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CALENDAR OF EVENTS IN MALAYSIA

JUNE & JULY 2012

Will you be arriving soon in Malaysia for the June or July intakes? Maybe you are currently studying in Malaysia? For the upcoming months, exciting events are about to take place in various parts of the country and we have the list.  Not-to-be-missed by international students who are thirsting for extraordinary experiences while studying abroad.

 

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TOP 3 HIGHLIGHTS:

KK JAZZ FESTIVAL

15 June 2012 - 16 June 2012, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

This amazing musical festival brings together a great line up of local and international artists.

It is also a fund raising event that supports various community projects in Sabah.

Organised by Sparks and Rotary Club of Kota Kinabalu.

Tel: 019-853 9922 / 016-810 6438

Email: sparksmalaysia@gmail.com

 

1MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL TOURISM NIGHT FLORAL PARADE

30 June 2012 - 8 July 2012, Putrajaya

A chance to witness beautiful floral exhibitions and ornately decorated floats in a variety of hues; a rare opportunity to experience Putrajaya as the city is transformed into an enclave of beautiful exotic flowers.

Organised by Ministry of Tourism.

Tel: 603-26937111

 

1MALAYSIA MEGA SALE CARNIVAL

15 June 2012 - 2 September 2012, Throughout Malaysia

The 1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival is back and all set to woo shoppers with unbeatable promotions and unbelievable discounts for 7 whole weeks! Applicable in all major shopping malls/retail outlets.  

Organised by Tourism Malaysia.

 Tel: 03-8891 8000     

www.tourism.gov.my

 

OTHER EVENTS IN JUNE:

MELAKA RIVER FESTIVAL

1-30 June, Melaka

Organized by Melaka River and Beach Development Corporation.

 Tel: 06-281 4322

http://www.ppspm.gov.my / www.kpkk.gov.my

 

DAWAI DAYAK OPEN HOUSE CELEBRATION

9 June, Sarawak

Organized by Ministry of Information, Communication and Culture.

Tel: 03-2612 7600

 www.kpkk.gov.my

 

SABAH DRAGON BOAT RACE

16 June 2012 - 17 June 2012, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Organised by Sabah Tourism Board / Sri Pelancongan Sabah Sdn Bhd / Sabah Chinese Culture

Association.

Tel: 088-232 121 / 260 431

www.sabahtourism.com

 

FRASER’S HILL INTERNATIONAL BIRD RACE

23 June 2012 - 24 June 2012, Fraser's Hill, Pahang

Organised by Frasers Hill Development Corporation.

 Tel: 09-5161001/5171623 

 www.pkbf.org.my

 

JULY 2012

TOP 3 HIGHLIGHTS:

1MALAYSIA CONTEMPORARY ART FESTIVAL

July 2012 - September, Throughout Malaysia

Take a look at Malaysia’s contemporary art scene and feast your eyes on fascinating artworks from established and up-and-coming artists. 

Organised by Ministry of Tourism

http://www.motour.gov.my

 

BAZAAR RAMADHAN

20 July - 19 Aug, Throughout Malaysia

A sacred fasting month for fellow Muslims; it is also the time when various stalls and bazaars sprout around the city. The perfect opportunity to experience local culture and savour all kinds of delicious local food.

Organised by Ministry of Tourism.

http://www.motour.gov.my

 

ANNIVERSARY OF UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE CITY CELEBRATION

July - September, Bandar Hilir, Melaka

In 2008, George Town was accorded the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage List of Cities and Sights for its 'outstanding universal value'; to celebrate this, the Melaka Historical City Council with Melaka Museum Corporation (PERZIM) initiated the month long celebration filled with cultural and music shows, traditional crafts demonstrations and exhibitions.  The 2012 celebration will begin in July.

 

Melaka Historical City Council

Tel: 06-2316411         

http://www.mmbmb.gov.my

Melaka Museum Corporation (PERZIM)

Tel: 06-282 6526 / 281 1289  

www.perzim.gov.my

 

 

OTHER EVENTS IN JULY:

RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL

13 - 15 July, Sarawak Cultural Village, Kuching, Sarawak

Organised by Sarawak Tourism Board.

 Tel: 082-423 600 / 082-416 700                    

www.sarawaktourism.com

 

PORT DICKSON INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON

20 - 22 July, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan

Organised by Negeri Sembilan Tourism Board.

Tel: 06-765 9734

 

SABAH INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL

20 - 22 July, Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang, Sabah

Organized by Sabah Cultural Board.

Tel: 088-259457

Email: joisin.romut@sabah.gov.my

 

BORNEO INTERNATIONAL YACHTING CHALLENGE

21 - 27 July 2012,  Miri, Sarawak

Organised by Secretariat, Borneo International Yachting Challenge.

Tel: 085- 423 033

www.borneorace.com

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