What’s on in May

July 13, 2015 Off By melakatour

It’s a commencement of summer in many tools of a world, though Malaysia is sanctified with almighty summer all year long, ideal for all sorts of outside activities. We are holding advantage of a good continue to showcase pleasing orchids, lilies, and other flowers during a flower festivals in Putrajaya and Penang. Meanwhile, learn about a normal cultures during a celebrations of World Harvest Festival, Sabah Fest and Tadau Kaamatan. Theatre, song and kite-flying are also function in May. Take advantage of a prolonged Labour Day weekend in a initial week of May to bite a sights and sounds of Malaysia. Happy Labour Day!



The 8th Royal FLORIA Putrajaya Flower and Garden Festival, 2015 will underline a open and winter gardens as a new and vital captivate with an muster of lilies totalling 150 class in specifically designed gardens and exhibits. It was before famous as Putrajaya Flower and Garden Festival (Floria) before it perceived a stately standing final year, apropos Royal Floria Putrajaya. Come join us and don’t skip out on one of a biggest flower festivals in Malaysia.

Date : 30 May to 7 June
Venue : Anjung Floria, in Precinct 4, Putrajaya.
Organiser : Putrajaya Corporation
Website : floriaputrajaya.com.my or facebook.com/putrajayafloria

Melaka International River Festival 2015

Melaka’s opposite enlightenment and racial birthright comes alive during a Melaka International River Festival 2015. Watch flashy floats, desirable Melaka trishaws, musicians and other sparkling performances take to a streets and rivers of Melaka. Amongst a competitions that will be hold during a eventuality are Remote Control Power Boat, Dragon Boat Competition, Sungai Melaka International Marathon, Ratu Kebaya Beauty Pageant and Cultural Performances from a several Ethnic Groups.

Date : 30 May to 14 June
Venue : Dataran Sungai Melaka Taman Rempah, along a Malacca River
Organiser : Rivers and Coastal Development Corporation Melaka
Website : ppspm.gov.my

Penang Anime Matsuri Summer Party 2015

For a initial time ever in balmy Penang Island, from a writer of Anime Festival Asia, comes a initial ever outside Anisong party, a summer jubilee of Anime Matsuri! Happening in a heart of Penang’s birthright area, George Town, design an sparkling 2-day eventuality with power-packed activities such as Akihabara X town, Creators Market, Cosplay Celebrities, Japan Food, Outdoor Anisong unison jubilee and a good possibility to showcase your best yukata (kimono)!

Date : 23 to 24 May
Venue : Esplanade, George Town Penang
Organiser : SOZO
Website : pamsummer.asia / penangglobaltourism.com

LEGO Friends Musical Performance in Asia

Celebrate a sorcery of loyalty during LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort with a energy of song and locate a LEGO Friends LIVE during a newly refurbished and entirely air-conditioned LEGO City Stage. Join Olivia, Emma, Stephanie, Mia and Andrea in their initial low-pitched opening in Asia! Bring your kids to dance and sing along as a girls showcase their famed low-pitched talents and perform strange LEGO Friends songs.

Date : 14 Mar to 12 June
Venue : LEGO City Stage, LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort
Organiser : Malaysia Resort, Merlin Entertainments Group
Website : legoland.com.my

Sabah Fest 2015

Come and join one of Sabah’s biggest and many vividly flashy informative parades that incorporate dance, music, fashion, food and more. The Sabah Fest 2015 presents a smashing mix of informative and healthy birthright that is richly embedded in folklore preface to a state-wide Harvest Festival celebration. This good interesting informative spectacular is where visitors can design a cut of a many decadently pressed informative activities, shows and delicacies. Whether we are an path-finder with a ambience for enlightenment or only a traveller looking for new experiences, this 2015 Sabah Fest is a ideal end for you!

Date : 1 to 3 May
Venue : National Department of Culture and Art, Auditorium
Organiser : Sabah Tourism Board (Sri Pelancongan Sabah)
Website : sabahtourism.com

Tadau Ka’amatan, Harvest Festival

The Ka’amatan is an age-old rite distinguished in sequence to damp a rice spirits in a northern district of Kota Marudu and it outlines a rising of Sabah’s month-long Kaamatan or Harvest Festival celebrations. It acts as a Thanksgiving Day for a copious collect by a locals there with several informative and normal sports events such as slingshot competition, arm wrestling, and stilt-walking games. The crowning of a Harvest Queen would symbol a tighten of this moneyed celebration. Visitors are acquire for a ambience of this normal festival as good as to suffer and attend in a several competitions and activities. It’s a good eventuality for visitors to knowledge a liberality and celebrations of a Sabahans.

Date : 30 to 31 May
Venue : Penampang, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Organiser : Kadazan Dusun Cultural Association (KDCA)
Website : sabah.com

MUD: Our Story of Kuala Lumpur

This charming informative low-pitched uncover centres around 3 Malaysian friends anticipating to make their niches in a limit city of Kuala Lumpur during a 1880’s mining boom. This desirable small play was put together by a fibre of gifted actors, with a hopes of celebrating a people of Kuala Lumpur and all of a charms. Whether we are a historian meddlesome in a story of how Kuala Lumpur gained a name and how it came to be; or only here to support a Malaysian production, these eager ensembles of actors will always be prepared on theatre for your viewership twice a day, 7 days a week!

Running Time : Daily shows during 3pm and 8:30pm
Venue : Panggung Bandaraya, Jalan Raja during Dataran Merdeka
Organiser : MUDKL
Website : mudkl.com

World Harvest Festival 2015

The World Harvest Festival is an racial festival that is one of a highlights of a Gawai Dayak jubilee and provides an eventuality for visitors with an ardour for enlightenment to learn a cultures, traditions and aspirations of a Dayak community. The categorical prominence of a World Harvest Festival is a thesis play that had perceived soap-box reviews from a media in a past. Visitors can also representation normal food that will certainly torment your ambience buds as good as attend in a array of workshops by internal informative troupes. The renouned racial beauty manifestation lends colour and vibrancy to a eventuality as it is one of a many highly-anticipated apportionment of a festival. Join us during this culturally-packed eventuality during a 2015 World Harvest Festival.

Date : 1 to 3 May
Venue : Sarawak Cultural Village, Damai
Organiser : Sarawak Cultural Village Association
Website : scv.com.my

Penang International Dragon Boat Festival

The dragon vessel was traditionally done in a Pearl River Delta segment of China’s southern Guangdong Province. It is one of a family of normal paddled prolonged boats found via Asia. Races were afterwards hold as partial of a annual Duanwu Festival or Duen Ng tact in China. This ancient diversion is afterwards brought to Penang in a late 90’s and there is now an annual Dragon Boat Race along a seashore of a Telok Bahang Beach, in summery Penang. Witness a desirable and culturally designed dragon boats cruising along a Penang coasts. Whether we are an zealous H2O sports partner or only looking to locate a glance of a desirable designs of a dragon boats, we entice we to be a partial of this mythological festival and don’t skip out on a eventuality to take enthralling cinema of a event.

Date : 30 to 31 May
Venue : Teluk Bahang Dam, Penang
Organiser : Penang International Dragon Boat Festival Committee
Website : penangdragonboat.gov.my

Penang Floral Festival

Flower enthusiasts should make a beeline for a Penang Floral Festival where 800 opposite forms of orchids of several class and accumulation will be on arrangement during Penang Botanic Gardens. Workshops, contests, exhibitions and classes on floral associated topics will be hold during this eventuality along with a sale of plants and gardening equipment. A foe for Bonsai, Orchid plants and potted plants will also be hold before to a festival and a winning entries will be placed during a venue as partial of a exhibition. What a good forgive to put on your summer dress and object shawl and to come have a travel by a pleasing botanical garden for a date with nature!

Date : 30 May to 7 June
Venue : Penang Botanical Garden Grounds
Organiser : The Friends of a Penang Botanic Gardens Society (FRIENDS)
Website : botanicalgardens.penang.gov.my

Kuala Lumpur Big Kitchen Festival 2015

The sights and smells of a Kuala Lumpur culinary stage will fill a atmosphere of Merdeka Square on a 29th of May to gorge a craving of food lovers everywhere. The three-day festival is filled with song performances, a culinary seminar territory and fun activities designed generally for food-loving individuals! A far-reaching accumulation of food trucks and stalls will line Merdeka Square, portion adult all kinds of local, alloy and even epicurean selections. Enjoy all kinds of travel food, excellent dining, food trucks, desserts and even a special Big Kitchen cupboard filled with internal products and spices spices. Visitors will have copiousness to representation from as they travel a lanes of a festival. The KL Big Kitchen Festival is truly a foodie’s must-go-to event.

Date : 29 to 31 May
Venue : Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur
Organiser : Kuala Lumpur City Hall Tourism Unit
Website : visitkl.gov.my

Borneo Jazz Festival

With a persisting bid to foster jazz music, a initial Borneo Jazz Festival is behind for a 10th anniversary in Sarawak. The two-day sparkling festival of Jazz song will be distinguished by a best performers’ choice earnest a festival to be a strike celebratory note by bringing behind favourite performers from a past years from opposite countries to applaud a decade of Jazz by a sea. The behaving bands will cover a far-reaching operation of jazz genre from all over a world. From a internal scene, “All The Best”, a five-piece garb with Miri-born Syafiee Obe Hairunie, who is also a conductor of a Kuching SONS Jazz Orchestra to lead a internal challenge. It parades contemporary jazz with a turn of Malaysian essence with combined Latin rhythms. Jazz lovers are guaranteed a night of essence filling, ear licking, conduct swaying, music. Come jubilee with us old-school character during a 2015 Borneo Jazz Festival.

Date : 8 to 9 May
Venue : Park City Everly Hotel, Miri
Organiser : Sarawak Tourism Board
Website : jazzborneo.com

The National Wau Festival of Kelantan 2015

Join us during one of a biggest kite-flying events in Peninsular Malaysia that celebrates a beauty of Malaysian kites, one of that is wau bulan. Literally translated as “moon-kite”, it is an intricately designed Malaysian kite (normally with floral motifs) traditionally flown by group in a Malaysian state of Kelantan. This year’s Kite Festival brings all a brave, chest banging kite-flying champions out there to contest in The Best Wau Take-Off, Best Wau Flying Competition, Rokkaku Competition, and The National Kite-Flying Performance that is famous as one of a best kite drifting shows in Asia. Get a ambience of Kelantan enlightenment as we attend in a many kite-making workshops, competitions, expos and many more!

Date : 27 to 30 May
Venue : Pantai Genting Tumpat, Kelantan
Organiser : Kelantan Tourist Information Centre
Website : tic.kelantan.gov.my

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