Tadau Kaamatan is a joyous occasion celebrated by the Kadazandusun community in Sabah – held on 30th and 31st May – and it is a festival of thanksgiving, commemorating a bountiful harvest. Festivities include traditional sports such as buffalo racing, as well as a tapai (rice wine) competition, and the Unduk Ngadau (beauty pageant). Other interesting activities include cultural dances, and rituals culminating in the thanksgiving ceremony performed by the Bobohizan, or high priestess.
An ancient Chinese legend accounts for the mainstays of the Dragon Boat Festival, the dragonboat races and the dumplings. The stories have fused well with the tradition of Chinese fishermen using dragon-shaped boats to appease river ‘dragons’, which evolved into a sport during the Han dynasty.
The programme is organised to promote Islamic tourism products and Islamic-oriented activities while celebrating Ramadan in Kelantan.
The biggest Ramadan Bazaar in Pahang brings together a variety of delicacies from all corners of the country.
The Kinabalu Yacht Club takes the opportunity of the holiday season to organise this annual event that aims to promote sports tourism in Sabah.
This is a cultural extravaganza where visitors can see and experience the rich heritage of the Peranakan community. They are fondly addressed as Awang and Mek in Terengganu.
Sweet melodies and smooth sound continues on as Bali Blues Festival celebrates its third successful year. Featuring Indonesia’s most talented musicians, Bali Blues Festival will boost your romantic mood, adding colors to your stay in the romantic island. With a remarkable lineup, you’ll hear wonderful live sessions of world-class performances.
One of Thailand's best-established music festivals, the Hua Hin Jazz Festival presents a dazzling lineup of both local and international jazz artists free of charge to the music-loving public.
Enjoy a journey into the world of traditional Kelantan handicraft through craft sales, exhibitions, demonstrations, cultural performances and many more. Meet renowned handicraft designers and get the latest creations.
Metaltech is Malaysia’s largest exhibition for the metalworking and machine tool industries for over two decades.
22 - 26 January 2018