Visit Malaysia 2007
This is the year chosen to promote Malaysia as a leading holiday destination. 2007 was chosen because it coincides with 50 years of Malaysia’s independence. The capital city, Kuala Lumpur, featured in this Special Report, is one of the most dynamic cities in Asia. A vibrant metropolis, the city is a delightful contrast of modern cosmopolitan sophistication and nostalgic old world charm.
The scrumptious food, incredible shopping bargains and balmy weather are more reasons to plan a trip to Malaysia. Stay on for the warm hospitality, kind generosity and welcoming faces.
On 31st of August all visitors are invited to join Malaysians in celebrating the country’s independence or Merdeka Day. Be mesmerized by a unique multiracial populace celebrating 50 years of nationhood in harmony and peaceful co-existence.
Join the enthusiastic crows on Merdeka Square in Kuala Lumpur on the eve of Merdeka Day for the countdown to the momentous event. Be prepared to party all night long and if you have the stamina stay for the month long celebrations nationwide.
Other events and festivals Malaysia Mega Sales Carnival
21 July - 2 September
This is an opportunity to grab bargains and special offers on everything from designer wear to electronics, cosmetics to footwear at malls and stores nationwide.
The triumph of good over evil is celebrated by Hindus as they observe Deepavali or the Festival of Lights in the seventh month of the Hindu calendar.
Many Christians invite their friends and families into their homes for food and fellowship on Christmas Day. This practice of ‘open house’ is extended to all with an official ‘open house’ celebration in Kuala Lumpur to mark the festivities.