Malaysia Year of Festivals 2015

One of South East Asia’s favourite holiday destinations, Malaysia is a country where 'something for everyone' is more of a daily itinerary than a promise.

Packed with attractions, experiences and activities to meet every traveller’s needs, it is truly the ideal holiday destination. From its postcard white sandy beaches, UNESCO World Heritage sites, national parks, eclectic cities, adventure activities and rainforests abundant with nature, it is a bubbling melting pot of cultures, ethnicities and religions. Throw friendly and welcoming people into the mix, along with some of the best cuisine on the planet, and the Malaysian experience is hard to beat.

Malaysia Year End Sale
14 November 2015 - 03 January 2016

From trendy malls to open-air markets, the atmosphere is vibrant with the mood for the best shopping and leisure experiences ever, as only year-end sales can offer. Yes, the fabulous 1Malaysia Year-End Sale is back – bigger and better, events and happenings in hundreds of shopping outlets all over the country for nearly two months. Put your best foot forward and step into the New Year in style and glamour.

Penang Island Jazz Festival
3 - 6 December 2015, 10.00am – 11.00pm
Bayview Beach Resort

Held annually every first week of December, this year the dates are 3 – 6th December 2015. The festival features local and international performers from USA, UK, Australia, South Korea, Japan, Brazil, Hungary, Indonesia and more performing at Bayview Beach Resort and at fringe stages at various other selected venues throughout the island. Artists from the jazz and big band genre use this event as a platform to showcase their music in a fun-filled and joyous atmosphere. The festival also houses a charity concert, forums and workshops for music lovers providing them with a learning experience and a platform to exchange views.

Pesta Dragon Boat Race
12 – 13 December 2015
Teluk Bahang Dam, Penang

This event is held in conjunction with the Penang Island Festival and it is a tradition to honour the “spirit of the dragon” and the spirit of unity as they work together as a team for one common purpose. Enjoy a weekend of pulsating thrills and spill to the tune of the vigorous beating of drums, the strong thrust of oars and various stage performances as the dragon boat teams battle it out in the water to be champions.

Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2016
11 - 16 January 2016

A premier sailing event organised by the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club. With a lovely backdrop of greenery and beaches, racing in Langkawi is a pleasure.

Malaysia International Shoe Festival 2016
24 - 27 March 2016

Jet-setters from around the world converge to shop at the red-hot Kuala Lumpur City Centre. And they can continue their shopping safari at the ASEAN region’s biggest shoe event—MISF 2016! The excitement is already building to fever pitch for local shoppers who cannot get enough of the joys and discounts of every MISF. 

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Sabah Fest - A Cultural Extravaganza
29 April - 1 May 2016
Kota Kinabalu

This prelude to the statewide Harvest Festival celebration is a superbly entertaining cultural extravaganza that incorporates dance, music, fashion, food and more.
Sabah Fest 2016 presents a wonderful blend of cultural and natural heritage that is richly embedded in folklore.

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Travel to Malaysia

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