Hari Raya Haji - 20 December 2007
Christmas in Malaysia and Singapore - 25 December 2007. (check out
calendars with public holidays)
Chek (Dong Zhi) festival (22 December) - Winter Solstice
festival celebrated by the Chinese.
International Gourmet Festival -
2 to 29 November 2007
Malaysia’s International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) showcase
Malaysia’s fusion of food prepared by some of the world's
best chefs, who cooks up their culinary fare in Malaysia.
Restaurants offer exclusive menus, promotions and events
during this period.
Throughout Malaysia; Phone: 603-2284 2388/ 603-2282 8028.
Terengganu Monsoon Cup 2007
(28 November 2007 to 2 December 2007)
The event is held at Pulau Duyong in Terengganu – a place
famous for its traditional boat building industry. The
Terengganu Cup is an international boat racing event under
the Swedish Match Tour.
Duyong, Terengganu; Phone: 603-21422882 / 609-6231957.
Malaysia Year End Sale Carnival
(1 December 2007 Until 1 January 2008)
The Year End Sale Carnival is the time to ‘shop till you
drop’ throughout Malaysia. Look out for great bargains and
get great discounts on all sorts of merchandise from fashion
goods, timepieces to foodstuff.
Lumpur and all major cities in Malaysia;
Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA)
(4 December 2007 Until 8 December 2007)
This international event is held every two years once in
Langkawi island – geopark of Malaysia. It features the best
civil and defence technologies for land, air and sea
weaponry, with display of sea craft, submarine and aircraft
from all over the world. Venue: Langkawi island, Kedah; Phone: 603-92239258.
Malaysia A1 Grand Prix (Grand Prix of Nations)
(26 November 2007 Until 28 November 2007)
This event at the Sepang International Circuit brings
together some of the finest drivers in the world.
Venue: Sepang, Selangor; Phone: 603-87782222
World Drums Festival
- 3 Nov
- 10 November 2007
A cultural event showcasing a variety of percussion
instruments and drums from all around the world. This event
will feature ten groups of drummers. Come and enjoy a
marvellous evening filled with great rhythm and music.
Kemang, Batu 8, Teluk Kemang, Port Dickson,
Negeri Sembilan; Website: www.malaysiaworlddrums.com
- 16 November 2007
The Siamese celebrate the Loy Krathong festival as
thanksgiving to the Goddess of Water for providing water to
sustain their livelihood. The people of Thai descent in
Kelantan celebrate this festival with cultural performances,
float parades and other programmes. Buddhist from the whole
country, as well as visitors are invited to partake in this
colourful festival. Venue: Tumpat,
Deepavali Celebration and Open House
(8 November 2007)
Deepavali (Diwali) or the 'Festival of Lights' is celebrated
by Hindus in the seventh month of the Hindu calendar. The
festival is celebrated in recognition of the triumph of good
over evil. Prayers are held at temples throughout the
country. Many Hindus invite friends and relatives to their
Tamu Besar Kota Belud 2007
- 27 - 28 October 2007
Kota Belud has a population of 60,000 people, comprising the
ethnic groups of Bajau, Kadazan, Irranun, Obian and Chinese.
The cultural diversity is seen and experienced during the
locally known 'Tamu' or Sunday market. In this annual "Tamu
Besar" (Sunday market), Bajau Horsemen, hailed as the
'Cowboys of the east', come out decked in their traditional
finery and ride their beautifully decorated ponies to
display their legendary horsemanship.
Venue: Kota Belud,
Sabah; Website: www.sabahtourism.com
Heart of Borneo 4X4 Safari
- 28 Oct - 4 November 2007
This event takes you deep into the heart of Sabah, with
powerful 4WD vehicles that have been modified to challenge
the tracks. Fit for those who love adventure and challenges
that are out of the ordinary.
Kinabalu, Sabah; Website: www.sabahtourism.com
National & International
Lion Dance Competition
16 Nov to
17 November 2007
A highly engaging and entertaining event, this competition
will showcase lion dance performances from various parts of
the world, and highlight the unique features of the
performances. Venue: Nilai 3
Wholesale Centre, Negeri Sembilan
Chinese celebration -Festival of the Nine Emperor God
ends on 17th October....more
Ramadan begins on the 13th of
September....a month of fasting for Muslim all over the world, and at
the end of this fasting month is a celebration which is on 13 October
- join Muslims in Malaysia and Singapore on
Hari Raya Aidil Fitri.