Malaysia Events & Festivals
Thaipusam Celebrations in Southeast Asia
All about the Tamil Indian celebration of Thaipusam in Southeast Asia. Thaipusam is celebrated by Southeast Asia's Indian communities in Singapore and Malaysia.
Hungry Ghost Festival
Taoist celebration of the spirits in Singapore and Malaysia, particularly Penang.
Malaysia events are decidedly more Western these days - the power that be are promoting events that move far beyond traditional Malaysian festivities, now covering Formula One, retail therapy, the aerospace industry, and extreme sports. Here is a more-or-less complete list of major events and festivals in Malaysia - although times and dates may...
The Gawai Dayak Festival in Sarawak
The Gawai Dayak festival is the best time to visit Sarawak, Borneo. Read about traditions, culture, and how to experience Gawai Dayak.
Penang International Dragon Boat Festival
A two-day traditional sports event: racing teams of dragon boats in Penang, Malaysia. What you'll see, and where you can stay.
Le Tour de Langkawi 2009
From February 9 to 15, the biggest cycling race in Asia takes place with the best of Malaysia as its backdrop. How to get to Le Tour de Langkawi, what you'll see, where to stay.
The F1 Malaysia Grand Prix - Formula One Racing in Sepang
Malaysia Grand Prix begins on March 23 at the Sepang International Circuit. Here's a quick description of the event, the venue, scheduling and ticketing information, and hotels near the Circuit.
Raptor Watch Weekend: See Migrating Birds of Prey Up Close
Ecotourism-themed event highlighting the importance of Tanjung Tuan as an important environmental area. This is your chance to see wild birds of prey up close. Join the Lighthouse Run race, or participate in talks, activities, or walk to the nearby Tanjung Tuan Lighthouse or the Ma da'erah Turtle Preserve.
Chinese New Year in Penang: A Lively Family Affair
Penang's Lunar New Year celebrations are especially boisterous: throughout the Chinese New Year season, Penang comes alive with innumerable parties and parades.
Deepavali in Malaysia
The Indian Festival of Lights is celebrated annually in Malaysia: Deepavali "marks the triumph of good over evil, the victory of light over dark."
Rainforest Music Festival
The Rainforest Music Festival is a weekend of dancing in the rain, culture, and music. Read how to experience one of the largest music festivals in Southeast Asia.
Festivals in Borneo
Borneo's sunshine, vivid rainforests, and laid-back attitude are the perfect ingredients for outdoor festivals. The friendly people certainly...