Celebrate Christmas in the tropics with the Prime Minister of Malaysia! Experience the festivities in an open house celebration, a programme that brings people together to celebrate the country’s various festivals in line with the spirit of 1Malaysia. Guests will be enthralled by cultural performances and traditional delicacies.
The ISAF Youth Worlds has seen a whole host of star studded names compete and take honours across its 44 -year history. Over 300 of the world's top youth sailors are expected to compete in Langkawi in a bid to add their name to the star studded list that includes Olympic and America's Cup stars such as Russell Coutts (NZL), Alessandra Sensini (ITA) and Ben Ainslie (GBR). The 2015 ISAF Youth Worlds, the 45th edition of the regatta, will see the addition of the Girl's Skiff - 29er where the winner will be awarded with a brand new ISAF perpetual trophy, the Malaysia Sailing Association President's Trophy.
The Christmas spirit is made merrier with Malaysia's tropical weather and friendly people. Visitors will be spoilt for choice as there are many restaurants, bistros, shopping malls and hotels that offer great promotions planned specially for the occasion. Join in the celebration and have a sunny Christmas in Malaysia!
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, in collaboration with the relevant government agencies, private sector and people of Ayutthaya, have organised the fair to celebrate the "World Heritage City" every year. The fair features activities that include the Buddha's relic to the merit making ceremony called Thaksinanupathan, light and sound presentation and the reproduced atmosphere of Ayutthaya, shows and performances on main stage of cultural shows, ancient markets, local music, beauty contests and a lot more activities. OTOP product fairs, local good fair and a wide variety of delicious Thai dishes and local dishes are also offered at the festival.
The Festival International Sport Extreme (FISE) was created in 1997 and is now the biggest action sports festival worldwide for sport professionals and amateurs in skateboard, BMX, wakeboard, inline skate and mountain bike. For nailing-biting action and to see the latest stunts and tricks in this extreme sports, head on to beautiful Langkawi island for front-row seats.
The festival finds its root in Bacolor where a much simpler activity was held...
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.
22 - 26 January 2018