Langkawi Birding & Fotofest 2010

Wildlife photographers, bird enthusiasts and eco-lovers would be thrilled to find out about the inaugural Langkawi Birding & Fotofest which will be held in Langkawi, Malaysia from the 19th – 21st November 2010. This Fotofest has a lot of interesting events lined up for participants and their families such as Bird Photography Competition, Photography Workshops, Nature Talks, Children Nature Activities, Nature Walks & Tours, Exhibition and Trade Fair Talks amongst others.

19th November 2010 (Friday)

9:00am – 5:00pm Booth Exhibitions at Langkawi Fair
8:00am Arrival of Participants & Registration for Workshops
8:30am Launching of the Langkawi Birding and Photo Fest

9:00am – 1:00pm Workshops
Session 1
Title: A Purposeful Approach to Photographing Birds (09:00am – 11:00pm)
Speaker: Mr. Choo Tse Chien

Title:Digital Videoscoping (11:00pm – 1:00pm)
Presenter: Mr.Tee Lian Huat

2:00pm – 6:00pm Workshops
Session 2
Title: Macro Photography Techniques – A Bugs Life (2:00pm – 4:00pm)
Speaker: Kurt (aka Orion Mystery)

Title: Birdwatching Tourism (4:00pm – 5:30pm)
Speaker: Andrew Sebastian
5:30pm – 6:00pm Birdrace and Photo Competition Briefing and registration
6:30pm – 8:30pm Guided Nature Walk – Rainforest Afterdark (Media)

20th November 2010 (Saturday)

7:30am – 8:00am Official flag off of Birdrace and Photo Competition
9:00am – 5:00pm Activities and Booth Exhibitions at Langkawi Fair
5:00pm – 8:30pm Guided Nature trip – The Great Hornbills of Gunung Raya (Media)

21st November 2010 (Sunday)

8:00am – 9:30am Guided Nature Walk – Langkawi Awakening (Media)
9:00am – 5:00pm Activities and Booth Exhibitions at Langkawi Fair
12:00pm End of Bird Race and Photography Competition
4:00pm – 7:00pm Exhibition of Participants Competition Photographs and voting for Peoples Choice
8:00pm Dinner & Prize presentation

For the official program, rules & regulations and registration details, please head to the Bird Festival’s Blog.

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