Butterworth all set for thrilling street festival


  • Metro News
  • Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019

Rozali (fifth from left), Rosnani (third from left), Thum (second from right), TLM Event Sdn Bhd managing director Jack Wong (right) and MBSP councillors launching the festival at the council’s headquarters in Bukit Mertajam.

MORE than 100 local and international artists will take part in the Butterworth Fringe Festival (BFF) 2019 at the Padang Permuda Merdeka next month.

The event will be held on Dec 7 and 8, from 5pm to 11pm.

Seberang Prai City Council (MBSP) mayor Datuk Rozali Mohamud said BFF was one of the programmes in line with the implementation of the New Butterworth Plan to enhance economic development for the local population.

“Holistic commitment and collaboration from all parties is the key ingredient to make Butterworth Fringe Festival a success, ” he said after chairing a full council meeting at MBSP’s headquarters in Bandar Perda, Bukit Mertajam.

BFF will showcase over 50 programmes, including performances by UiTM Chamber Choir, Reoq Ponorogo from Malaysia, Naranja from the Netherlands, Pop-Up Drum, a RM2 mini food festival, artisan market, workshops and wall art competition.

Also present at the press conference were council secretary Rosnani Mahmod and Think City programme executive Nicole Thum.

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