Sunday, December 10, 2006

Program for Visit Malaysia Year for September and October

These are the programs planned for Visit Malaysia Year 2007 for the months of September and October:

1- 2 September 2007: Sarawak Regatta
Location: Kuching Waterfront, Sarawak

This popular event held at Kuching Waterfront is an offshoot of the Baram Regatta that was originally a contest between traditionally huge war canoes. The excitement of war –reminiscent of
bygone days is rekindled as the state’s expert boatmen take up their paddles to prove their prowess while jet-ski and kayak racing promise to add to the adrenaline-pumping action.

More details can be obtained from:
Sarawak Tourism Board
Tel: 6082-423600
Fax: 6082-416700
Tel: 6082-243301
Fax: 6082-244435

7 – 9 September 2007: Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix
Location: Sepang Racing Circuit, Selangor

Cheer on the world’s greatest riders in this annual event as they race to the finish on one of the fastest and most challenging tracks in motor-racing. This thrilling motorcycle race promises incredible sporting action

More details can be obtained from:
Tel: 603-87782222
Fax: 603-87831020

7 – 9 September 2007: KL International Tattoo Show
Location: Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur

The tattoo show aims to bring together foreign groups such as military forces to congregate harmoniously in Kuala Lumpur. It will be a 3 night event which involves displays of precision marching and military demonstrations for 4 hours every night. The event will bring about an opportunity for major armies of the world to converge and to participate in this spectacular show.

More details can be obtained from:
Tel: 603-2693 7111
Fax: 603-26932399
Unit Acara KPL

15 September – 14 October 2007: Penang International Lantern Festival
Location: Penang

An exhibition of beautiful lanterns based on flora & fauna designs.

More information available from:
Phone :604-262 0202
Fax :604-263 1020

6 – 7 October 2007: Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon
Location: Sabah

Dubbed ‘The world’s toughest mountain race’, this extreme sporting event sees the world’s top mountain runners racing up and down Kinabalu’s 4096 meters over a total distance of 21 km. Catch the excitement of this ultimate test of endurance as runners exert sheer will power in conquering one of Southeast Asia’s highest peaks

Further details from:
MTPN Sabah
Tel: 6088-212121 / 232121
Fax: 6088-212075 / 222666 /

13 October: Hari Raya Aidilfitri Celebration and Open House
Location: Kuala Lumpur and throughout Malaysia

To mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadhan and the beginning of the Muslim month of Syawal, a month-long celebration is held. Abundance spread of food and delicacies are shared amongst the guests. Visitors should watch out for the many official “Open Houses” that take place during this month, many of them hosted by Ministers.

More details available from:
Ministry Of Culture, Arts and Heritage Malaysia
Tel: 603-26127600
Fax: 603-26935114

27-31 October 2007: KL Fashion Week
Location: Kuala Lumpur

The fourth KL Fashion Week kicks off in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The biggest fashion extravaganza in the country, KLFW will showcase a gathering of corporate figures, fashion key players and celebrities in one event.

Further details available from:
Pempena Sdn Bhd
Tel : 603-26981033
Fax : 603-26916122
Email :
Website :

28 October – 4 November 2007: Heart of Borneo 4X4 Safari
Location: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

A very unique event that takes you deep into the heart of Sabah with powerful 4WD vehicles that have been modified to challenge the tracks in one of the world’s most beautiful jungle terrains. Fit for those who love adventure and challenges that are out of the ordinary.

More details available from:
MTPN Sabah
Tel: 6088-212121
Fax: 6088-212075

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