Melaka State Government in collaboration with The Oxford Center for Leadership, Akademi Pelancongan Melaka and Techno Trend Global will organize a Conference of Melaka World Heritage. The details is below:
Theme: Heritage Conservation and Sustainable Tourism Development
Venue : Avillion Legacy Melaka Hotel
Date : 23 – 24 February 2009
Why is the conference held in Melaka?:
The World Heritage Conference: Heritage Conservation and Sustainable Development will be held in the city of Melaka. Listed by UNESCO as one of the prominent World Heritage Sites, Melaka is popular for its historical attractions, multicultural mix, arts, daily life and most notably its food. The initial prosperity of Melaka attracted Malay and Chinese settlers in the past and was it later influenced by European colonization during the 1500’s. As a result, many of its remaining Dutch and Portuguese inspired historical structures exist in Melaka till today.
Some of the heritage site visits in this international conference include:
Harmony Street, The Stadhuys, St. Paul’s Hill,Fort A Famosa, Francis Xavier Church and Jonker Street.
For more info on the schedule, fees and from please visit the official website here.