Tourism Malaysia : Event in February 2019

Sambutan Hari Wilayah

Federal Territory Day is to commersonate the establishment of the three federal territories of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan and Putrajaya.

Kek Lok Si Display of Lights

Event in February 2019

Temple of Supreme Bliss in the Hokkien dialect, Kek Lok Si Temple is a crowd puller and famous tourist’s attraction during the CNY. Annual display lighting showcases more than 10,000 lights.

  • Date: 04 February 2019 – 19 February 2019
  • Venue: Kek Lok Si Temple 


Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is a time for celebration and merrymaking. Family reunion feasts and open houses are a common feature and children receive ‘ang pows’ or little red money packets from the elders. Don’t miss the exciting lion and dragon dance performances at shopping malls and homes!

  • Venue: Nationwide
  • Date: 05 February 2019 – 06 February 2019

Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

The highlight of the event is colorful hot air balloons displayed during the morning and evening sessions. There will also be ‘Night Glow’ shows featuring balloons lighted up with music and light accompaniment to fascinate spectators. Several international balloonists from Netherlands, Belgium, Brazil, Japan, Philippines and Thailand will participate and special shaped balloons will be featured.

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Over this two-day event, ticketed tethered balloon rides will be available where one can go up as high as 60 feet. There will also be the ‘cold inflation’ activity where anyone can walk into a balloon envelope that’s filled with cold air as it lies on the ground. 

  • Date: 09 February 2019 – 10 February 2019
  • Venue: Padang Polo 

Pasir Gudang World Kite Festival

This internationally acclaimed event has been hosted continuously since 1995. Attracting hundreds of thousands visitors and kiting enthusiasts from all over the world. The festival will be filled with domestic and international contests, demonstrations, spectacular ground displays, and some of the most amazing kites you will ever see. 

  • Date: 28 February 2019 – 04 March 2019
  • Venue: Bukit Layang – Layang, Taman Bandar, Pasir Gudang