A carnival-like atmosphere pervades on the eve of Malaysia’s Independence Day celebration, as a night of mesmerizing dances, dazzling fireworks displays, and stunning performances by local artists all culminate to the Hari Merdeka countdown. At the stroke of midnight, the Jalur Gemilang (Malaysian flag) is raised, amidst the hearty shouts of “merdeka”, which means “independence” in Malay.
The 7th International Indian Shopping Festival 2017 or IISF showcases the best products and services in Indian culture and arts.
Held in conjunction with the National Day, the event features poem recitals, orchestra as well as musical and cultural performances.
Sabah’s rich floral heritage is celebrated with a flower sale, competitions, games and the Ratu Bunga (Flower Queen) beauty pageant.
As the largest fashion event in Jogjakarta, Jogja Fashion Week exhibits the works of many talented fashion designers. Since its first exhibition in 2006, this event has attracted many garment innovators. Although this oneweek celebration has different themes each year, the goal remains the same: to consistently show the abundance of art and culture from throughout the archipelago.
An event to honour the contributions of Rungus photographers. It features competitions, exhibitions, a Rungus fashion show, traditional dances, handicrafts and more.
A platform to create new dance forms and showcase the richness of Malaysian culture, brought to the Malaysian community and the world at large.
The traditional arts theatre presents classical masterpieces synonymous with the Malaysian culture. It will be a true cultural journey.
An annual regatta held to celebrate Malaysia’s National Day and to promote sailing as a sporting event in Sabah.
Gamelan musicians gather in Kuala Terengganu to discuss and explore the finer nuances of this remarkable musical instrument. It also features a two-day workshop by professionals.
22 - 26 January 2018