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Sarawak Dragonboat Regatta – Malaysia

Location: Kuching, Malaysia Asia Contributor Karen Gulliver Bot The annual Sarawak Dragonboat Regatta has been active since 1872. During the event, the Kuching riverfront comes alive with hundreds of local residents, as well as food vendors and craft sellers.  Dragonboat crews can range from as low as 10 to as high as 46 people. Boats […]

Rainforest World Music Festival

05 August 2016 – 07 August 2016 The Rainforest World Music Festival features musicians from around the world, showcasing traditional and original musical instruments. Venue Sarawak Cultural Village, Kuching, Sarawak Organiser Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) Phone +6 082 423 600 Visit website

George Town Festival, Penang

01 August 2016 – 31 August 2016 The arts and cultural celebration sets off in the heart of George Town with film screenings, music and dance performances, art exhibitions, forums, art installations and more. Venue George Town, Penang Organizer George Town Festival Secretariat Phone +604-261 6308

Heritage, Rediscovered

Visiting Malaysia is like stepping back in time. Everywhere you look, there will be something which either reminds its inhabitants of the past. It could be an old building, a shop which has been open for generations, a spot where traditional performances were held and so on. Aside from locations, there are also people who […]