Every year, many
world-class events draw foreign visitors to Malaysia. By providing
wide-ranging support to event organizers and helping to bring together
the necessary resources from various organizations, Tourism Malaysia
helps to ensure the continued popularity of these international
World Amateur Inter-Team Golf Championship (WAITGC)
WAITGC was organised with the objective of promoting holiday
destinations that offer golfing facilities to both the international
and local markets. The championship is open to teams of amateur
Colours of Malaysia
Presenting Malaysia's rich culture and tradition through a showcase of
cultural activities, handicrafts exhibition, sumptuous cuisine and
resplendent costumes. The Colours of Malaysia is also displayed
throughout the country for a whole month with a variety of cultural
activity. It will be an unforgettable cultural experience.
Local and international emporiums, designer boutiques and stores all
across Malaysia participate in the creation of a fantastic shopping
extravaganza. Extraordinary discounts at retail outlets throughout the
country offer bargains galore for both local and overseas shoppers.
Highlights of the carnival include a Made in Malaysia Exhibition and
Malaysian Fashion Week, where local designers, from the rapidly
burgeoning fashion industry, display their latest creations.
The month-long Water Festival is aimed at reviving the glorious
water-based events of our yesteryears. It also aims to instill
appreciation towards Malaysia's natural wonders and promote them as a
tourist attraction for the domestic and international market. Join in
for a spalshing time!
Food & Fruit Fiesta 2003
Malaysia is famous for its tempting array of culinary delights,
derived from its potpourri of cultures and races. This fiesta is held
to introduce to visitors the various fruits and cuisine of colourful
Malaysia. Most of these delights are available anywhere at anytime.
The lively culture of 'makan-makan' or enjoying a hearty meal is a
fun-filled activity for Malaysians. Tourists are invited to tuck-into
the glorious platter and share the camaraderie!
Merdeka Day Parade
Malaysia celebrates 46 years of independence or 'Merdeka' on the
morning of 31st August with a colourful - grand parade at Putrajaya
Boulevard in Putrajaya with the theme of 'Keranamu Malaysia'.
Festivities start the night before with an open-air concert at the
same venue during the 'Merdeka Eve Celebrations' with popular Malaysia
singers & celebrities. Graced by His Majesty the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong
(the King), the Merdeka Day Parade is also attended by government
leaders & members of the diplomatic corps.