Why you must visit Malaysia during August
August is the month of the Celebrations in Malaysia with quite a number of events and festivals to lookout for. Among the highlights is the Malaysia Hari Raya Aidilfitri Open House which is taking place in Negeri Sembilan. This is the best possible way to experience Eid where the event will give visitors a taste of the Malaysians’ way of celebrating the Hari Raya. Apart from Hari Raya, there are several other alluring festivals that prevail in corners of Malaysia. Plan your vacation according to which ever festival you wish to observe and take online bus tickets from Redbus, reach your favourite city in a jiffy, celebrations in the air.
Other exciting festivals include the much spoken about George Town Festival, the world renowned Rainforest World Music Festival deep in the jungle of Borneo, the colourful Borneo Cultural Festival in Sibu, Sarawak, and the very unique and special Malaysia International Mask Festival in the middle of Kuala Lumpur.
Merdeka Day or Independence Day of Malaysia is also being observed and celebrated on 31st of August where visitors are invited to come and enjoy the patriotic performances during the Merdeka Day Parade at Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur.
Keep reading to find out little more about the festivals happening around Malaysia, during August:
● Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival- It is a unique festival that brings renowned world musicians from all continents and indigenous musicians together from the interiors of Borneo.
● S.i.T, Tioman- It is a scuba diving programme takes place in a little different way. It offers skilled and semi-skilled divers not only an opportunity to enjoy Tioman’s adorned underwater world but also help in conserving the island’s majestic reefs, adopt a coral, and clean the beach.
● International Mask Festival, Malaysia- Malaysia hosts a mask festival, which will highlight unique performance of arts that use masks as a prop. Visitors to the festival will be exposed to traditional masks from all over the world during the mask parade. Very colourful event!