Malaysia Events & Festivals

 

New Year’s Eve

1 Jan 2013

New Year’s Eve is celebrated grandly in Malaysia as well as most of the countries around the globe. Falls on December 31st every year, Malaysians will usually spend their time shopping till late night,

Thaipusam

27 Jan 2013

Thaipusam is a festival that is celebrated by most Hindu’s around the world – especially the South Indian community. Thaipusam which can also be referred to as a spiritual festival is where Hindu devotees will fulfill their vows by piercing their bodies,

Chinese New Year

10-11 Feb 2013

Chinese New Year is one of the most well-known and important festivals that is celebrated by all Chinese communities in every part of the world. Popularly celebrated in Malaysia in the month of February year…

Easter – Good Friday

29 Mar 2013

Good Friday is celebrated in most of the Western countries as well as countries that have a majority of Christian worshippers. This day is observed by Christians who honors the death of Jesus Christ.

Qing Ming Festival

4 Apr 2013

Qing Ming Festival which is also known as Pure Brightness Festival is usually celebrated during the month of April every year by the Chinese community.

Labour Day

1 May 2013

Labour Day is celebrated in Malaysia to honor and appreciate the service, contribution and achievements by all the workers and employees. Celebrated every year on the 1st of May, this day is declared an annual holiday by the government.

Wesak Day

24 May 2013

Wesak Day is a day that signifies the birth, enlightenment and passing of Gautama Buddha. Celebrated not only in Malaysia, but in most of the countries such as Vietnam, Thailand,

Colours of 1Malaysia

25 May 2013

Colors of 1 Malaysia can only be found exclusively in KL, Malaysia! This is the time where locals and tourists will get the chance to delight in a long lined-up shows for the pleasure of everyone! There will be dances, performances,

Harvest Festival

30-31 May 2013

Also known as Pesta Kaamatan or Hari Menuai, Harvest Day is celebrated very grandly by the Kadazan, Dusun and various other communities in the state of Sabah.

Hari Gawai

1-2 Jun 2013

Celebrated grandly since 1964 in Sarawak, Gawai festival is celebrated by the Iban, Dayak and Bidayuh community in rejoicing the end of the rice harvest…

Dragon Boat Festival

12 Jun 2013

All you need to do is set yourself free on this day! Enjoy the glee in rice dumplings wrapped with leaves or just sit back and watch the dragon boats racing between one another! Held yearly during the month of June,

Bon Odori Festival

6 Jul 2013

Bon Odori Festival which literally means Bon dance is a festival that is celebrated every year in Penang and at the Matsushita Corp Stadium in Shah Alam, Selangor during the month of July,

Hungry Ghost Festival

7 Aug 2013

The Hungry Ghost Festival is a traditional Chinese festival that is celebrated by most of the Chinese folks around the world! Held during the month of August, this is one of the most ominous time

Hari Raya Aidilfitri

8-9 Aug 2013

Hari Raya Aidilfitri is all in all one of the most significant and well-known festival that is celebrated by Muslim’s all around he world. Held during the month between August to October,

National Day

31 Aug 2013

National Day or also known as Hari Kemerdekaan or Independence Day in Malaysia is celebrated grandly every year at Dataran Merdeka, KL on the 31st of August.

Mid-Autumn Festival

19 Sep 2013

Mid-Autumn Festival that is celebrated mostly by the Chinese community in Malaysia. Celebrated only on the 15th day and usually in the month of August, this festival is held in occasion to welcome the birth of the Earth God.

Nine Emperor Gods Festival

27 Sep 2013

Nine Emperor Gods Festival is the time where Chinese devotees will offer their prayers and worship the Nine Emperor of Gods. Especially celebrated by the Taoist community, devotees will be usually advised to follow vegetarianism for a certain period of time.

Malaysia Year-End Sale

Nov – Jan 2013

Held from November to January, this is the time for Year-End Sale! This sale is usually waited eagerly by all Malaysians as they get to bargain and buy their desired item for a very good price!

Deepavali

3 Nov 2013

Diwali/Deepavali is also known as ‘Festival of Lights’ that is celebrated by all Hindu’s around he world. Celebrated very grandly in India, Mauritius, Singapore and Malaysia

Christmas

25 Dec 2013

Celebrated annually every year on the exact date – 25th December is the day where Christians all around the glove will rejoice themselves in midnight mass and jingles.