4th Quarter events of 2008 in Malaysia

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Hari Raya Aidil Fitri
1 October 2008 Until 2 October 2008
A day to rejoice after a month long fast, Muslims nationwide celebrate in colourful traditional attire, having open houses offering an array of delicious food fare and cookies. Everyone is welcomed to join in the harmonious celebration and revel in the joyous mood.

Venue:
ALL
Phone: 603 2612 7600
Fax: 603 2693 5114
Email: info@heritage.gov.my
Website: www.heritage.gov.my

Deepavali
27 October 2008
A festival of lights, Deepavali is celebrated universally by Hindus with prayers and festivities during the day. They also hold open houses where family and friends visit and enjoy delicious traditional cuisines.

Venue:
ALL
Phone: 603 2612 7600
Fax: 603 2693 5114
Email: info@heritage.gov.my
Website: www.heritage.gov.my

Penang International Lantern Festival
1 November 2008 Until 31 December 2008
The Penang International Lantern Festival is celebrated during the full moon featuring intricately designed lanterns with multiple motifs.

Venue:
Penang
Phone: 604 262 0202
Fax: 604 263 1020

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival
1 November 2008 Until 30 November 2008
Savour an array of exquisite meals in this month-long festival!Touted as Malaysia's premier gastronomic event, this festival showcases Malaysia's finest restaurants and the exclusive menus they offer. It also brings to the limelight some of the world's best chefs.

Venue:
ALL
Phone: 603-22284 2388/22282 8028
Fax: 603-22284 5788
Website: www.migf.com

Darwin-Bali PD-Langkawi Yacht Rally 2008
1 November 2008 Until 8 November 2008

Venue:
ALL
Phone: 606 647 0888
Fax: 606 647 0889
Email: info@admiralmarina.com.my
Website: www.admiralmarina.com.my

FEI World Endurance Championship 2008
7 November 2008 Until 9 November 2008
Participated by nearly 15 countries, this competition tests the endurance of competing horses in four categories. It is also the official trial race for the FEI World Endurance 2008.

Venue:
Setiu
Terengganu
Phone: 609 623 1957/ 603 7713 5585
Fax: 609 622 1957/ 603 7713 5584
Email: info@arifsolutions.com
Website: www.tourism.terengganu.gov.my

Taman Negara Eco-Challenge
8 November 2008 Until 9 November 2008
The world's top runners compete in this challenging event which requires participants to ascend the 2,187 metre high Gunung Tahan. Attractive prizes await winners as well as recognition for all contestants.

Venue:
Gunung Tahan
Pahang
Phone: 609 517 1111 / 517 1112
Fax: 609 514 6900
Email: mtpnphg@streamyx.com
Website: www.pahangtourism.com.my

Moonsoon Cup Terengganu 2008
27 November 2008 Until 1 December 2008
Part of the prestigious Swedish Match Tour, the event will be completed by boat enthusiasts around the world. Various activities are also lined up to promote the state’s rich cultural heritage to commemorate the Monsoon Cup Terengganu 2008.

Venue:
Kuala Terengganu
Terengganu
Phone: 609 623 1957 / 603 2142 2882
Fax: 609 624 6989 / 603 2142 2822

Islanders Music Dance Festival Langkawi 2008
28 November 2008 Until 30 November 2008
Catch all the dynamic and enthralling performances from various island musical troupes and dances to the pulsating rhythms you would not easily forget!

Venue:
Langkawi
Kedah
Phone: 604 969 8080
Email: info@tourismlangkawi.gov.my

KL International Buskers' Festival
1 December 2008 Until 31 December 2008
Watch wacky performers from various countries as they liven up the town with their antics. Great entertainment for the whole family!

Venue:
Kuala Lumpur
Phone: 603 2698 1033
Fax: 603 2691 6122
Email: info@malaysiabuskers.com
Website: www.malaysiabuskers.com

Penang Island Jazz Festival
4 December 2008 Until 7 December 2008
The Penang Island Jazz Festival will showcase performances of over 50 local and international jazz artistes.

Venue:
Feringghi Beach
Penang
Phone: 603 2093 4725
Fax: 603 2093 4726

KK City Tourism Treasure Hunt 2008
23 February 2008 Until 24 February 2008
An annual event held in conjunction with the Kota Kinabalu City Day Celebration. Treasure hunters search the City high and low while getting to know places of interest in Kota Kinabalu. Everyone is welcome to join the hunt with attractive prizes to be won.

Venue:
Kota Kinabalu
Sabah
Phone: 6088-270326/ 521800 (DBKK) / 6088-211732 (Tourism Malaysia Sabah)
Fax: 6088-316237 (DBKK)6088- 241764 (Tourism Malaysia Sabah)

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