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Kuala Lumpur Events

Kuala Lumpur 2014 events

Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Date :
24 October 2014 - 26 October 2014

The annual Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix is one of Kuala Lumpur's best-lo ......

The annual Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix is one of Kuala Lumpur's best-loved sporting events. Held at the spectacular Sepang International Circuit, this is a highlight of the sporting calendar and huge crowd gather to soak up the noise, excitement and the distinctive smell of super-charged engines.

Venue:
Sepang International Circuit.

Event cost:
Tickets from MYR73.

Category:
Sport

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Kuala Lumpur 2015 events

Federal Territory Day

Date :
1 February 2015

Public holiday marking the ceding of Kuala Lumpur to the federal government ......

Public holiday marking the ceding of Kuala Lumpur to the federal government of Malaysia in 1974 by the surrounding state of Selangor. It's marked by colourful celebrations including fireworks and parades with streamers and balloons.

Venue:
Throughout the city.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Spectacle

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Thaipusam

Date :
3 February 2015

The most important Hindu festival in Malaysia, celebrated mainly by Malaysi ......

The most important Hindu festival in Malaysia, celebrated mainly by Malaysian Hindus with Tamil origins. The celebrations are vividly colourful and marked by acts of self-mortification, with devotees adopting painful body piercings before parading en masse to the Batu caves. More than a million pilgrims gather for the festival every year.

Venue:
Batu Caves.

Address:
Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Event cost:
Most events are free.

Category:
Spectacle

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Chinese New Year

Date (To be confirmed):
February 2015

The Chinese New Year is welcomed by Chinese people everywhere, and KL is no ......

The Chinese New Year is welcomed by Chinese people everywhere, and KL is no exception. Centred on Chinatown, but celebrated across the city, this animated festival includes dragon dances, vast amounts of fireworks and liberal feasting at Chinese restaurants across the city.

Venue:
Chinatown.

Address:
Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Spectacle

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F1 Malaysian Grand Prix

Date (To be confirmed):
March 2015

The Formula One carnival comes to town once a year at the Sepang Circuit cl ......

The Formula One carnival comes to town once a year at the Sepang Circuit close to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Currently the second race of the annual F1 calendar, the Malaysia Grand Prix first took place here in 1999.

Venue:
Sepang International Circuit.

Address:
Sepang International Circuit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Event cost:
Tickets from MYR553.

Category:
Sport

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Colours of Malaysia

Date (To be confirmed):
May 2015 - June 2015 (Mid-May to mid-June.)

Known locally as 'Citrawarna', the Colours of Malaysia Festival is a lavish ......

Known locally as 'Citrawarna', the Colours of Malaysia Festival is a lavish celebration of the country's diverse ethnic and cultural heritage, with parades, dance, elaborate costumes, special festival food and music.

Venue:
Throughout the city.

Event cost:
Public parades are free, but tickets are required for some events.

Category:
Spectacle

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King's Birthday Celebrations

Date :
6 June 2015

Malaysians celebrate the birthday of His Majesty the King of Malaysia with ......

Malaysians celebrate the birthday of His Majesty the King of Malaysia with a series of extravagant ceremonies in the capital, Kuala Lumpur. Events include a ceremonial Trooping of the Colours symbolising the loyalty of the Malaysian Armed Forces to the monarchy.

Venue:
Various venues in Kuala Lumpur.

Event cost:
Most events are free.

Category:
Spectacle

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Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival

Date (To be confirmed):
June 2015 - August 2015

A shopping bonanza, based on similar events in neighbouring Singapore, the ......

A shopping bonanza, based on similar events in neighbouring Singapore, the annual Mega Sale from mid-June to August sees prices plummet in stores across the city. This is also the time for Malaysian Fashion Week and the Made in Malaysia exhibition.

Venue:
Throughout the city.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Home & Fashion

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Aidilfitri (Hari Raya Puasa)

Date (To be confirmed):
July 2015

Two days of joyful celebration mark the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy mon ......

Two days of joyful celebration mark the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting. Muslims make up the majority of the Malaysian population, and while the celebrations are largely family-oriented, it's quite a special time of year to be in the city.

Venue:
Throughout the city.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Religion

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Merdeka Celebrations

Date (To be confirmed):
August 2015

A month-long festival marking Malaysia's independence from Britain, which w ......

A month-long festival marking Malaysia's independence from Britain, which was finally gained in 1957. Celebrations come to a head on Independence Day, August 31, with a huge parade and the ceremonial raising of the Malaysian flag at Merdeka Square.

Venue:
Merderka Square and other city venues.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
History

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Sepang 12 Hour

Date (To be confirmed):
August 2015

The Sepang 12 Hour (MMER) is a 12-hour endurance race for cars between 1600 ......

The Sepang 12 Hour (MMER) is a 12-hour endurance race for cars between 1600-1900cc. First held in 2000, this has grown to become one of the biggest events of its kind in Malaysia. It's seen as a good training ground for the racing stars of the future.

Venue:
Sepang International Circuit.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Sport

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Deepavali

Date (To be confirmed):
October 2015 (October/November.)

The famous 'Festival of Lights' is one of the most popular Hindu celebratio ......

The famous 'Festival of Lights' is one of the most popular Hindu celebrations, commemorating the triumph of good over evil. As with the Chinese New Year, every community joins in the celebrations, lighting candles, lanterns and fireworks to bring good luck. This is a public holiday in most of the country, including KL.

Venue:
Throughout the city.

Category:
Spectacle

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