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JUNE

Sabah Fest

6 - 7 June Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Sabah is home to more than 30 different ethnic communities.

Every year, Sabah Fest brings these groups together to

celebrate Sabah’s cultural diversity and unique heritage.

Various cultural programmes are held with each community

depicting the highlights of their own traditions.

Sabah Tourism Board / Sri Pelancongan Sabah

T: 6088 232 121 • W:

hellosabah.my

International Archives Day

9 June • Kuala Lumpur

The purpose of this programme is to introduce the National

Archives of Malaysia as a custodian of the nation’s history

and heritage. It is an open day where the public can view

the countless precious materials and records.

National Archives of Malaysia

T: 603 6209 0600 • W:

www.arkib.gov.my

Temasya Oghang Kedah

(Kedah Folks’ Festival)

12 - 14 June • Sungai Korok, Jitra, Kedah

This programme gives an understanding of the state’s arts

and heritage through a series of stage performances and

activities. Enjoy cultural shows, folk games, traditional food

and more at this lively festival.

National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN) Kedah /

Kedah State Government

T: 604 731 5930 • W:

www.jkkn.gov.my

Borneo Fest

13 June • Central Market, Kuala Lumpur

The states of Sabah and Sarawak are known for the graceful

dances, unique delicacies and intricate costumes of the

different ethnic groups. Now you can experience a glimpse

of Borneo’s cultures right here in Kuala Lumpur through a

showcase of traditional performances, exquisite food and

hand-crafted products.

Central Market Management

T: 603 2031 0399 / 5399 / 7399

W:

www.centralmarket.com.my

Penang Dragon Boat Regatta

13 - 14 June • Teluk Bahang Dam, Penang

Enjoy a weekend of pulsating thrills and spills – the tune of the

vigorous beating of drums, strong thrust of oars and various

stage performances - as the dragon boat teams battle it out

in the water to be the champions.

Penang State Exco Office for Tourism, Arts, Culture and

Heritage (PETACH)

T: 604 650 5133 • W:

www.petach.gov.my

National-level Celebration of International Museum

Day

13 - 18 June • Penang

Enjoy a series of exhibitions, seminars and community activities

in Penang, held in conjunction with the International Museum

Day.

Department of Museums Malaysia / Museum Association of

Malaysia / Penang State Museum

T: 603 2267 1000 • W:

www.jmm.gov.my

Jom Hogoh Merapoh Caving

15 - 16 June • Merapoh, Lipis, Pahang

An annual event in Merapoh Caves that attracts cave lovers

from the home front and abroad. The two-day event brings

participants to explore the uniqueness of our caves and

showcases the great ecological treasures in the state.

Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC),

Pahang Office

T: 609 517 1111 / 1112

Fraser’s Hill International Bird Race

20 - 21 June • Fraser’s Hill, Raub, Pahang

This race is categorised into three categories which is

Advance, Novice and Student. Participants must record

the total number of bird species found in Fraser’s Hill within

a duration of 24 hours. Participants who manage to get the

highest number of bird species will be announced as the

champion.

Tourism Pahang

T: 609 568 1623 •W:

www.pahangtourism.gov.my

Perak Triathlon

21 June • Marina Island, Lumut, Perak

Perak Triathlon is the second edition of the triathlon race to

be held on Marina Island. This island is situated in Teluk Muroh

and serves as the gateway to the popular holiday retreats

of Pangkor Island and Pangkor Laut. It is built on reclaimed

land measuring 6.9 acres, connected to the mainland by a

400-metre long causeway bridge.

XS Elite Performance

W:

www.facebook.com/events/marina-island/

perak-triathlon-2019/577031076145560/