Celebrate the arrival of 2012 with a journey to Malaysia, a destination that offers an abundance of colourful festivals, cultural celebrations, mouth-watering cuisine and shopping bargains galore!
Offering experiences like no other, Malaysia boasts an exciting year-round calendar of world class and unique local events – giving you unforgettable travel memories forever.
COMMEMORATIONS & CELEBRATIONS
Visitors to Malaysia will hate to miss out on participating in the exciting Chinese New Year celebrations on 23rd January, marking the first day of the lunar calendar. The majority of the main celebrations fall on the first two days where you can watch animated lion and dragon dance performances accompanied by energetic drums, gongs and cymbals.
SHOPPING & MOTOR RACING PARADISE
And while the ladies can shop to their heart’s content, guys can get their motor racing fix at the 2012 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix (23- 25 March 2012). Renowned as one of the most prestigious motorsport events in the world, the world’s finest riders challenge each other at the Sepang International Circuit. Don’t miss the chance to take in the hottest action on the track!
SPORTS AND ADVENTURE
The Langkawi Ironman in February is a must-do for any endurance race goer. A challenging international endurance marathon that tests athletes’ abilities, this race offers stunning surroundings in which to push yourself to your limits.Asia’s premier cycling event, Le Tour de Langkawi 2012 is back this year. Held from 24 February – 4 March, the cyclists ride through the seven states of Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, Johor, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Selangor and the two Federal Territories; Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur. This is a must-see event for cycling enthusiast with lots of fantastic opportunities for supporters along the way.
Source = Tourism Malaysia