The event acts as a platform for art enthusiasts from artists to gallery owners to forge business alliances, as well as to share their ideas and information about the new contemporary art of Malaysia.
Organiser: Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Malaysia
Date: 1 July – September 2013
Venue: Throughout Malaysia
Contact: +6 03 8891 751
Hari Raya Aidilfirti 2013
The highlight of this joyous occasion is the open house where the Muslims will invite their friends from various ethnics and cultures to their house to join in the merrymaking and enjoy traditional Malay favourites such as ketupat, rendang and satay!
Date: 8 – 9 August 2013
Every year, visitors will travel to the Sandakan Memorial Park, which was once the site of the Prisoners of War Camp, to commemorate these brave souls with a memorial service in their honour, ‘Lest we forget’.
Organiser: Sandakan Municipal Council
Date: 15 August 2013
Venue: Sandakan Memorial Park, Sandakan, Sabah
Contact: +6 089 273 753
Besides that, visitors and consumers will also be able to find many attractive bargains and great discounts for various tourism-related products. It’s time to make plans for your holiday. Come, compare, and purchase!
Organiser: MATTA Melaka Chapter & Melaka Tourism Promotion Division
Date: 23 – 25 August 2013
Venue: Melaka International Trade Centre (MITC), Melaka
Contact: +6 06 286 9668/ +6 016 630 6971 (Cik Hanitah)
Merdeka Millenium Endurance Race 2013
The biggest motorsports endurance race in Asia, the Merdeka Millenium Endurance Race (MMER) 2013, will be back for the 14th edition. Each team will have three drivers who will race for at least 70 minutes before being allowed to switch. Young motorsports enthusiasts will have a new way and new place to celebrate Malaysia’s Independence Day.
Organiser: Sepang International Circuit (SIC)
Date: 29 – 31 August 2013
Venue: Sepang International Circuit (SIC), Selangor
Contact: +6 03 8778 2200
Traditionally, a grand and colourful parade will be held in the morning at the Merdeka Square in Kuala Lumpur for everyone to attend and celebrate this important occasion together. Similar parades will also be held in every state simultaneously. This year’s celebration marks the 56th anniversary of Malaysia’s independence.
Date: 31 August 2013
Venue: Nationwide / Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur