As Malaysia turns 62 this year, there are lots of exciting activities and events being held to commemorate another momentous year in honour of our country’s independence. From marathon runs to magic shows, and the extravagant ceremony on Malaysia’s Independence Day itself, be sure to join in the revelry and celebrate everything you love about this country!
1.Merdeka Dive 2019
Date: 1st August – 31st August 2019
Venue: Tioman Island, Pahang
Merdeka Dive – Tioman Island’s premier scuba diving event invites international divers from all over the world in a conservation programme to preserve the island of Tioman’s majestic reeds and undersea wonders. This event also encourages diving enthusiasts towards earning their diving license and to promote scuba-diving activities on the island.
2.Vikey’s Water Torture Magic Attempt and Live International Magic Concert
Date: 17th August 2019
Venue: Starxpo Centre, KWC Pudu, Kuala Lumpur
Magicview Entertainment is hosting “Vikey’s Water Torture Magic Escape Malaysia Book of Records Attempt & Live International Magic Concert on 17 August 2019 at StarXpo, KWC Centre. For the very first time in Malaysian history, you will have the chance to witness the water torture cell escape performed by our Malaysian Magician Vikey. There will be 5 local and 10 international magicians performing on that day as well!
3.Merdeka Fit Challenge 2019
Date: 7th September 2019
Venue: Dataran Dato’ Sheikh Ahmad, Kangar, Perlis
A mix of cycling and marathon race which will be held in conjunction with Malaysia’s Independence Day. For any sport enthusiasts this is the perfect event for those who are looking to get healthy while enhancing the spirit of unity among citizens of Malaysia.
4.Merdeka Day Celebration 2019
Date: 31st August 2019
Venue: Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur
Celebrate the historic event as a national holiday with fireworks, cultural performances, military demonstration and the traditional procession. If you’ve never been to the parade, this is a great opportunity for you to grab a flag and start waving it!
5.Royal Floria Putrajaya 2019
Date: 30th August – 8th September 2019
Venue: Precinct 1, Putrajaya
Putrajaya Floria or the Royal Floria Putrajaya 2019 is Malaysia’s leading annual flower and garden festival. The 11th annual flower show is taking place again this year over 10 days with over 1,000,000 attendees every year! The last event features 61 garden lots with 43 international participants from over 23 countries and this year the theme will be featuring orchids and bonsai. There will be more than 300 activities held daily such as gardening workshops, flower arrangement demonstrations, entertainment shows, watercolor contest, photography competition as well as various arts and crafts events.
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