Event Calendar 2023
Enjoy the festive atmosphere across the island and welcome with a glass of chilled champagne and spectacular fireworks the long-awaited brand new year
If not on the island yet, we wish you a wonderful celebration with your family and friends, plenty of surprising discoveries in your own backyard, and happy holiday planning !!
9.-14. JANUARY 2023
Royal Langkawi Yatch Club
Aimed to bring this prestigious sporting event to greater heights and continue to position Malaysia and in particular, Langkawi as an important fixture on the International Sailing Calendar, whilst simultaneously promoting sailing and boosting sports tourism in this country.
12. JANUARY 2023
Ruang Legar Langkawi Fair Shopping Mall
The Chinese New Year Carnival 2023 is a program organised by the Langkawi Entrepreneurs Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA). The objective of this carnival is to raise awareness of the importance of traditional Chinese culture. Among the highlights of this carnival are cultural stage performances. as well as stalls selling delicious Chinese food and traditional craft items .
14. – 17. January 2023
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
22.-24. JANUARY 2023
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.
LGK INTERNATIONAL MUAY THAI CHAMPIONSHIP
24. - 29. FEBRUARY 2023
Promoting the tradition of muay thai boxing, and aiming to discover local talent. A total of 14 selected boxers represent their respective countries /states competing in several categories.
22. MARCH - 21. APRIL 2023
While Ramadan is known as the holy month of fasting, with Muslims abstaining from eating and drinking from sunrise to sunset, it is also a time of festive food bazaars, lavish buffets, and culinary street wonders set up for the grand occasion of breaking fast in the evening.
With Ramadan Bazaars taking place all around the island, you can indulge in a tantalizing variety, visiting every day another one.
LANGKAWI INTERNATIONAL MARITIME & AEROSPACE EXHIBITION (LIMA 2023)
23. - 27. MAY 2023
With more than 600 exhibitors in attendance, the aviation and maritime industry's most important event.
For five days every 2 years, LIMA transforms into an exciting hub for the most innovative technology, attracting market-leading companies from all sectors and providing an unparalleled opportunity to meet and forge new relationships with key decision makers face-to-face.