Cheer on your favourite rowing teams featuring 20 to 22 sturdy men and urge them on to cross the finish line first and gain the ultimate victory at the Penang International Dragon Boat Festival. Watch as traditional dragon-headed boats decorated in flamboyant décor and painted in multi colours glide across the waters to the rhythm of pounding drumbeats. The event also gives you the chance to witness a host of ancient religious and cultural rites including those featuring rice dumplings, performed at Teluk Bahang Dam.
This surfing event at Cherating Beach in Pahang is one of the destinations most favoured by surfer enthusiasts from around the world. Cherating Beach is renowned for its long and ideal waves, which attracts intermediate surfers.
The Royal Cup Muay Thai Championship, the longest running muay thai event in Malaysia, returns again for the eighth consecutive time this December. The event, organised by Z1 International Sdn Bhd, is sanctioned by the World Muay Thai Council and Malaysia Muay Thai Association. This year’s championship is organised as an effort to promote Malaysia as a muay thai venue and to expose local talents to the world. Experience three hours each night of the best fighters gathered at the historic Stadium Negara Kuala Lumpur.
The Sibu Bike Week has become an international affair judging by the approximately 2,000 bikers from across the globe participating in its fourth edition last year. Among them were bikers from Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan on Borneo island, Peninsular Malaysia, Germany, Spain, the Philippines, Holland, Australia, Abu Dhabi, Indonesia and Thailand. As always, the three-day event has lots of exhibitions and competitions such as Miss Sibu Bike Week, Tattoo Show, Bikers Game, Cars Exhibition, Bikes Exhibition, Bands Competition, Scooters Competition, Big Bikes Competition/Games, Slow Rides Competition, Skateboard & BMX Competition, Karaoke Competition and many more.
The island of Penang comes alive with music at the 12th edition of the Penang Island Jazz Festival (PIJF), from 3 to 6 December 2015.
PTT Jet Ski King's Cup World Cup tournament has been receiving great interests from a variety of people including both international and domestic racing teams. The annual Jet Ski King's Cup is considered one of the most important competitions in the professional jet ski calendar. It is an international standard tournament, classified as a World Cup Grand Prix event that satisfies worldwide racers by spectacular and thrilling races. Additionally, the world-top professional racers over 30 countries come to win the title which can also bring the international media and sport lovers to travel to Thailand. It is crucial for the growth and expansion of this sport industry and Thai racers can improve their skills by joining this world class tournament.
The RFC is an off-road 4x4 event which is among the world’s top ten toughest motor races. It takes place annually from end November to early December. Every year, it attracts the bravest of the land daredevils from Europe to Asia to face the odds in the jungle for 10 days braving the mud, rain, steep uphill, downhill and undulating terrain plus the wrath of Mother Nature from the monsoon. An extraordinary event for extraordinary adventurers set in an extraordinary season, the monsoon.
After the rains, the monks would need new robes and on the full moon day, the offering of new robes for the monks are held...
Loi Krathong festival is a Thai tradition, which has been conducted a long time ago. Loi Krathong is held from the middle of the eleventh to the middle of the twelfth lunar month. When the moon shines at night, it makes the river clear and beautiful, which is suitable for floating krathong. For example, they use banana trunk and lotus to make beautiful krathong and then put stick candle, incense stick and flowers in krathong. They always ask for good luck in the future and forgiveness Pra Mae Khongka. At the temples and tourist places, they hold the contest of making krathong and Noppamas beauty pagent contest. There are many entertainment shows and exciting fireworks at night.
The Water Festival, a spectacle to behold, is probably the most exorbitant festival held each year in November...
22 - 26 January 2018