Holidays and festivals in Malaysia

FC Barcelona in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

FC Barcelona will pay a visit to Kuala Lumpur this summer, as part of their pre-season Asia Tour. It´s the first time that FC Barcelona visit Malaysia.

Dongzhi Winter Solstice

Dongzhi Winter Solstice Festival

Winter starts off with a bang at China’s Dong Zhi Winter Solstice Festival. This family and food-centric ritual celebration is a great time to see the country’s history and culture in action.

Chinese New Year Fireworks

Chinese New Year

Bust out some red duds, grab a lantern and toast the Chinese New Year in style.



There are many colourful Hindu festivals in the calendar celebrated globally but none as quite as vivid and in many ways, as excruciating to watch as Thaipusam.

Lantern Festival

China’s Lantern Festival

On the last day of Chinese New Year, the entire country lights up for the famed Lantern Festival. Learn all about this this luminous celebration.

Asia puckers up for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has spread across the globe and has found a happy home in Asia. Learn how Valentines Day is celebrated in this part of the world.

Hari Raya Pausa,aka Idul Fitri and Eid

Hari Raya Aidilfitri across Southeast Asia

Idul Fitri, Hari Raya Puasa, Eid, Lebaran. A multitude of names but the premise is same – the irresistible urge to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

The Hajj

Eid al-Adha and the Hajj

Once a year, from every corner of the globe, a mass exodus occurs. Muslims of every color, ethnic group, rich or poor, travel to Mecca.

Malaysian Grand Prix

F1 Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang Circuit

With its extreme weather conditions and high temperatures, exciting and trilling races are guaranteed during the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Diwali Deepavali

Diwali Festival

From oil lamps to fireworks to brilliant neon, the Diwali Festival is one big, loud, beautiful celebration of light.