JANUARY07-12 Jan11 th Royal Langkawi International RegattaWhether you are a passionate sailor, eager to challenge the waves of the Andaman Sea, or an enthusiastic fanenjoying the live competition of more than 40 yachts from all over the world - you will remember these 5 days filledwith 9 challenging races as one of the most exciting yacht events in South East Asia.Royal Langkawi Yacht Club |www.langkawiregatta.com24-27 Jan10 th KFC Langkawi International Regatta Perdana 2013Cheer on 200 young sailors from all over the world as they showcase in challenging races their navigation skills onthe high sea. Join the closing celebration to applaud the winners as they proudly raise th their prize cups, letting themsparkle in the tropical sun.FEBRUARY01-02 Feb10-11 Feb20 FebLangkawi Squid Challenge 2013Embark with local fishermen and angling enthusiasts on a fascinating nocturnal adventure,luring with bright lights to your net as many squids as possible. Watch hundreds of themysterious sea creatures surround your boat, and then quickly pull up the mesh - trying toavoid being squirted by black ink.Langkawi Development Authority (LADA)www.lada.gov.myChinese New Year CelebrationTake in the atmosphere of joyful anticipation, with housesilluminated by red lanterns and decorated with lucky bamboo. Seewhether you find a good fortune coin when sampling a traditionalChinese dumpling. And make a toast to abundance and prosperityas you welcome the year of the Snake.Le Tour De Langkawi - Team PresentationJoin world-class cycling sprinters during their warm-up round. Feel the thrill of biking nextto the future champion. And enjoy the scenic views as you follow the 55 km long route thewinds through the breathtaking landscapes of Langkawi.MARCH22-30 Mar26-30 Mar26-30 MarSilver Jubilee Langkawi International Trade Carnival- 25th Anniversary of Duty Free IslandCelebrate 25 years anniversary of Langkawi’s duty-free status! To stick to the theme,purchase a large leather bag or a gigantic suitcase and fill it with exquisite chocolates,liquor and perfume at bargain prices you can only find on our island.Langkawi Development Authority |Langkawi International Maritime Aerospace (LIMA)LIMA Craft Promotionwww.lada.gov.myDon’t miss Langkawi’s premier maritime and aerospace business event. Network withfellow professionals from all over the world, explore exciting business opportunities, andadmire the largest showcase of latest products and technology for aircraft and marinevessels in Asia Pacific region.HW Lima Sdn Bhd |firstname.lastname@example.orgTake a little break from business and visit the Langkawi Craft Complex. Whether you arelooking for a unique gift or an exquisite addition to your collection, you will be intrigued bythe colorful batik paintings, woven palm-leaf baskets, filigree glass jewelry and otherbeautiful pieces of Malaysian handicraft.Kedah Sailing Association |email@example.comMinistry of Sport And Youth |firstname.lastname@example.orgComplex Craft Langkawi.my |www.kraftangan.govAPRIL / MAY19 AprLangkawi InnovationTourism AwardsApplaud the pioneering spiritof individuals and companiesthat spearhead Langkawi’stourism to the forefront. Getinspired by their innovativeideas and see whether youcan make a differenceyourself! It only takes onebrilliant idea to find yourselfstanding among the awardees.Langkawi Development Authoritywww.lada.gov.my25-26 MayFire Fighting Competition 2013Don’t miss this highly entertaining event withlocals competing against the fire department,trying to outwit one another in a variety offire-fighting contests and matches.See which team can put out the fire thefastest. Just keep your distance to make sureyou don’t end up dripping wet yourself!Langkawi Fire & Rescue Departmentwww.bombakedah.gov.my21 AprThe Island OceanMarathon 2013Run along Langkawi’s spectacularcoastline and enjoy with every step ofthe 42.195 km route new enchantingvistas. Pristine sandy beaches,spectacular limestone rockformations, tiny dots of desertedisland in the distance… Invigoratedby the natural beauty, you will facethe physical challenges of themarathon with ease.The Marathon Shopjames.email@example.com MayLangkawi Open 2013Gunung Raya Golf Resortwww.golfgr.com25-29 AprPGM-LADALangkawi MasterPassionate about golf?! If you havehandicap of 12 or below, join amateurplayers from all over Malaysia to proveyour skills in an exciting tournament.Designed by the renowned Americangolf architect, Max Wexler, the 300acres Gunung Raya Golf Courseprovides a truly spectacular venuefor your game.Visit the magnificent golf courseat the foothill of the of themajestic Gunung Raya mountain.Admire the rolling greens,panoramic tees and impeccablefairways contoured with sandtraps and water hazards, as youcheer on professional golferscompeting for a total prize of RM300,000.Professional Golf Malaysia (PGM)firstname.lastname@example.orgMAY / JUNE30 May-01 Jun30 May -01 Jun27 May -09 JunLangkawi International Laksa Carnival (LILAC)Sample . the traditional rice-noodle delicacy, savoring the distinctiveflavors typical for various regions of Malaysia. Spiced-up with secretingredients, no dish tastes as the other. Get great recipes from localand international Laksa Masters, join a Hobby-Chef Laksa contest,or have fun when participating in the Laksa eating competition.Langkawi Geopark CarnivalCelebrate with us Langkawi’s natural beauty, recognized by UNESCO since 2007 with thestatus of first National Geopark in South-East Asia. Visit a fascinating exhibition aboutLangkawi’s unique geological formations, vegetation and wildlife. Let your kids participatein fun games and competitions that will broaden their horizons. And have fun at theopen-air concert organized for the occasion.Malaysia International Skydiving Festival :Langkawi Boogie 2013Watch 56 parachutists from allover the world attempt to breakthe national and Asian record information skydive, followed by thefirst ever 20-way DiamondCanopy stack. Tempted to take aleap of faith yourself? Join theFestival Boogie and skydive intandem with qualified internationalinstructors, savoring thebreathtaking island views from abird’s eye perspective.Its Aerial Stunt Service |www.skydive.com.myLangkawi Development Authority |Langkawi Development Authority |www.lada.gov.mywww.lada.gov.myJUNE / JULY24-26 JunLangkawi InternationalBig Bike Fiesta 2013Do you get excited when hearing the thundering roarof a Harley-Davidson and Moto Guzzi Craft Racer?!800 bikers from all over Asia gather in Langkawi toenjoy a ‘brotherhood’ ride along the island’sspectacular coastline. Come to admire the heavymachines or join the bikers as they plant trees andclean beaches - giving away the warm heart thatbeats underneath the tough facade.Sala & Travel Tours |www.bigbikefiesta.com1 Jul Art Festival @Langkawi 2013Admire the creativity and skills of local artisans. Inspiredby the colorful tropical bounty, their batik and oilpaintings, sculptures and art installations tell the story ofour magical island. And if you look close enough, youmay even feel the emotions that stir the souls of ourartists.Langkawi Artist Visual Art Associationwww.lavaa.my04-06 Jul RambutanTrail 2013Pick fresh from trees the popular local fruit thatresembles a tiny red urchin. Peel off the hairy skin andsavor the sweet juicy flesh inside. Join one of theworkshops to master fruit carving or learn how to preparea refreshing frappe or a delightful dessert flavored withrambutan.07 Jul-07 AugLangkawi Bazaar RamadhanVisit the Ramadhan Bazaar - a sumptuous buffet withmouth-watering culinary delights. Inhale the tantalizingaroma of sates on a charcoal grill, and indulge in sweet andsavory local delicacies, joining in the Moslem celebrationof breaking the fast with the setting sun.langkawi Municipal Councilwww.mplbp.gov.myLangkawi Department Of Agriculturewww.doa.gov.myAUGUST/ SEPTEMBER08 Aug30 Aug16 Sept19-23 SeptEid MubarakCelebrate with the Moslem community the New Moon that marks the end of the fastingmonth Ramadhan. Exchange a traditional ‘Eid Mubarak’ greeting to bless one another,before you go ahead and indulge in traditional local delicacies, enjoying the heartfeltMalay hospitality.Merdeka Eve CelebrationCelebrate with Malaysians the 56th year of independence! Join the joyous crowds thatgather underneath the giant eagle sculpture at Dataran Lang in Kuah, enjoy deliciousMalay, Chinese and Indian snacks, and wait until the nightly sky explodes in a colorfulspectacle of fireworks.Office of Langkawi Member of Parliamentahliparlimenlangkawi@yahoo.com.myMalaysian Day CelebrationFascinated by the colorful mosaic of cultures and ethnics that live peacefully together -proud to be Malaysians. Hurry to Pantai Cenang and join a vibrant street parade, culturalfairs and sporting events to celebrate Malaysian Day that marks the union of Malaya,Serawak and Borneo 50 years ago.Office of Langkawi Member of Parliamentahliparlimenlangkawi@yahoo.com.myLangkawi International Lawn Bowls(Mahsuri Cup) 2013Watch more than 100 teams from all over Asia compete in Langkawi’s famous lawn bowlscontest. Observe the captains strategize, directing the tactics and shots of their team toget them win. Applaud the champions as they walk away with the highly coveted MahsuriChallenge Cup.Langkawi Development Authority |www.lada.gov.myOCTOBER/ NOVEMBER12-14 Oct 14-17 NovHandicraft andHeritage WeekHead to Langkawi Craft Complexto learn about traditionalhandicraft. Admire the work oflocal artisans; try your skills atbatik painting or glassblowing.And make sure to get somelovely souvenirs for your lovedones back home.Complex Craft Langkawiwww.kraftangan.gov.my15-20 OctLangkawiInternational MountainBike Challenge 2013Watch one of the most exciting mountain bike stageraces in the whole of Asia! With challenging trailsacross a variety of terrains from idyllic beaches,through paddy fields and rubber plantations tomountainous rainforest, the race attracts top worldranked riders from all over the globe.Human Voyage (M) Sdn Bhdwww.mtbmalaysia.comWorld Cup Asia Paintball 2013Challenge with your team paintball enthusiasts fromacross the globe, fighting battles that don’t end upin destruction but in a more colorful world! Takingplace for the third year, the indoor paintballtournament brings together participants from morethan 50 countries, promising the winning team thetitle of ‘World Paintball Champions’.AKR Events Sdn Bhdwww.painballkedah.my29-30 NovLangkawi Life –One Earth Music FestivalJoin the crowds and enjoy the beatunderneath a starry sky. World class musicians fill theair with catchy melodies, making you strip off yourshoes and dance until the crack of dawn. Enjoy greatfood and mingle with locals and travelers from allover the world - sending out the message that we areall citizens of one earth - and guardians of ournatural surroundings.The Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spawww.frangipanilangkawi.comMARCHJANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULYS M T W T F S1 2 3 4 56 7 8 9 10 11 1213 14 15 16 17 18 1920 21 22 23 24 25 2627 28 29 30 31S M T W T F S1 2 34 5 6 7 8 9 1011 12 13 14 15 16 1718 19 20 21 22 23 2425 26 27 28 29 30 31S M T W T F S1 23 4 5 6 7 8 910 11 12 13 14 15 1617 18 19 20 21 22 2324 25 26 27 28S M T W T F S1 2 3 4 5 6 78 9 10 11 12 13 1415 16 17 18 19 20 2122 23 24 25 26 27 2829 30S M T W T F13 4 5 6 7 810 11 12 13 14 1517 18 19 20 21 2224 25 26 27 28 2931S M T W T F S1 2 3 4 5 67 8 9 10 11 12 1314 15 16 17 18 19 2021 22 23 24 25 26 2728 29 30S M T W T F S1 2 3 45 6 7 8 9 10 1112 13 14 15 16 17 1819 20 21 22 23 24 2526 27 28 29 30 31AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBERS M T W T F S1 2 3 4 56 7 8 9 10 11 1213 14 15 16 17 18 1920 21 22 23 24 25 2627 28 29 30 31S29162330S M T W T F S1 23 4 5 6 7 8 910 11 12 13 14 15 1617 18 19 20 21 22 2324 25 26 27 28 29 30S M T W T F S1 2 3 4 5 6 78 9 10 11 12 13 1415 16 17 18 19 20 2122 23 24 25 26 27 2829 30 31SM T W T F S2 3 4 5 6 79 10 11 12 13 14 1516 17 18 19 20 21 2223 24 25 26 27 28 293018S M T W T F S1 2 3 4 5 67 8 9 10 11 12 1314 15 16 17 18 19 2021 22 23 24 25 26 2728 29 30 31*The date, time and location of the evets listed here are correct at the time of printing. To confirmcurrent details, please contact the organisers directly using the information provided.LADA Complex, P.O. Box 60, Jalan Persiaran Putra,07000 Langkawi Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia.Tel : 604-9667186 Fax : 604-9662879 | Email : email@example.com : www.lada.gov.my / www.naturallylangkawi.comNOVEMBERDECEMBER02 Nov15-24 Nov16-24 NovRaja Muda SelangorInternational RegattaRoyal Selangor Yacht Clubwww.rmir.com21-23 NovDeepavali CelebrationJoin the ‘Festival of Lights’ and celebrate with the Hindu community the victory of goodover evil. Admire the elaborate patterns made of tinted rice corns at the entrance ofhouses to attract prosperity, get enchanted by the glow of thousands of lights, andindulge in sweet and savory snacks prepared for the occasion.Malaysian Promotion Craft 2013Visit Langkawi’s famous Craft Complex. Admire historical weapons and music instrumentsdisplayed in the Heritage Museum and the exhibition of richly embroidered weddingdresses in the Cultural & Wedding Museum. Don’t miss the Craft Bazaar with handmadejewelry, batik paintings and hundreds of souvenirs from all over Malaysia.Complex Craft Langkawi |Don’t miss one of the most exciting sailingevents. For the 24th year now, sailing crewsfrom all over the world compete in overnightpassage races along the west coast ofMalaysian Peninsula. Covering a distance of240 miles, they reach Langkawi, determined towin the final harbor race - counting on youcheering them on!Langkawi Nature Festival 2013Connect with nature lovers from all over the globeto explore Langkawi’s amazing wildlife. Join abirding competition, capture with your camerawildlife to stand a chance to win a photo contest,or participate in exciting workshop to learn frominternational experts the secrets of macrophotography or nature documentary filming.Natural History Tours Sdn Bhdwww.birdfest.junglewalla.comwww.kraftangan.gov.my06-10 DecLangkawi International JuniorTennis Championships 2013Cheer on young international tennis talents. Whetherfrom neighboring Singapore or from remote destinationssuch as South Africa, the 10 - 16 years old players areunited by the dream to win the Grand Slam one day.So with any luck - you may find yourself shaking thehand of a future world champion!Langkawi Tennis Associationwww.frangipanilangkawi.com25 DecChristmasMake reservations at one of Langkawi’s stunningresorts. Take in the festive atmosphere with aChristmas tree decorated with red baubles andsilver icicles that twinkle in the light of candles.Savor a traditional roasted turkey with a cranberrysauce and indulge in a delicious pumpkin pie beforeyou exchange gifts with your loved one.31 DecNew Year CelebrationEnjoy a gourmet Gala Dinner in one of the 5* resortsor a festive buffet in your favorite restaurant. Join thecountdown, make a toast, and watch magnificentfireworks illuminate the sky above the Andaman Sea,promising a sparkling, bright New Year.
Recharge your body by inhaling the fresh air,refresh your sight with the unexplored greeneryand revitalize your mind and soul by takinga dive in the deep blue ocean.Let nature embrace you while you trail alongthe Sky trail, entertained by the music of nature;the chirping of birds, the chattering of monkeysand the screeching sounds of various insects.Naturally MajesticNaturally SpectacularLANGKAWI MAPDATAIISLANDDataiBayPebbleBeachPasirTengkorakBeachTeluk YuBlack SandBeachTanjung RhuBeachTanjung RhuBeachAYERHANGATLANGGUNISLANDWe take pleasure in pampering you.Enjoy the comfort of home even thoughbeing miles away.LangkawiCable CarMountMachincangPADANGMATSIRATCrocodile FarmBuffalo parkBOHORWildlife ParkBurau BayKokBeachBURAUISLANDKota MahsuriULUMELAKAMount Raya13KISAPNaturally LuxuriousREBAKBESARISLANDCenangBeachKEDAWANGDataranHelangKUAHTOWNBeringinBeachTIMUNISLANDImmerse yourself in the kaleidoscope of colorsduring sunset while looking out at thevast open sea to witness the fishermenreturning with their catch for the day.Geoforest ParkMarina FacilitiesWNEBERASBASAHISLANDTengahBeachUnderwaterWorldSINGABESARISLANDDAYANGBUNTINGISLANDTasikDayang BuntingTUBAISLANDFerry & Cruise TerminalSNaturally QuaintNaturally IdylicNaturally AwesomeGLUEClear blue skies, white sandy beaches andsoft creasing breeze are the best companionyou can ever ask for while relaxing by thesea and living out your dream vacation.Explore the island’s variousancient natural caves while viewing thespectacular rock formations andunveiling their mysteries.