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CONVERGENCE SEPT-OCT 2017

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Of People Around The World Happening Malaysia September Sibu Base Jump 2017 Date: 21 – 24 September 2017 Venue: Sibu, Sarawak BASE jumpers from around the world have found Sibu BASE Jump to be a unique and enjoyable event with a very welcoming atmosphere. BASE jumpers launch from the top of Wisma Sanyan and land in Sibu Town Square. Standing 126 metres high, Wisma Sanyan is the tallest building in Sarawak. Sibu is located in the East Malaysian state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo. S Culinaire Malaysia 2017 Date: 26 – 29 September 2017 Venue: Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS), Selangor At this exhibition, showcase your products, technologies and expand your market. Explore trade opportunities to further your business or form alliances with like-minded entrepreneurs and develop relationships with customers. E Final Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix Date: 29 September – 1 October 2017 Venue: Sepang International Circuit, Selangor Being the last Formula 1 race organised in Malaysia, this is your last chance to smell the burning rubber and the fast paced action at the Sepang International Circuit. S Penang Hungry Ghost Festival Date: 22 August – 19 September 2017 Venue: George Town, Penang Penang celebrates the Hungry Ghost Festival with staged opera performances and puppet shows at roadsides. C Kenyir Festival 2017 A Date: 14 – 17 September 2017 Venue: Pengkalan Gawi, Lake Kenyir, Terengganu The festival is an annual tourism event aimed at increasing the promotion of Lake Kenyir for domestic and foreign tourist attraction. International Blues and Reggae Festival Date: 9 – 10 September 2017 Venue: Kellie's Castle, Batu Gajah, Perak Visitors will not only get to enjoy and indulge in the music, they will also get the chance to learn a thing or two about the genre, thanks to the workshop held during the festival. The team also wants to promote a drug-free music festival, due to the misconception between reggae and drug usage. M 6 S Sport F Food M Music C Culture PA Performing Arts A Arts E Exhibition

Happening Malaysia October Of People Around The World Sultan Mizan Cup Date: 13 – 15 October 2017 Venue: Terengganu International Endurance Park, Lembah Bidong, Setiu, Terengganu This is an international 120-kilometre gruelling endurance horse riding competition that tests the stamina and skills of both the riders and their horses. E Borneo Bird Festival 2017 Date: 20 – 22 October 2017 Venue: Rainforest Discovery Centre, Sandakan, Sabah A total of 688 resident and migratory bird species have been recorded in Borneo, 60 of which are endemic. The Festival will be held at Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) in Sandakan, home to endemic species such as the Bornean Bristlehead, Bornean Falconet and Black-crowned Pitta. A Mid-Autumn Festival C Date: 4 October 2017 Venue: Throughout Penang Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated widely in Penang. It is a time when family and friends gather to admire the full moon while savouring Moon Cakes, Chinese tea and parading around with colourful Chinese Lanterns. KL Fabulous Food Hunt 2017 F Date: 7 October 2017 Venue: Multiple locations throughout Kuala Lumpur The food hunt is specially designed to introduce, as well as promote the city's fabulous and famous food to the public. This is the 7th year of the KL Fabulous Food Hunt with an expected 250 teams for 2017! Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix 2017 Date: 27 - 29 October 2017 Venue: Sepang International Circuit, Selangor The Malaysia MotoGP will see action from some of Asia’s top young riders in the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup. This year, Malaysia is represented by 3 riders – Muhammad Haziq Mohamad Hamdan, Syairul Yuslie Suhaimi and Azroy Hakeem Anuar. S MPKj Half Marathon 2017 S Date: 22 October 2017 Venue: Bangi, Selangor MPKj Half Marathon has marked its 3rd anniversary this year and is still going strong as an event of promoting healthy lifestyle and good sportsmenship. Majlis Perbandaran Kajang will continue with its best effort in bringing Selangor as a destination of sports highlights. 7