It seems odd to think that the colourful Dragon Boat Festival has its roots in patriotism and politics.
The month of Ramadan is a holy month observed by Muslims all over the world. Muslims refrain from eating and drinking, but come evening, they prepare to break their fast with special meals, prayers and spiritual gatherings. Experience the breaking of fast right in Kuala Lumpur’s bustling heritage environment with Malaysians of all races at Iftar@KL. What can you expect? The Jalan Raja road will be closed to traffic and special mats will be rolled out for the public to “picnic” on the road and enjoy a free meal when the time comes to break the fast at around 7:30 pm. Quranic recitations, mass prayers, bubur lambuk (a type of traditional porridge) demonstration, and special talks are scheduled from 5pm to 10pm. This peaceful mass gathering in the city is a great way to reflect on unity, spirituality and the beauty of a diverse population. All are welcome!
Celebrated in honour of the Muslim fasting month, this festival features a variety of religious programmes such as Terawih Perdana at Dataran Merdeka (Terawih prayers), festive shopping, Tilawah & Khatam Al-Quran (Quran Recital) in Kelantan, Islamic tourism (ITC), bazaar Ramadhan, Forum Perdana Ramadhan, Performance by Embassies, International Imams and many more.
During the event of Amazing Thailand Grand Sale, participants can experience and enjoy discounts of 10-80%, and many other privileges at participating department stores, shopping malls, King Power Duty Free, jewelry shops, golf courses, Thai products, spa and massages, hospitals as well as from the leading airlines and online travel agencies. There also discounts to be enjoyed at participating merchants at selected tourist attractions in Bangkok, Chiangmai, Phuket, Hat Yai, Hua Hin, Pattaya, Koh Samui and other famous destinations in Thailand. The event attracts many target tourists such as Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, etc. to go shopping in the low season of Thailand.
The Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM) is a sports event catered to serious runners as well as amateur ones from both local and international grounds. The main attraction is the opportunity to run across the iconic bridge that connects the island to mainland Malaysia. Uniting thousands of marathon enthusiasts annually, the run is well known for the captivating sight of the sunrise over a panoramic Penang. Very popular among sportsmen, school-going youngsters, working adults and families in search of a good time, the PBIM comprises of a full marathon, a half marathon, a quarter marathon and a 10 kilometre fun run opened to those above the age of 13.
Presentations of the grand arts of the fabled island of Bali will again throw the spotlight on this tourist paradise as the 37th edition of the annual Bali Arts Festival will be rolled out from 13th June to 11th July 2015, to be centered around Bali's Art Center in Denpasar, capital of Bali Province.
After the success of its inaugural edition last year, the paradise island of Bali is again all set and ready to present the wonders of the island and neighboring emerging destinations including Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Komodo, and the entire Indonesian Archipelago in the Bali & Beyond Travel Fair 2015. The Fair is scheduled to be held from 10th to 14th June 2014, at the Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) and the Beachwalk Kuta.
Laguna Phuket International Marathon is one of the biggest marathon in Phuket where there would be more than 6000 participants from over 50 countries. The race is divided into 5 running divisions and all routes will lead the participants to various sight-seeing places of Phuket including beautiful beaches.
Attention to all avid cyclists around, the Kuantan160 Century Ride is back! The race, set in the scenic east coast town of Kuantan, Pahang, will challenge cyclists to complete a gruelling ride over 160 km. The journey is enriched with the culture and architecture of Kuantan. However, expect the hot weather and elevations to give you a real challenge. Whether you want to ride with a couple of friends or get a real work-out, this event invites you to challenge yourself and take a shot at surviving the 160 km bike ride.
Organize light festival, bird nest festival, coffee festival towards Vietnamese sea and islands and many other exhibitions, arts activities...