Here comes March! How time flies by! If it’s March, it contingency be time for a Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix and 1Malaysia GP Sale – a good month for lots of movement on Malaysia’s racing and selling circuits! Besides these dual signature tourism events, Mar is also a month for varicoloured prohibited atmosphere balloons in several shapes and sizes to take to a Putrajaya skies in a annual Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta. Meanwhile, a Le Tour de Langkawi 2015 competition from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur will keep cycling fans on a corner of their seats. Besides sports, enlightenment enthusiasts will have copiousness to fill their days with events such as a Mah Meri Ancestors Day Festival, Chap Goh Mei Celebration, and Chingay Parade Festival. To give we some ideas of what to do this month, here’s a choice of well-balanced events for tourists, both internal and foreign, to suffer in Malaysia. Plan your outing well, or rivet a services of a protected debate operator/travel agent.
Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta (HABF)
Enjoy a fantastic perspective as pleasing helium balloons adorn a Putrajaya’s skyline during a Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta. Photo enthusiasts and selfie lovers will have a time of their lives gnawing divided during this colorful spectacle, while other visitors can believe observation Putrajaya from a bird’s eye perspective with a ‘Helicopter Joy Ride’ attraction! Don’t forget to move your cruise mats to a cruise area, where we can collect adult a bean bag and select a mark to laze with a overwhelming perspective of a Putrajaya lake, while enjoying your preordered dish from a ‘Balloon and Breakfast’ menu!
Date : 12-15 March
Venue : Monumen Alaf Baru, Precinct 2 Putrajaya
Website : myballoonfiesta.com
Mah Meri Ancestors Day Festival
This annual festival of a aboriginal Mah Meri attracts many general visitors. The Mah Meri clan of Selangor celebrates Hari Moyang (Ancestor’s Day), a jubilee about giving interjection to a spirits for all a good things that had been bestowed on a villagers. It is distinguished by charity prayers and blessings to their ancestors generally to Muyang Gadeng, a womanlike suggestion guardian. Mah Meri people are clever with qualification work, their weaving skills are seen showcased in a orderly woven skirts, headbands and sashes ragged during a celebration. This three-day festival facilities a special dance called Mayin Jo-oh, to entice a ancestral spirits to join a festivity. The group would wear wooden masks and perform with movements to simulate their daily slight that includes fishing and farming, while a women make song from bamboo, viola, drum, and coronet gong.
Date : 7 March
Venue : Mah Meri Cultural Village, Pulau Carey, Selangor
Website : mmcv.org.my
Le Tour de Langkawi 2015
Asia’s premier cycling event, Le Tour de Langkawi 2015 is back! Featuring 22 general teams, a competition goes by states namely Kedah, Perak, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan in one of a biggest events on a UCI Asia Tour Calendar. Organised by Human Voyage Sdn Bhd, a 20th book of Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) from 8 to 15 Mar 2015 is set to cover some-more than 1,000km over 8 stages. The competition will flog off from Malaysia’s mythological island of Langkawi on 8 Mar for an eight-day tour to Kuala Lumpur around a easterly seashore and Genting Highlands.
Date : 8 to 15 March
Venues : Kedah, Perak, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Pahang, Terengganu, Kelantan
Website : ltdl.com.my
Penang Sports Club International Soccer Tournament
This is a Veterans 7-aside football contest that attracts footie stars of yesteryears including former general players who are still actively concerned in a game. A sum of 44 teams around a universe will attend in this tournament, including teams from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Australia, Maldives, China, Brunei, Hong Kong and Europe.
Date : 7 to 8 March
Venue : Penang Sport Club (PSC), Georgetown, Penang
Website : pgsportsclub.com.my
Chap Goh Meh Celebration
Chap Goh Meh is distinguished on a 15th night of a Lunar New Year and it is also famous as a Chinese Valentine’s Day. On this night, with a full moon resplendent down, immature ladies of marrying age try out to renouned sea promenades to chuck oranges into a sea, wishing for a good essence mate. In Penang, a jubilee takes place during a Esplanade waterfront. Enjoy tasty Penang Street food as good as games, performances and a grand fireworks display.
Date : 5 March
Venue : Esplanade, George Town, Penang
Website : visitpenang.gov.my
1Malaysia GP Sale
The 1Malaysia GP Sale is hold in and with a annual Formula 1 Grand Prix competition event. This eventuality is one of a 3 good sales of a year besides a Malaysia Mega Sale and a Malaysia Year End Sale. Stores around Malaysia offer good bargains and discounts. Visitors who devise to attend a Formula 1 races should set aside some time to suffer a shopping-spree.
Date : 14 Mar to 5 April
Venue : Throughout Malaysia
Website : tourismmalaysia.gov.my
Raptor Watch Week
Raptor Watch is an sparkling eventuality for birdwatchers. Enthusiasts intersect during Tanjung Tuan to watch a annual emigration of these birds of chase on their tour behind to a northern hemisphere.
Organiser: Malaysian Nature Society
Date : 14 March
Venue : Tanjung Tuan Lighthouse, Melaka
Website : msnraptorwatch.wordpress.com
LIMA’15 Tourism Carnival
The biennial eventuality orderly by a Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia and is hold in and with a Langkawi International Maritime Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 2015), a dedicated muster for defence, polite and blurb applications.
Date : 17 to 21 March
Venue : Langkawi Island
Website : motac.gov.my
International Drum Festival
Drums are one of a signature products in Malaysia’s tourism products. This festival showcases several drum performances and drum-making workshops to share this art of craft-making and personification to a new generation. This programme not usually promotes Malaysia’s good enlightenment though is also a height to palm down drum-making believe to a younger generation. Without this effort, Malaysia might remove a art and expertise of this qualification that is renouned among tourists.
Date : 14 to 15March
Venue : Stadium Sultan Muhamad IV Grounds, Kota Bharu, Kelantan
Website : tic.kelantan.gov.my
Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix
Catch a blazing movement of high speed rubber blazing on one of a world’s many severe marks as a 2015 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix returns. This season, eleven teams and 22 drivers will be competing during a world’s hottest competition in a Grand Prix City of Kuala Lumpur.
Date : 27 to 29 March
Venue : Sepang International Circuit, Selangor
Website : formula1.com