Events in Langkawi

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The Events segment is the calendar that can help you to determine the time of your trip. There are several major events that take place in Langkawi Island each year like LIMA (Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition) which attracts tens of thousands of visitors from around the world.

If you are interested in these happenings, then you might want to plan your trip around these times. Information here includes the short profiles of the specific event to give you better insights about the organizers, the objectives, payment or ticketing information and all other matters that are related.

Asian Sailing Championship

Langkawi Island welcomes participants from all over the region to the Asian Sailing Championship which is held yearly at the island’s National Sailing Centre. Come and witness history in the making in this international race which is hosted by the Asian Sailing Federation and the Malaysia Yachting Association as well as the Malaysian Ministry of Sports and Youth.

 

Langkawi Squid Challenge

The Langkawi Squid Challenge is where you will see the best fishermen pitting against one another to produce the best squid catcher around. Come and enjoy a time out at the waters of Langkawi and witness how squid catchers ply their trade against one another.

 

Le Tour de Langkawi

One of the biggest international event in the world cycling sport, the Le Tour de Langkawi brings the best cyclists from all over the world to compete in this annual event. They will be cycling throughout the island and across other regions against each other.

 

Langkawi International Fishing Tournament

The Langkawi International Fishing Tournament is where it would be held on the waters off the western regions of Langkawi Island. This will be an overnight fishing competition where the best would go against each other for the best fisherman titles in their respectively categories.

 

Langkawi Geopark Carnival

The Langkawi Geopark Carnival is set to be an explosive affair where the widely popular Dataran Lang will be lighted up with lots of games, activities and programmes for everyone in the family. Bring your friends and family to the carnival and enjoy the best of Langkawi and its rich culture.

 

Handicraft and Heritage Week

A week which will let you enjoy and appreciate the rich culture and tradition of Langkawi Island, the Handicraft and Heritage Week. It is where you will learn about the traditions and culture of the island and buy some souvenirs too. The event is held at the Langkawi Craft Complex.

 

Art Festival @ Langkawi

The Art Festival at Langkawi is where you can immerse in the rich artistic culture of the people here with exhibitions, events and other related programmes for art lovers, visitors and just about anyone who likes art and crafts of Malaysia.

 

Mu’adzam Shah Golf Cup Golf Tournament

The Mu’adzam Shah Golf Cup Golf Tournament is one of the most anticipated golf tournament here in Langkawi Island. It will be patronized by the Sultan of Kedah, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah ibni Sultan Badlishah who is also the current Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia and will be participated by various heads of government departments and agencies.

 

Fire Fighting Competition

The Fire Fighting Competition in Langkawi is one of the most exciting and widely anticipated events here. This is a one-of-its-kind event where you can understand the efforts of fire fighters and watch them outwit each other in all types of fire-fighting contests and matches. You can also get to know the fire-fighters better.

 

Rambutan Trail 

Langkawi Island will be holding the Rambutan Trail . This is the season when the rambutan fruit can be found at almost every corner and it has everything to do with this local hairy fruit. Come to the Rambutan Trail and feast yourself with rambutans where there will be a whole list of activities.

 

Kedah International Red Tee Golf Invitation

The Kedah International Red Tee Golf Invitation is set to be on the cooling and pristine Gunung Raya Golf and Country Club. This will be a prestigious golfing tournament with the Sultanah of Kedah, Tuanku Haminah binti Hamidun will be the patron.

 

Langkawi International Mountain Bike Challenge

Langkawi International Mountain Bike Challenge is catered for everyone from beginners to the expert mountain bikers. Come and be part of the event which will see hundreds of mountain bikers raving through the rough terrains around the island.

 

World Cup Asia

For all you paint ball lovers, the first ever indoor international paintball tournament will be held in Langkawi on 8 November. This will be held at the state-of-the-art and modern complex which is equipped with world class facilities with teams coming in from more than 50 countries to win the title of World Paintball Champions.

 

Langkawi Life – One Earth Music Festival

The Langkawi Life – One Earth Music Festival is meant to unite the people with music and to promote green environment touristm among the visitors here. Get ready to enjoy world class and local jazz acts during the event while immersing with the community in the beautiful surroundings.

 

Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta

The Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta is an annual event organized and managed by the Royal Selangor Yacht Club where teams will start in Port Klang towards Penang before going through the finish line in the waters off the coast of Langkawi Island.

 

Langkawi Nature Festival

The Langkawi Nature Festival is set to promote nature, wildlife, the efforts of conservation and to expose visitors to them. This festival is set to establish Langkawi as a major destination for nature tourism and most importantly for bird watching. Come and be part of the crowd and enjoy a day out in nature where you can see some of the most beautiful birds in the island.

 

Malaysian Promotion Craft

The Malaysian Promotion Craft will beisby Malaysia’s own entrepreneurs where there will be retail space to show their items for sale.

 

Langkawi International Junior Tennis Championships 

Come in December, Langkawi Island play host to the Langkawi International Junior Tennis Championships. The event has grown in popularity since it started then and has become a major event for the junior tennis players. The event will take place at the Langkawi Geopark on the lawn tennis courts there.

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