What to do in Malaysia during Spring 2014

What to do in Malaysia during Spring 2014

You live in Malaysia or you are just passing through for a few days and you don’t really know what to do during Spring 2014! 2014 is a special year for tourism in Malaysia, the Ministry of Tourism has prepared a rich year full of festivals and  activities under the slogan “Visit Malaysia 2014”.

I made a small selection of festivals that sound interesting.

Le tour de Langkawi

The equivalent of the Tour de France is in Malaysia ! Le tour de Langkawi 2014 will take place in 10 stages starting from Langkawi to Kuala Terengganu and of course passing through Kuala Lumpur. The race will be held from February 27 to March 8, 2014.

Future Music Festival Asia

The biggest music festival in Malaysia is back for a new edition. Future Music Festival Asia is a huge music festival which takes place from March 15 to 17 at Mines Wonderland. The music festival will feature many internationally renowned artists such as Pharrell Williams, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis deadmau5 , Armin van Buuren  and as well as many recognized local artists like Yuna.

Formula 1 Grand Prix  Malaysia

For the big fans of racing cars, the Formula 1 Grand Prix  Malaysia is an important stage in the international circuit. The race will be held on March 30 at the Sepang International Circuit.

Penang World Music Festival

During two days, the Botanical Garden Penang become a world bazaar. The Penang World Music Festival brings amazing World Music to Penang: Malaysian tribal music, Portuguese folk music, African percussions, and other rhythms of South America or the Middle East. From April 12 to 13 in Penang.

Rainforest World Music Festival

Another festival of world music, but this one takes place on the island of Borneo, in  Kuching, Sarawak. Many musicians of all backgrounds and countries will be present. Workshops, music lectures and mini-concerts will accompany the Rainforest World Music Festival. From June 20 to 22.

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