP City Festival, KLGP City Bintang Walk Festival, Speed Zone Tour and the Black Circuit Paddock Party.

“Bringing F1 fervour to the streets of Kuala Lumpur, each of these events will provide something for everybody,” a Tourism Malaysia statement said.

“For those who love automobiles of the era-gone-by, here’s your chance to witness a stable of vintage and classic cars from the past decades that will be displayed in the Dataran Merdeka at the KL Vintage & Classic Cars Concourse.

“If you like to stick to the basic best on offer, the KLGP City Festival celebrates an evening of multi-cultural extravaganza of colour and music especially for your pleasure,” the statement added.

“For those who like to move to the rhythm, there is the explosive Sunburst KL International Music Festival 2008. This is the first KL GP free concert featuring international and local artistes where the performers include All-For-One, Ning Baizura, Dayang Nurfaizah and Reshmonu.

“Just to reaffirm that fun begins at the top of the world, there’s the Speed Zone Tour 2008. Five hundred tickets are up for grabs for this official Grand Prix Party that will be hosted at the KL Tower,” the statement said.

“Continuing with the revelry, the Black Circuit Paddock Party will be organized as a special hip-hop party at the Zouk Club in KL City. And finally, for all the modern trends and glamour, there’s the Stylo KL Fashion Festival,” the statement said

The members of the Supremes band, showcasing international and local creations, will officially launch the weeklong fashion extravaganza. It will also feature the Dreamgirls rendering nostalgic Motown favourites at the launch party.

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