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Selangor Photo Carnival 2011 in Klang

Klang Photo Carnival
Selangor Photo Carnival in Klang is touted to be the first outdoor photography carnival in Malaysia. The event was held on the 4th June 2011 (Saturday) at the Jambatan Kota in Klang.

The bridge is one of the oldest bridges in this royal town and surrounding the area are the many heritage sites. Being a full day event which starts at 10.00 am and ends at 10.00 pm, there will be a huge line up of activities for all ages and walks of life here.

There were over 100 photography enthusiast who attended while many other non-photographers were seen around the carnival with their families.

Highlights were the Heritage Walk Photo Hunt and Fireworks which concluded the festival. The state officials officiated the carnival with speeches and immediately the photo hunt started.

A total of 140 participants took part in the hunt which took them through the many interesting parts of Klang's rich cultural areas. A kids coloring contest, band performance, other games were held around the bridge area.

Photography Event in Klang
Photographers along the Jambatan Kota Bridge during the carnival

Among the many activities at the Photo Carnival in Klang, there will be the main photography contest which is open to professionals, amateurs and even families.

As long as you have a camera of any kind, you are invited to participate in the many events - and for free. For those into portrait and model shooting, there will be a 'Model Shoot Contest' while a Kiddy Photography Workshop is set up for the juniors.

You can also expect photography accessories and equipment to be displayed and also for sale at the many booths there.

Among some of the special features, there will be a Malaysia Book of Records attempt in the 'Longest Photograph of the Klang Bridge' where submissions will be accumulated and mounted up.

Photography Model Klang
A model in painted face

For those other than photographers, there are food demos, cultural performances, street art and the must-go Klang Heritage Walk Tour.

Games and colouring contest are also available for the children while for those who enjoy the local food, you can explore the many famous hawkers and restaurants in Klang.

Klang Photographers
Photographers in action at the Nikon Booth

For those staying the entire event, you will be in for a surprise at night as there will be a fireworks show at the old bridge which also gives photographers a chance to try out their night photography.

Prizes include cameras from Nikon, Fuji, Sony and Olympus so one never knows as you may even walk away with one of them.

Klang Jambatan Kota Bridge Sunset
Sunset at the Jambatan Kota Bridge in Klang

Klang Fireworks
Fireworks show at the end of the event - My first attempt in photographing fireworks

Event: Selangor Heritage Photo Carnival Klang
Date: 4th June 2011 (Saturday)
Time: 10.00 am to 10.00 pm
Venue: Old Bridge (Jambatan Kota) Klang

This exciting photography event is brought to you by Tourism Selangor, PCP Advanced Images and Majlis Perbadanan Klang (MPK).

This was a successful photography event which has sparked many other photography events around Klang and Selangor. Perhaps, Tourism Selangor will organize another interesting Selangor Photo Carnival in Klang again. 


Malaysia Travel Blog said...

Hopefully I could come to this carnival, ^^

Malaysia Asia said...

Hi ZeZe, you should. It's 10am-10pm, would be great to meet up there too!

Caroline said...

nice! lets see if i can make it! :D

Malaysia Asia said...

Caroline, I hope you can and if you do, please tweet me there.