Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Visit Malaysia Year 2007 programs for July to August

These are the programs planned for the VMY (Visit Malaysia Year) 2007 for the months of July and August:

1 July 2007: Ipoh Open International Run
Location: Dataran Ipoh, Perak

This is an exciting event suitable for everybody interested to see the city of Ipoh on foot. You may be participating in a run but there’s definitely no one stopping you from taking your own time to enjoy the view along the way. Even locals will find it interesting although they have been using the same route for years but never took the opportunity to actually see the surrounding areas.

Further details from:
Ipoh City Council
Website :

13 – 15 July 2007: Rainforest World Music Festival 2007- Sarawak
Location: Sarawak Cultural Village, 45 minutes drive from the city center.

In the interior of mystical Borneo, amidst a living museum known as the Sarawak Cultural Village, the world’s musicians gather to celebrate a fusion of nature, culture and ethnic music. Incorporating workshops, ethno-musical lectures, jam sessions and mesmerising evening performances, this magical event is set to thrill musical aficionados.

UPDATE 29 January 2007: 3,000 tickets have already been sold, out of which 60% were by foreigners. Tickets are priced at RM80 for a one-day pass (RM40 for children) and RM100 for a 3-day pass (RM100 for children).

Further details from:
Sarawak Tourism Board
Tel: 6082-423600
Fax: 6082-416700

20-22 July 2007: World Music Festival - Penang
Location: Penang

Penang will be host to the World Music Festival (WMF) and so far, musicians from Brazil, Germany, India and Brunei have confirmed participation with more expected to sign up.

Details from:
Tel: 603-26937111
Fax: 603-26932399
Unit Acara KPL

21 – 22 July 2007: Port Dickson International Triathlon
Location: Admiral Marina & Leisure Club, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan

A sports competition combining running, swimming and cycling with the aim of looking for the fittest and toughest man and women among the 1000 participants from 35 countries all over the world held at one of the best marinas in the country.

Further details from:
Admiral Marina & Leisure Club.
No Tel: 06-6470888
No Fax: 06-6470889

29 July 2007: KL FEST
Location: Kuala Lumpur

A festival that will potray the beauty and variety of culture, art and tradition from various ethnic for domestic and international ceremony

Further details from:
Ministry of Culture, Art & Heritage
Tel: 603-26127600
Fax: 603-26935114

3-4 August 2007: Sultan’s Cup Terengganu Endurance Challenge
Location: Setiu, Terengganu

This competition tests the endurance of competing horses in four categories, i.e 120km, 80km, 40km and 26km. Some 15 countries such as Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Brunei, Australia, UAE and US are expected to participate in this competition which happens to be the official trial race for FEI World Endurance 2008.

Further details from:
Tel: 609-6169194
Fax: 609-6169194

3 – 5 August 2007: 50 Years Nationhood - World Lion Dance Invitation
Location: Genting Highlands, Pahang

Enjoy a spectacular show by the best lion dance troupes invited from all over the world arranged especially in conjunction with Malaysia’s 50th Anniversary and for the Visit Malaysia Year 2007 campaign.

Further details from:
Tel: 603-61052143
Fax: 603-61052521
Email: Veron.loo@genting .com
Mobile : +6012-4996013

15 - 30 August 2007: Malaysia International Fireworks Competition
Location: Putrajaya

See the nightsky lit up with impressive profusions of firework displays and enjoy the variety of activities held in conjunction with this event.

Further details from:
Global 2000 Sdn. Bhd.
Tel: 03-77102611
Fax: 03-77107611

31 August 2007: 50 Years Nationhood Celebration-Merdeka Month Celebration
Location: Putrajaya and throughout Malaysia

August 31, 2007 commemorates Malaysia’s 50th year of independence. This historic event is celebrated in a joyous mood by Malaysians from all walks of life over a one month period. Malaysians display their love for the country by proudly flying the Jalur Gemilang or the national flag at every premise. A host of activities is held in each state including parades, exhibitions of Malaysia’s history and fireworks displays, culminating in a grand parade attended by Their Majesties; The King and Queen, Prime Minister, dignitaries and the public. Join us as we celebrate Malaysia’s 50 years of independence. A free open-air concert is held on the eve of ‘Merdeka’ to jumpstart the celebration, while the Merdeka Day festivities kick off with a grand parade at every major city. Other celebrations are also held nationwide.

Further details from:
Tel: 603-26158188
Fax: 603-26935883

Tel : 603-88881957
Fax : 603-8883904
Email :
Website :

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