Naturally Langkawi Events
14th Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2016
Organizer: Royal Langkawi Yacht Club
Date: 11 January - 16 January 2016
A significant ISAF circuit international class sailing competition featuring 50 sailing boats from all over the world and top teams from all over Asia Pacific in a different classes and categories competing for The Prime Minister Challenge Trophy. Set in the idyllic setting of oceanic and geographic archipelago of Langkawi, mark your annual holiday calendar to celebrate this international class regatta with us and toast to the sailors camaraderie.
Phone: +604-966 4078
13th Langkawi International Regatta Perdana & ASAF Sailing Cup 2016
Organizer: Kedah Sailing Association
Date: 27 January - 31 January 2016
Sailors will compete in challenging categories which include Optimist, Lager Full Rig, Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, Int. 420 & Wind Surfing, Byte and Big Techno.
Phone: +604-966 3099
Le Tour de Langkawi
Organizer: Ministry of Youth & Sports
Date: 6 - March 2016
The Tour de Langkawi 2016 is the 21st edition since 1996, the largest organization of cycling race in Malaysia and also in Southeast Asia. Since 2013, LTDL has been aired in 138 countries and nearly 600 million viewers in Eurosports and also in cycling websites around the world. This years edition with the tagline `Moving Forward‘ is to bring up LTDL to a new level of branding and meaning in Malaysia’s cycling sports.
Phone: 603-9222 0786
Fax: 03-9222 1786
International Extreme Sports Festival (FISE)
Organizer: Hurricane Action Sports
Date: 12 March - 13 March 2016
Festival International Sport Extreme (FISE) was created in 1997. It is the worldwide biggest action sport festival for sport athlete’s professionals and amateurs with; 5 main action sport disciplines (skateboard, BMX, wakeboard, inline skate & mountain bike), other action sport disciplines and action sport cultural activities.
Professional Golf of Malaysia (PGM) LADA Langkawi Championship (ADT)
Organizer: Professional Golf of Malaysia (PGM)
Date: 18 March - 21 March 2016
Visit the magnificent golf course at the foothill of the of the majestic Gunung Raya mountain. Admire the rolling greens, panoramic tees and impeccable fairways contoured with sand traps and water hazards, as you cheer on professional golfers competing for a total prize of RM300,000.00.
Phone: 603-2096 2348 /2349
Fax: 603-2011 0463
Langkawi Ultra Marathon Resort World Langkawi
Organizer: Malaysia Ultra Running
Date: 17 July 2016
Malaysia Ultra Running proud to bring the 1st edition of Langkawi Ultra Marathon 2016. The race will start and end at the Resort World Langkawi, winding through the paddy fields, forest and beaches along the route – promising to bring one of the most unique ultramarathon race experience. Enjoy the scenic view of Langkawi while taking part in the 50km or 100km marathon around the Naturally Langkawi Island.
Phone: 6012-664 6583 (Mr. Jeff Ooi)
Organizer: World Triathlon Corporation (WTC)
Date: 12 November 2016
The iconic IRONMAN® brand and event series is the largest participation sports platform in the world. Since the inception of IRONMAN® in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines at the world’s most challenging endurance races. Now it’s in Langkawi!! Let’s join us for the Tropical Ironman in Naturally Langkawi. Pantai Kok (starting), Pantai Chenang (finishing) the
Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta 2016
Organizer: Royal Selangor Yacht Club
Date: 21 November 2016
The Raja Muda International Regatta is a challenging offshore sailing race organized every year by the Royal Selangor Yacht Club. The event starts from Port Klang to Pangkor, Penang and ends in Langkawi.
Phone: 603-4142 1699
Chinese New Year: (8 February – 9 February 2016)
Chinese New Year is a time for celebration and prosperity. 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!
Wesak Day: 21 May 2016
Wesak Day marks the birth, enlightenment and passing of Gautama Buddha. Buddhists all over the country celebrate this day with religious offerings and rituals which are usually held at Buddhist temples. Be awed by the grand processions that take place at night.
Hari Raya Aidilfitri: 6 July – 7 July 2016
After fasting from dawn to dusk for a month, Hari Raya Aidilfitri is a day that signifies victory for Muslims everywhere. On this special day, Muslims attend special morning prayers in mosques and visit the cemeteries of their loved ones. Decked in their traditional finery, friends and family from near and far come together to celebrate this joyous occasion. There will be lots of tasty delicacies to make the celebration memorable!
Independence Day (Hari Merdeka): 31 Aug 2016
Hari Merdeka (Independence Day) commemorates the independence of the Federation of Malaya from British colonial rule in 1957. It is celebrated on August 31 each year.
Malaysia Day Celebration: 16 Sep 2016
Malaysia Day is held on September 16 yearly to commemorate the establishment of the Malaysian federation
Hari Raya Aidiladha: 12 September 2016
Also known as Hari Raya Haji, this festival marks the culmination of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca which is performed by millions of Muslims annually. It is also known as Hari Raya Qurban. Muslims in the country celebrate the festival with prayers and the sacrifice of cattle.
Deepavali Festival of Lights: 29 October 2016
Deepavali or the 'Festival of Lights' is celebrated by Hindus with prayers, family gatherings and festivities. Open houses are held where family and friends visit each other and enjoy delicious traditional goodies (except Labuan and Sarawak).
Christmas: 25 Dec 2016
The Christmas spirit is made merrier with Malaysia's tropical weather and friendly people. Visitors will be spoilt for choice as there are many restaurants, bistros, shopping malls and hotels that offer great promotions planned specially for the occasion. Join in the celebration and have a sunny Christmas in Malaysia!