Experience the Hari Raya Aidilfitri festivities in an open house celebration,a programme that brings people together to celebrate the country’s various festivals.
Sabah Museum opens its doors to visitors and invites you to participate in the many activities held in conjunction with the museum’s 52nd anniversary.
Kudat Festival showcases the uniqueness of the culture and tourist attractions in Kudat. Enjoy a talent competition, cultural show, dragon boat race, tug of war and fireworks displays.
Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival is the traditional well-known festival in I-San and the largest religious ceremony in Ubon Ratchathani, which is held on Asalha Bucha Day and Khao Phansa Day every year.
The Myanmar month of Waso is the beginning of the monsoon rains. It is also the start of the Buddhist Lent. Monks are prohibited to travel overnight from their monasteries. According to the monks' code of conduct, they are still obligated to make the rounds for their daily food whether it is raining or not. As it is, they need spare robes. Therefore there is a ceremony to offer robes to the monks for use during the wet season.
An open road cycling event covering 160km. It takes participants around the city of Kuantan including tourist spots. The event attracts more than 2,000 riders.
This marks the beginning of the Buddhist Lent. During the next three-month period, monks spend most of their time in prayer and meditation are restricted from spending nights in temples other than their own.
Travel north to Kudat for the Gimpuhut Foundation Festival. The highlight is the charity dinner with the appearance of Rungus Gimpuhut (Beauty Queens) in traditional costumes.
MIDE is the premier show that is designed to build a high-end exhibition platform to expand the dive market.
Filmmakers are invited to join the filmmakers’ competition, the Sabah Film Academy or the Sabah Pitching Training & Awards.
22 - 26 January 2018