Tioman Surf Festival Vol. 9
31 Jan - 2 Feb • Kampung Juara, Tioman Island, Pahang
Surfers from all over the world especially Maldives, Australia,
France, the United Kingdom, United States of America and
many more will converge in the beautiful island of Tioman.
Conservation projects, cultural performances and exhibitions
are among the pocket activities held to attract spectators
Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC),
T: 609 517 1111 / 1112
Chinese New Year Celebration
Jan - Feb • Jonker Street, Melaka
Chinese New Year marks the beginning of the lunar calendar
and the spring festival. Various cultural activities will be
held during the festival and Chinese New Year themed
decorations will be filling the streets.
Federation of the Chinese Association of Jonker Walk
T: 6018 989 4688
‘The Lost Kingdoms’ Exhibition
Jan - Mar • National Museum, Kuala Lumpur
An exhibition that recalls the glory of the city-state kingdoms
of Suvarnabhumi or Suvarnadvipa in the Southeast Asian
region. This period dates from the beginning of the 1st century
to the 14th century before the emergence of European
colonial powers in Southeast Asia.
Department of Museums Malaysia /
Kota Kuala Kedah Museum
T: 603 2267 1000 • W:www.jmm.gov.my
Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta
1 - 2 Feb • Polo Ground, Penang
This is a one-of-a-kind experience featuring the only hot air
balloon festival on an island in Malaysia! The Penang Hot Air
Balloon Fiesta will see 15 hot air balloons by international and
local balloonists over the 2-day festival, together with family-
friendly activities, creative workshops and more.
AKA Balloon Sdn. Bhd.
T: 604 264 3456 • W:penanghotairballoonfiesta.com
Le Tour de Langkawi
7 - 14 Feb • Around Malaysia
Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL), Asia’s premier multiple-stage
race, is the brainchild of Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Tun Dr
Mahathir Mohamed. It made its debut in 1996 to place
Malaysia on the world sporting and tourism map. The
event has evolved to become Malaysia’s biggest cycling
competition and Asia’s biggest race.
Human Voyage Sdn. Bhd.
T: 603 9222 0786 • W:www.ltdlangkawi.my
Penang Celebrates: Chap Goh Meh
8 Feb • The Esplanade, Penang
Chap Goh Meh is also known as the Chinese Valentine’s
Day. Come join this family-friendly event filled with love, and
for those who are single, come join the Mandarin Tossing
Ceremony and look forward to welcoming your new love
Penang State Exco Office for Tourism, Arts, Culture and
T: 604 650 5133 • W:www.petach.gov.my
Lumut International Boat Show
19 - 23 Feb • Marina Island, Lumut, Perak
Lumut International Boat Show will be the navigator of Asia-
Pacific leisure boating. It is the most comprehensive boat
exhibition in Malaysia to create an exhibiting history of the
boat industrial chain.
Tourism Perak / Warisan Moraza / Gemilang Avenue
T: 605 249 9966 / 241 2372
Kesuma Jiwa (Fashion Show)
20 Feb • Istana Budaya, Kuala Lumpur
Dato’ Rizalman Ibrahim is one of Malaysia’s most celebrated
fashion designers, loved by many including DYMM Seri
Paduka Baginda Raja Permaisuri Agong or Her Majesty the
Queen. Rizalman’s well-known signature designs will be
showcased in a runway show featuring Dayang Norfaizah as
his fashion icon for the year.
T: 603 4026 5555 • W:www.istanabudaya.gov.my
20 Feb • Sepang International Circuit, Selangor
An endurance run that brings participants to the world-
famous Sepang International Circuit.
T: 603 5513 2000 • W:www.tourismselangor.my