Malaysia Events 2015

Here is the Malaysia events 2015 for your information? It is always good to find out the events that are taking place while you are visiting Malaysia. Each state in Malaysia has its own events that has been planned throughout the year. Look through and make an effort to join if you are able to.


12-17 January 2015 : Royal Langkawi International Regatta

Get to know the famous yachtsmen from 12 countries competing in Langkawi Island.


28 Jan-1 Feb 2015: Tropfest South East Asia

This short film festival will be held in Georgetown, Penang.

Tel: +604 261 3061

29-31 Jan 2015: Tioman Surfestival

This surfing contest will be held at Kampung Juara, Pulau Tioman.

Tel: +6013 717 6677 


1-28 Feb 2015 : The International Cultural and Kite Festival

This kite contest features many "wau" from around the globe.

Venue: Taman Jubli Emas Suka Menanti, Alor Setar

Tel: +604-774 4000

3 Feb 2015 : Thaipusam

Held annually at Batu Caves, this religious festival for the Hindus attracts many visitors to this cave.

Tel: +603 6189 6284

8 Feb-8 July 2015 : Pameran Senget dan Racun

This event will be held at Muzium Negara that features exhibition about poisonous and venomous animals. 

Tel: +603 2267 1048

9-18 Feb 2015: Raden Mas Theatre

If you are into performances, you may want to see this love story of how a royalty prince decided to marry a dancer and decides to live as a commoner. 

Venue: Istana Budaya, Jalan Tun Razak

Tel: +603 4026 5555

13-22 Feb 2015: Admiral Cheng Ho Theatre

Discover the history about Admiral Cheng Ho and his contribution to the Islamic Civilization.

Venue: Istana Budaya, Jalan Tun Razak

Tel: +603 4026 5555

19-20 Feb 2015 : Chinese New Year Open House Celebration

Join the many open houses that will be welcoming all visitors during the Chinese New Year. Look out for the dates and venues of the open houses that are usually hosted by the ministers and political parties. 

28 Feb 2015 : National Chinese New Year Open House Celebration

This year's event will be held at Teluk Intan, Perak. Come and enjoy the many performances and food. Admission is FREE.

Tel: +603 8000 8000

28 Feb 2015 : Penangites' Chinese New Year Celebration

If you are in Penang during this time, join the peoples of Penang to celebrate this fun-filled celebration.

Venue: The Heritage Precincts of George Town

Tel: +604-262 1957

21-22 Feb 2015 : Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

This event will be held at Padang Polo, Penang Island. Enjoy the 15 balloons that will be floating above the ground.

Tel: +604 264 3456

25 Feb-1 Mar 2015: Pasir Gudang World Kites Festival

Enjoy the Malaysia Events 2015 kite flying competition and shows from over 30 participating countries during the monsoon season. Venue is at Bukit Layang Layang, Taman Bandar Pasir Gudang, Johor.

Tel: +607 223 2692 

26-28 Feb 2015: Johor Bahru Jazz Festival

Held at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, legends from all over the world will be giving their performances here.

Tel: +6019 713 9900


26-28 Feb 2015: A Malaysian Traditional Orhestra

This orchestra will feature superstars from Malaysia who will showcase the 1Malaysia spirit.

Venue: Istana Budaya, Jalan Tun Razak

Tel: +603 4026 5555


5 March 2015: Chap Goh Meh

Held at the Esplanade, Georgetown, Penang and organized by Penang State Tourism, this event is celebrated on the 15th day of Chinese New Year Festival. This is the Chinese version of Valentine Day.

Tel: +604 650 5136

7-8 March 2015: Raptor Watch 

Organized by Malaysia Nature Society, this annual event at Tanjung Tuan, Port Dickson in Negeri Sembilan is a good time for family outing.

Venue: Tanjung Tuan, PNB Ilham Resort, 10th Mile, Port Dickson.

Tel: +603 2287 9422 


8-15 March 2015: Le Tour De Langkawi

This popular event for cyclists will pass through a few states and federal territories.

Tel: +603 9222 0786

11 March 2015 : Johor Chingay Parade

Held in Johor Bahru in conjunction with the Chinese New Year, you will be able to see the lion dances and other performances on the 15km route at the city.

Tel: +607-278 8999

13-15 March 2015: International Shoe Festival

Held at the Putra World Trade Centre(PWTC), this event is a must if you want to explore the designer shoes from around the globe. 

Tel: +603 9285 5382

14-15 March 2015: International Drum Festival

Find out all about the making of drums and enjoy the performances during this festival. Venue is at Perkarangan Stadium Muhamad IV, Kelantan.

Tel: +609-748 5534

14 Mar-5 Apr 2015: 1Malaysia GP Sale 

This Malaysia Events 2015 nationwide carnival sale throughout the nation is held in conjunction with the Petronas Malaysian F1 GP 2015.

Tel: +603 2615 8188 


17-21 Mar 2015: LIMA '15 Tourism Carnival

This bi-annual event is back in conjunction with LIMA 2015 in Langkawi. Enjoy the show and performances by popular artists while you are here..

14-15 March 2015: Viper Challenge

See participants go through obstacles over a 20km course in a duration of 3-4 hours. The venue of the event is Sepang International Circuit.

Tel: +60 16 2054410 

19-25 Mar 2015: Thriller Live

This event will be held at Putra Indoor Stadium directly from London's West End. It is a concert to celebrate the career of the late Michael Jackson.

Tel: +603 7727 4677

27-29 Mar 2015 : FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP "Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix" 2015

This premier event is held in Sepang during the tropical heat of the day. Come and see the excitement and roaring sound of the world class cars from Ferari, BMW, Mercedes, etc.

Many entertaining and exciting exhibitions will be held in the city of Kuala Lumpur. Many shopping discounts will also be offered in various shopping complexes especially in Bukit Bintang area.

Venue: Sepang International Circuit
Tel: +603 8778 2222


April 2015 : Nasi Ambeng Festival

This event will be held at Banghuris Homestay, Sepang, Selangor featuring the famous Javanese cuisine.

Tel: + 03 5510 2664

5 April 2015 : Ironman 70.3 Putrajaya

Athletes from all over the world will be here to participate in this triathlon event. Venue is at Millenium Monument, Precinct 2, Putrajaya.

Tel: +603-7960 0391

6-7 April 2015 : Karnival Silat Nusantara

This self-defense and martial arts event will be held for the second time in Kelantan. Venue is Dewan MPKB-BRI.

Tel: +609-748 5534

11-12 April 2015 : Penang World Music Festival

Join the Penang folks to enjoy the musical performances from countries such as Poland, Ecuador, Brazil and South Africa. Venue is at Quarry Park, Penang Botanic Gardens.

Tel: +604 650 5136

18-30 April 2015 : Grease The Musical

This world famous musical will be worth watching if you are in Kuala Lumpur.

Venue: Istana Budaya, Jalan Tun Razak

Tel: +603 4026 5555

24-26 April 2015 : 22nd Regatta Lepa Semporna – Water Festival

Held in Semporna in the state of Sabah, this Malaysia Events 2015 water festival will include a competition of the most beautiful traditional sailboats. Tug of war, kayak race and boat racing will also be held as part of the festival during this 2 days of fun and excitement. Semporna is the gateway to the world's best dive sites which include the world renowned Sipadan.

Phone: +6088 232 121

Apr 24 - Apr 26, 2015 Labuan International Sea Challenge (Malaysia Water Festival 2015)

Participants from around the globe are invited to join the kayak competition, boat tug-of-war competition, game fishing, boat race and cross channel swimming during this time of fun in the duty free island of Labuan.

i)Labuan International Extreme Kayak Challenge
ii)Labuan Boat Tug-of-War
iii)Labuan International Game Fishing Tournament
iv)Labuan Intenational Boat Race
v)Round Island Kayak Challenge
vi)Cross Channel Swimming Challenge

Tel: +603 2693 7111


1-3 May 2015 : Sabah Fest 2015

Held in Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, this Malaysia Events 2015 will feature the cultures and traditions of the various ethnic groups in Sabah through music, dance, fashion and food. The annual Harvest Festival will be held after this festival.

Tel : +6088 232 121/212 121

8-9 May 2015 : Borneo Jazz Festival

This annual event is organized by the Secretariat of Miri International Jazz Festival, Sarawak Tourism Board. This is one of the leading music festival in this region and is held in Miri, Sarawak.

Tel: +6085 434 181 

25-30 May 2015: Kelantan International Kite Fest

If you are in Kelantan, head for Pantai Geting in Tumpat and see how the experts from all over the world fly the kites of various sizes during this time of the year.

28-31 May 2015: 1Malaysia International Tourism Night Floral Parade

Held in Precinct 2, Putrajaya this fair will feature floats from the many states in Malaysia with the theme "Magic of the Night". Come with your family for an evening of fun.

Tel: +603 8891 7000 

30 May-7 June 2015 : Royal FLORIA Putrajaya

See the colourful flowers and plants at Anjung Floria, Precinct 4. Opening hours from 9am to 10:30pm (Monday-Thursday) and 9am-12 midnight(Fri-Sun).

30-31 May 2015 : Penang International Dragon Boat Festival 2015

This annual event is another tourist attraction event that you should not miss.

Tel: +604 650 5136

30-31 May 2015: Tadau Keamatan Celebration 2015

This harvest festival is celebrated by the Kadazan Dusun in Sabah. This annual festival will showcase the traditional costumes and games schedule to be held in Penampang, Sabah.

The Tadau Keamatan Open House Celebration will be held on the 7th June 2015 in Ranau, Sabah.

Tel: +6088 713 696 

31 May 2015 : Penang Floral Festival

See and capture the many flowers and orchids during this festival. This event will be held at Taman Botani, Jalan Kebun Bunga in Penang.

Tel: +604 2264 404.


1-2 June 2015: Gawai Dayak Festival

This harvest festival is celebrated by the Ibans and Bidayuh in Sarawak. This annual fesival will showcase the traditional costumes and ceremonial offerings.

Tel: +6082 423 600 

1-7 June 2015: Malaysian Dance Festival

This festival will be held at Auditorium DBKL, Kuala Lumpur with local dances for you to discover more about the dances of Malaysia.

Tel: +603 2614 8200 

5-6 June 2015: Sunset Music Festival

Enjoy the music at the tip of Borneo, Tanjung Simpang Mengayau, Kudat. A good time to listen to the classical as well as contemporary music being played.

Tel: +6088 232 121

7 June 2015: Kuantan Century Ride

This cycling event will take you to the vicinity of Kuantan, Pahang. Enjoy the scenic ride along the way. International riders are expected to converge here as well.

Tel:+609 5171 111

12-13 June 2015 : KK Jazz Festival 2015

This event will be held in Sutera Harbour Marina, Golf and Country Club's Tennis Arena, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah and is organized by Sparks and Rotary Club of Kota Kinabalu.


12-14 June 2015: Fraser's Hill International Bird Race

This annual event held at Frasers Hill attracts bird watchers from around the globe. Teams are divided into groups to identify the birds here, many of them migratory birds from Siberia and Japan.

Further information can be obtained by contacting:

Tel: +609 5171 1623

13-14 June 2015 : 29th Sabah Dragon Boat Race 2015

This annual event has attracted many international participants from Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, China and Brunei. This event will be held in Likas Bay, Kota Kinabalu. While here, remember to visit Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and Kinabalu National Park.

Tel: +6088 253 433

27 June-31 Aug 2015: 1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival

This is the second carnival sale of the year. Head for the many shopping malls that are practically available in many cities throughout the country and enjoy great discounts.

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