CULTURAL / STATE FESTIVALS

January


Melaka Light Up Celebrations
Date: 10 January – 10 March
Venue: Jonker Walk, Penang

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Bhogi Celebration
Date: 14-Jan-09
Venue: Chitty Cultural Village, Melaka

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Ponggal Festival
Date: 14 – 16 Jan 2009
Venue: Chitty Cultural Village, Melaka

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Chinese New Year Lighting Decoration Festival 2009
Date: 19 Jan – 18 Feb 09
Venue: Bunga Raya Road, Penang

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Chinese New Year Celebrations Chinese New Year Celebration “Gong Xi Fa Cai” 2009
Date: 26 Jan – 1 Feb 09
Venue: Auyin Hill Resort, Melaka




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Chinese New Year Open House
Date: 31-Jan-09
Venue: Menara Taming Sari, Melaka






February


Chinese New Year celebrations
Date: Feb 7 – 9 2009
Venue: Outdoor main stage Central Market, Kuala Lumpur

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KL’s CNY Open House
Date: Feb 7, 2009
Venue: In front of Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur

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Intrudu
Date: 22-Feb-09
Venue: Portuguese Settlement, Melaka






March


Hong Sam Si Temple Parade
Date: Mar 18, 2009
Venue: Hokkien Association, Kuching






April


Fireworks FestivalFireworks Festival
Date: Apr 18, 2009
Venue: Perak

















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Vasakhi Open House 2009
Date: 25 Apr 2009
Venue: Esplanade, Penang

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Tua Peh Kong Day Celebration
Date: Apr 24, 2009
Venue: Eng Ann Teng Tua Peh Kong Temple, Sibu, Sarawak

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Mukah Kaul Festival
Date: Apr 24 – 26 2009
Venue: Pantai Kala Dana, Sarawak

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Pesta Eko Daing Sulaman 2009
Date: 03 – 05 April 2009
Venue: Kg. Lok Nunuk Dantai, Tuaran, Sabah

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Pesta Kalimaran
Date: 04 – 05 April 2009
Venue: Murut Cultural Centre, Sabah

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Pesta Tagal
Date: 18 – 19 April 2009
Venue: Kampung Babagon, Penampang, Sabah

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Anzac Day
Date: 25 April 2009
Venue: Sandakan Memorial Park, Sabah

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Raptor Watch Week 2009
Date: 14 – 15
Venue: Tanjung Tuan, Melaka






May


Wesak Day Celebrations 2009
Date: 8 – 9 May
Venue: Wisma SKE, Melaka

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Menggamy Celebration
Date: April – May 09
Venue: Chitty Cultural Village, Melaka

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Chitrapournami
Date: May 9, 2009
Venue: Teluk Intan Hindu Temple, Perak

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Wesak Day
Date: 9 May 2009
Venue: Malaysia Buddhist Association, Burmah Road, Penang

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Miri City Day Celebration
Date: May 20, 2009
Venue: Miri City Council, Sarawak

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P.Ramlee Festival
Date: 29 May 2009
Venue: Dewan Sri Pinang, Penang

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Tanjung Balau Festival 2009
Date: May 1, 2009
Venue: Tanjung Balau, Melaka

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Menara Taming Sari Anniversary Celebration
Date: 17-Mei-09
Venue: Menara Taming Sari, Melaka

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Sabah Fest 2009
Date: 2 – 3 May 2009
Venue: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

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Miri May Fest
Date: May 1 – 31 2009
Venue: Miri City Council, Sarawak

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World Harvest FestivalWorld Harvest Festival
Date: May 23 – 24 2009
Venue: Sarawak Cultural Village Santubong, Sarawak








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Miri City Day Celebration
Date: May 20, 2009
Venue: Miri City Council, Sarawak

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Tadau Kaamatan
Date: 30 – 31 May 2009
Venue: throughout Sabah and Labuan

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Kota Kinabalu Harvest Festival Carnival
Date: 13 – 15 May 2009
Organiser: Kota Kinabalu City Hall, Sabah

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Pitas Bengkoka Festival
Date: 15 – 17 May 2009
venue: Pitas, Sabah

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Water & Songkran Festival of Thai New Year
Date: 15 May 2009
Venue: Tumpat, Kelantan






June


Hari Gawai DayakHari Gawai Dayak
Date: Jun 1 – 2 2009
Venue: Throughout Sarawak








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Gawai Dayak FestivalGawai Dayak Festival
Date: Jun 1, 2009
Venue: Sarawak








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Pesta Lun Bawang (Irau Aco Lun Bawang)
Date: Jun 1 – 3 2009
Venue: Lawas, Sarawak

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Pesta Benak (Tidal Bore Carnival)
Date: Jun 1 – 30 2009
Venue: Sungai Batang Lipar Sri Aman, Sarawak

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PIBT Carnival 2009
Date: 13 – 14 June 2009
Venue: Perkampungan Ikan Bakar Terapung Umbai, Melaka






July


Visit Penang Heritage Celebration
Date: 1 – 31 Jul 2009
Venue: George Town (within the heritage enclave) including Armenian Street, Jln Masjid Kapitan Keling, Cannon Street etc., Penang

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St Anne’s Feast
Date: 24 jul – 2 aug 2009
Venue: St Anne’s Church, Bukit Mertajam, Penang

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Penang Bon Odori Festival 2009
Date: 18 Jul 2009
Venue: Esplanade, Penang

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World islamic Cultural Festival
Date: 1 July – 4 July 2009
Venue: Taman Tamadun Islam, Pulau Wan Man

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Borneo Cultural Festival
Date: Jul 3 – 11 2009
Venue: Sibu Town Square, Sarawak

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Pesta Babulang (Buffalo Race Festival)
Date: Jul 5 – 7 2009
Venue: Kampung Batu Danau, Sarawak

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Nunuk Ragang Cultural Festival 2009
Date: 03 – 04 July 2009
Kampung Nunuk Ragang, Ranau, Sabah

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Pesta Rumbia (Sago Fest)
Date: 03 – 05 July 2009
venue: Kuala Penyu, Sabah

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4th Sabah International Folklore Festival 2009
Date: 03 – 07 July 2009
Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang.

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Pesta Seliuh Kota Belud
Date: 25 – 26 July 2009
Venue: Kota Belud, Sabah






August


Mystic of Carey Island
Date: 22 August 2009 Until 22 August 2009
Venue: Carey Island, Kuala Langat, Selangor

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Kuching Festival
Date: Aug 1 – 31 2009
Venue: Sarawak

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Pesta Ikan Buntal (Puffer Fish Festival)
Date: Aug 1 – 31 2009
Venue: Kampung Mangut Spoah, Sarawak

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Pesta Beluran
Date: 01 – 03 August 2009
Venue: Beluran, Sabah

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Kuching Street Parade
Date: Aug 2, 2009
Venue: Sarawak






September


Santa Cruz
Date : 13 Sept. 2009
Venue : St Peter’s Church, Melaka

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53rd Anniversary Bodhi Day
Pray for World Peace at 8.00 p.m.
Date: 19 Sept. 2009
Venue: Seck Kia Eenh, Melaka

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Hari Raya Celebration
Date: Sept. 2009
Venue: Dataran Pahlawan, Melaka Megamall

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Lantern Festival
Date: Sept. 2009
Venue: A’Famosa Cowboy Town, Melaka






October


Halloween
Date: Oct. 2009
Venue: Dataran Pahlawan, Melaka Megamall

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“October Fest”
Date: Oct. 2009
Venue: A’Famosa Cowboy Town, Melaka

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Mid-Autumn Festival
Date: 3 Oct 2009
Venue: Auto-City, Juru/Penang Chinese Town Hall Auditorium

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Deepavali Open House
Date: 26 Oct 2009
Venue: Little India, Penang

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Nine Emperor Gods Festival
Date: 26 Oct 2009
Venue: Around Penang

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Hari Raya Open House
Date: 5 Oct 2009
Venue: KOMTAR, Penang

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Pesta Matunggong
Date: 24 October 2009
Venue: Matunggong, Kudat, SabaH

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Navarathiri Festival
Date: 26 Oct 2009
Venue: Throughout George Town, Penang






November


Deepavali CelebrationDeepavali
Date: Nov 2009
Venue: Chitty Cultural Village, Melaka


















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Deepavali
Date: Nov 2009
Venue: Dataran Pahlawan, Melaka Megamall

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Deepavali
Date: Nov 2009 Taman Mini Malaysia & Mini Asean
Venue:Melaka

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State-Level Cultural Carnival, Semporna 2009
Date: 28 – 29 November 2009
Venue: Semporna, Sabah

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Pesta Nelayan Menumbok
Date: November 2009
Venue: Mempakul Beach, Menumbok, Sabah

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Loy Krathong
Date: 13 Nov 2009
Venue: Tumpat, Kelantan






December


Portuguese Christmas Festival
Date: 24-Dis-09
Venue: Portuguese Settlement, Melaka

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New Year Countdown 2010
Date: 31-Dis-09
Venue: Auyin Hill Resort, Melaka

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Penang International Lantern Festival
Date: 1 Nov – 31 Dec 2009
Venue: Auto-City, Juru, Penang

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Chingay Parade
Date: 20 Dec 2009
Venue: Padang Brown – City Hall, Penang

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“Pesta Pulau Pinang” 2009
Date: 1 – 31 dec 2009
Venue: Pesta Site, Sungai Nibong, Penang

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Kelantan Cultural Festival
Date: 13 – 20 Dec 2009
Venue: Foyer of Stadium / Hotels & Shopping Complexes, Kelantan

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Gaya Christmas Carnival
Date: December 2009
Venue: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

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Tuaran Fest 2009
Date: 12 – 13 December 2009
Venue: Tuaran, Sabah



One Response to “CULTURAL / STATE FESTIVALS”

  1. Wow! Thank you! I always wanted to write in my site something like that. Can I take part of your post to my blog?

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