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    MEF (English) / IH / PS September 2014 (0914)



    Mega Events& Festivals 2015


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    Skyride Festival ParkThroughout 2015 Tasik Putrajaya (Lake Putrajaya)Enjoy a magnificent view of Putrajaya from 150m above ground! Held for the first time ever, this festival offers the opportunity for visitors to ride on a giant helium balloon with a gondola measuring 13m. It can accommodate a total of 30 passengers per ride. The park will be located at Precinct 2, Putrajaya.

    Marina PutrajayaNo. 1, Jalan P5/5, Precinct 5, 62200 PutrajayaTel: 603 8885 0317Website:

    JANUARY MyFEST 2015 Grand Launch Showcasing Citrawarna 10 January 2015 Dataran Merdeka, Kuala LumpurDelight your senses with the MyFEST Grand Launch to kick-off the year 2015. The launch will showcase Citrawarna, Malaysias biggest cultural extravaganza, which features the countrys diverse cultures and natural attractions. Enjoy spectacular cultural performances!

    Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia (MOTAC) No. 2, Tower 1, Jalan P5/6, Precinct 5, 62200 Putrajaya Tel: 603 8000 8000 Fax: 603 8891 7100Website:

    KL Light Festival 10 - 16 January 2015 Market Square, Dataran Merdeka, Kuala LumpurThis festival will feature a dazzling showcase of the largest light installation, dancing fountains, water screen, pyrotechnics and multimedia laser displays. This festival will also bring together international and local musicians on a single platform.

    Tourism Unit @ Kuala Lumpur City Hall1st Floor, Kuala Lumpur City GalleryNo. 27, Jalan Raja, Kuala LumpurTel: 603 2698 0332 Fax: 603 2698 3819E-mail: [email protected] Website:

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    FEBRUARY Festival Layang-Layang Sedunia, Pasir Gudang World Kite Festival 11 - 15 February 2015 Bukit Layang-Layang, Pasir Gudang, JohorThe World Kite Festival is an annual event that features numerous kite players participating in unique activities involving sports, culture, tourism, recreation and leisure. With the participation of 30 countries, the festival will be a showcase of diversity with a common passion for kite flying.

    Pasir Gudang Municipal Council19th Floor, Menara Aqabah, Jalan Bandar, 81700 Pasir Gudang, Johor Tel: 607 254 7777 Fax: 607 251 5260E-mail: [email protected]

    Pesta Perarakan Chingay 2015Chingay Parade 26 February 2015 Johor Bahru, JohorChingay is a street parade that is part of the Chinese New Year celebration. The parade brings together nearly 145 groups along a 15km route around the city. Johor Bahru will be abuzz with the sound of gongs and drums, lion dances, acrobatic performances and beautifully decorated floats.

    Persatuan TiongHua Johor BahruTel: 607 278 8999 Fax: 607 278 8899

    MARCH 1Malaysia GP Sale March 2015 Throughout MalaysiaHeld in conjunction with the annual Formula 1 Grand Prix, the 1Malaysia GP Sale is especially felt in the Klang Valley where shopping malls and departmental stores hold great bargains. Tourists coming to enjoy the F1 race can arrive a little early or stay on after the race for the added shopping treat.

    Tourism Malaysia 9th Floor, No. 2, Tower 1, Jalan P5/6, Precinct 5, 62200 PutrajayaTel: 603 8891 8000 Infoline: 1 300 88 5050 Fax: 603 8891 8548 E-mail: [email protected]:

    Chap Goh Meh Celebration 5 March 2015 Esplanade, George Town, PenangThe fifteenth day of the Chinese New Year, Chap Goh Meh, is also known as the Chinese Valentines Day. On this day, singletons throw oranges into the sea in hopes of finding their true soul mates.

    Penang State Tourism Development & Culture Office Level 53, KOMTAR, George Town, 10503 PenangTel: 604 650 5136 Fax: 604 261 8744E-mail: [email protected] Website:

    Tioman International Classic Surfing 29 - 31 January 2015 Kg Juara, Pulau Tioman, PahangThis is an exciting surfing competition held for the first time in Pulau Tioman. Its location in the South China Sea with beautiful clear waters and excellent waves makes it the ideal location for surfers to show their skills.

    Tioman Boardriders Event Tioman Cabana, Tanjung Said Beach, Tekek Village, Pulau Tioman, PahangTel: 6013 717 6677E-mail: [email protected] Facebook: Tioman Boardriders

    Majlis Rumah Terbuka Malaysia Tahun Baru CinaMalaysia Chinese New Year Open House Celebration 28 February 2015 Teluk Intan, PerakThe Chinese usher in the Lunar New Year with lion dances and mandarin oranges. Experience the festivities in an open house celebration, a programme that brings people together to celebrate the countrys various festivals in line with the spirit of 1Malaysia. Guests will be enthralled by cultural performances and traditional delicacies.

    Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia (MOTAC) No. 2, Tower 1, Jalan P5/6, Precinct 5, 62200 Putrajaya Tel: 603 8000 8000 Fax: 603 8891 7100 Website:

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    APRIL Festival Nasi AmbengNasi Ambeng FestivalApril 2015 Homestay Banghuris, Sepang, SelangorThe festival provides an opportunity for visitors to experience the iconic Javanese way of dining in Selangor. Nasi Ambeng is savoured on a tray consisting of rice and various side dishes. Visitors will also be presented with Javanese cultural performances.

    Selangor Department for Culture and Arts, JKKN Lot 22.2, Level 22, Wisma MBSA, Persiaran Perbandaran40000 Shah Alam, SelangorTel: 603 5510 2664 / 2791 Fax: 603 5510 2839

    Festival Hari Moyang Mah Meri Mah Meri Ancestors Day Festival 7 March 2015 Mah Meri Cultural Village, Pulau Carey, SelangorThis is an annual festival of the aboriginal Mah Meri people, held to honour their ancestors. The festival showcases the unique cultural heritage of the Mah Meri such as ancestral legends and sculptured masks which are fashioned out of a local hardwood.

    Mah Meri Cultural VillageKg Orang Asli Sungai Bumbun, 42960 Pulau Carey, Kuala Langat, SelangorTel: 6010 252 2800

    Selangor Tourism and Culture Office Level 15-03, Wisma Sunwaymas, Jalan Tengku Ampuan Zabedah C9/CSeksyen 9, 40000 Shah Alam, SelangorTel: 603 5511 1122 Fax: 603 5513 1199

    Festival Gendang Tradisional AntarabangsaInternational Drum Festival14 - 15 March 2015 Stadium Sultan Muhamad IV Grounds, Kota Bharu, KelantanThe international drum festival showcases various drum performances and drum-making workshops. This programme helps to promote Malaysias culture and acts as a platform to pass the knowledge of drum-making to the younger generation.

    Kelantan Tourist Information Centre Jalan Sultan Ibrahim, 15150 Kota Bharu, Kelantan Tel: 609 748 5534 / 748 3543Website:

    Karnival Pelancongan LIMA 15 LIMA 15 Tourism Carnival 17 - 21 March 2015 Pulau Langkawi, KedahThis biennial event is organised by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia and is held in conjunction with the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 2015), a dedicated exhibition for defence, civil and commercial applications.

    Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia (MOTAC) No. 2, Tower 1, Jalan P5/6, Precinct 5, 62200 PutrajayaTel: 603 8000 8000 Fax: 603 8891 7100 Website:

    Formula One Festival 27 - 29 March 2015 KLCC, Kuala LumpurEnjoy spectacular and glamorous events as Kuala Lumpur City Hall welcomes visitors to fully enjoy their KL experience. Held in conjunction with the hottest race on earth, this festival gives a glimpse of how exciting and stylish Kuala Lumpur is, and can be.

    Tourism Unit @ Kuala Lumpur City Hall1st Floor, Kuala Lumpur City GalleryNo. 27, Jalan Raja, Kuala LumpurTel: 603 2698 0332 Fax: 603 2698 3819E-mail: [email protected] Website:

    Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix 27 - 29 March 2015 Sepang International Circuit, SelangorWatch adrenaline-pumping action at one of the most awesome tracks in the world. With its extreme hot and wet conditions, Sepang International Circuit is a challenge even for the finest drivers in the world. Dont miss this exciting race.

    Sepang International Circuit Sdn. Bhd. Jalan Pekeliling, 64000 KLIA, SelangorTel: 603 8778 2200 Fax: 603 8783 1000 Website:

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    Malaysia International Shoe Festival 3 - 5 April 2015 PWTC, Kuala LumpurFrom glamorous stilettos to stylish sandals, classic pumps and trendy boots, the festival takes visitors on a fascinating journey into the world of designer footwear. Meet world-famous Malaysian celebrities such as Jimmy Choo and revel in the latest fashion by local and international designers.

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