Malaysia, first in Asia to host Festival International Sport Extreme (FISE) World Series 2014 - 2016
29th July - 29th July 2013 - Westin Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Major Events, a division of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), an agency under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture played an pivotal role in  winning a highly competitive global bid for the country. Malaysia will be the first in Asia to host the prestigious Festival International Sport Extreme (FISE) World Series for three years in a row from 2014-2016 after almost one year of rigorous lobbying and bidding.

Y.B. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri bin Abdul Aziz, Minister of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia, said, “I would like to congratulate Malaysia Major Events in collaboration with MARS to secure the bid for FISE World Series to be hosted in Melaka. The synergy between sports tourism and our UNESCO heritage destination - Melaka will highlight the best aspect of what Malaysia has to offer in terms of extreme sports and tourism experience. Malaysia will become the first country in Asia to host FISE in its World Series stage after winning the bid against 18 other countries. This is truly going to be a memorable and historic occasion for us all”

The Minister of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia Y.B. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri bin Abdul Aziz, was present together with Honourable Nicole Bricq, Minister of Foreign Trade of France, to grace a signing ceremony today between the rights owner of the FISE World Series -- HURRICANE Action Sports Company (HURRICANE) of France and MARS.