Event Calendar 2021

PONGAL FESTIVAL

JANUARY

Say with a sigh of relief a loud goodbye to the trying 2020 and welcome with bubbling champagne and a big bang a brand new year, enjoying the amazing atmosphere across the island.

We cling our glasses to a

COVID-FREE, inspired, fulfilling, prosperous, blissful and mind-blowing 2021!!

14. – 17. January 2021

A Hindu harvest festival, Pongal is dedicated to the Hindu god of the sun, marking the end of the winter solstice. Named after the ceremonial ‘Pongal’, a traditional dish prepared from a new harvest of rice boiled in milk with raw sugar which, boiled until it overflows, the sweet dish is first offered to the gods and goddesses prior to being shared among the celebrating community. Join the celebration at Sri Maha Mariamman Devasthanam.

CHINESE NEW YEAR

12.-13. FEBRUARY 2021

Also called “Spring Festival” or “Lunar New Year” each Chinese New Year is designated as “the year of“ one of the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac. This year, the Chinese community will be welcoming the year of the Rat. Celebrated for over 1,000 years it is a significant holiday, filled with temple prayers, ritual offerings, and joyful celebration with fireworks. Join the festivities at the Thean Hou Temple and when strolling around, keep your eyes open. You may stumble upon the legendary Lion Dance performance.  

Event Calendar 2020

Due to the pandemic, all tourism events have been put on hold. However, most events take place on an annual basis and are likely to be reinstated as soon as the Malaysian borders open to international visitors again. 

 

The event calendar 2020 featured below gives you a taste of all the happenings you can enjoy while visiting Langkawi in the post-Covid time. 

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