KALENDAR ACARA LANGKAWI 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : Langkawi Sport Complex Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 Local football players demonstrate their skills and talent at the Langkawi Football League Cup Tournament. Teams from 6 Mukim of Langkawi will gather at the Langkawi Sports Complex to compete for the Langkawi Parliamentary Cup and the LADA CEO Cup.
Date: 15 JAN-15 APR 2017
Date: 08 - 12 FEB 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : Perdana Botanical Garden, Kuala Lumpur Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 Brosur : Klik Untuk Muat Turun Majlis Pelancaran Kalendar Acara Langkawi 2017 dirasmikan oleh YB Datuk Seri Johari bin Abdul Ghani (Menteri Kewangan II, Malaysia) dan YAB Dato' Seri Diraja Ahmad Bashah Bin Hanipah (Menteri Besar Kedah). Pelancaran ini bagi mempromosikan Langkawi dan acara-acara yang akan dianjurkan di Langkawi bagi tahun 2017.
Date: 21 FEB 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : Jetty Sg. Chenang Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 In March, Langkawi is the best place to be if you fancy squid jigging. At night, the brightly lit Andaman Sea attracts squid to the surface. Enjoy the calm, cool sea breeze and jig as many squid as you can in this challenge and stand a chance to win attractive prizes. The challenge is promised to be a truly unforgettable experience for newcomers and regulars alike.
Date: 10 - 11 MARCH 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : Langkawi Sport Complex Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 The netball tournament is the first ever tournament to be held on the island. Teams will be competing for the coveted LADA Puspanita Cup. The aim of the tournament is to foster closer ties between the women in the various communities from the island and beyond through sports.
Date : 15 MARCH -15 APRIL 2017
Organizer : MINDEF & EN Projects Sdn. Bhd. Venue : MIEC Hall Website : www.limaexhibition.com Tel : 603-2011 7233 This biannual event was first held in 1991. Since then, LIMA has become the most influential military exhibition in Asia, showcasing the advanced and latest in military hardware capability. A trade fair on aerospace and marine equipment will also be held at the MIEC and Awana Cruise Jetty. Takes place in March this year with over 500 exhibitors, 65 ships and 110 aircrafts from 36 countries. LIMA is certainly an event not to be missed.
Date : 21 - 25 MARCH 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : Pulau Tuba Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 Due to overwhelming response from both local and international participants, The Tuba Trail Run is back again with a new set of challenging courses and trails. Set in a less explored wilderness of Tuba and Dayang Bunting Island, participants will experience some of Langkawi’s natural wonders and breathtaking landscapes in a challenge of strength and stamina in this run. The 2017 edition has three categories - 4 kilometer, 15 kilometer and 30 kilometer routes.
Date : 8 APRIL 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : MIEC Hall Website : www.lada.gov.my / 604-9600 600 Tel : 604-9600 600 The first ever Royal Langkawi Classic Car Show will be held at the MIEC Hall, showcasing approximately 50 vintage and classic cars under one roof. An international standard show and shine along with a concourse, the show is expected to attract vintage and classic car collectors and enthusiasts regionally and around the world. The show is poised to put Langkawi Island as a must visit destination on the international motoring calendar of events. The show will also feature a Langkawi Flea market, the first to be held on the island as a unique venue for antique, vintage and collectible lovers.
Date : 21 - 23 APRIL 2017
Date : 29 - 30 APRIL 2017
Organizer: E-Plus & Panorama Langkawi Sdn Bhd Venue : Oriental Village Website : www.eplusglobal.com Tel : 603-7491 9233 A unique race in the midst of Mother Nature. Participants get to experience an unexplored trail exclusively cleared for the race day. It is a breathtaking 4.5 kilometer climb up that finishes at the summit of the legendary Mat Chinchang Mountain, through the Middle Station, Sky Bridge, and Top Station of the Langkawi Cable Car.
Date : 6 MAY 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : PPL, Pantai kok Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 A Regional Workshop aimed at promoting and boosting connectivity among Global Geopark Network (GGN) members whilst enabling the exchange of experiences, challenges, sharing of knowledge and best practices in managing a sustainable Geopark. Participants will be disseminating, exchanging ideas and sharing approaches based on sustainable development. This workshop is also a way of marketing and promoting a better understanding on GGN networking concepts within the region.
Date : 08 - 12 MAY 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : Parking LADA Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 The Royal Langkawi International Bike Fest is initiated to be an important major festival within the Asian region. First of its kind, The Fest will continuously to be an annual biker’s event in Langkawi. This year the show will see more bikers from Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore. An event that promotes awareness and aims to establish a venue for Malaysian and International riders to further interact and promote bike safety practices and professional handling of motorcycle as a sport and hobby. This programme will host almost all major bike brands & models in motorsport. It will be a platform that showcases bike accessories, new equipment, technical breakthroughs, international exhibitors, as well as a venue for international bikers to socialize and network.
Date : 12 - 14 MAY 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : Auditorium LADA Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 Langkawi will be organizing its first ever Tilawah Al Quran in May. The main objective of this event is to encourage the growth, interest, love for Al-Quran reading and encourage a higher quality in Al-Quran recitations. Musabaqah Tilawah Al Quran is also a platform to identify and bring forth potential Qaris and Qariahs to represent Langkawi at the National and International level Al Quran Recitation competitions.
Date : 15 - 17 MAY 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : Jetty Sg. Chenang Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 This sport fishing tournament is set to make a comeback with bang, offering exciting and attractive features and prizes. Entries are expected to be from neighboring countries like Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and as far as Australia. In this tournament, participants face unexpected sea conditions in a quest to catch the biggest and heaviest fish to win cash prizes.
Date: 19 - 20 MAY 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : LADA Complex Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 A celebration to mark the 10th anniversary of UNESCO recognized Global Geopark Network status obtained by Langkawi. A host of events will be open to visitors and locals at various locations across the Island of Langkawi. Highlights includes cultural performances, guided tours, exhibitions, art shows, fun contests, talks and traditional games for both visitors and locals to enjoy, explore and experience the different facets of the Geopark.
Date: 1 JUNE 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : MIEC Hall Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 Aidilfitri marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting and the beginning of Syawal. It is the time to celebrate, to ask for forgiveness, to reconcile and renew relationships with family and friends. An assortment of delicious dishes, cakes, sweets, biscuits and other delicacies are usually served during Aidilfitri. Delicacies such as ketupat, lemang and rendang are amongst the most famous traditional dishes that will be served at the Langkawi Aidilfitri Special in July.
Date: 22 JULY 2017
Organizer: KBS Venue : National Sailing Complex, Langkawi Website : www.kualalumpur2017.com.my Tel : 603-80712006 The 29th Southeast Asian Games or commonly known as SEA Games 2017 is a regional multi-sport event that will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from the 19th to 31st of August 2017. Representatives from 11 countries will participate in this Southeast Asian Games being held in Malaysia for the 6th time. The National Sailing Centre in Langkawi is the main venue for 14 different categories of the sailing event of the 29th SEA Games.
Date : 17 - 30 AUGUST 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : Eagle Square Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 This festival showcases the multicultural and ethnic traditions of the people of this beautiful island. The Pantai Chenang Street Parade will be the highlight of the festival, held in conjunction with the Kedah Art and Cultural month and the 60th Independence Day of Malaysia. Langkawi Fest is set to transform this typically tranquil island into a vibrant hub of colorful decorations, spunky live music, enthralling cultural performances and enticing food markets.
Date : 26 - 31 AUGUST 2017
Date : 31 AUG – 03 SEPT 2017
Organizer: LADA & Persatuan Belia Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 Come September, the Langkawi sky will be in adorned in a splendor of colorful kites of all shapes and sizes during the Langkawi International Kite Festival. This international standard event is a magnificent event not to be missed.
Date : 16 SEPTEMBER 2017
Organizer: Kelab Muay Thai Belia Kedah Venue : MIEC Hall The ring is set in October for the Kedah Royal Muay Thai International Championship which returns to Langkawi for another thrilling year. Muay Thai or Thai Kickboxing is a combat sport which utilizes the stand-up striking and various clinching techniques. This physical and mental discipline includes combat on shins known as "the art of eight limbs". The combined usage of fists, elbows, knees, shins with adequate physical preparation is what makes a fighter very efficient.
Date : 5 OCTOBER 2017
Organizer: Mega Water Sport Sdn. Bhd. Tel : 012-3890801 An action packed Jet Ski event featuring the best racers battling the uncertain waters of Langkawi to complete an arduous 100km race.
Date : 18 - 20 AUGUST 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : MIEC Hall Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 Deepavali or Diwali is a Hindu celebration that spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. A must during its celebration includes the lighting of oil lamps on housetops, outside doors, around temples and other buildings within the community. Indians celebrate dressed up in colorful new clothes or their best outfits, then gather to a family feast and exchange gifts between family members and close friends.
Date : 19 OCTOBER 2017
Date : 26 - 28 OCTOBER 2017
Organizer: World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) Venue : Langkawi Contact : www.ironman.com The 4th Ironman Malaysia to be held in Langkawi since the first in 2011. Dubbed as the most outstanding Ironman event in the world for its stunning scenery. The event sees approximately 1,200 athletes who will be competing in this endurance race that comprises of 3.8km swimming, 42km running and 182km cycling. Winners will be crowned Ironman Malaysia and will vie for a spot to qualify as the top 40 athletes to compete in the Ironman World Championship in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. Ironman is deemed as the toughest endurance event on earth!
Date : 11 NOVEMBER 2017
Organizer: Royal Selangor Yacht Club Venue : Royal Langkawi Yacht Club Website : www.rmsir.com Tel : 603-3168 6964 A challenging offshore sailing race organized annually by The Royal Selangor Yacht Club since 1989. The event starts from Port Klang to Pangkor, Penang and ends in Langkawi in November. Known for its unpredictable wind, weather and tide conditions, the regatta provides challenges, excitement and valuable experiences to the sailors. Participants also enjoy some sightseeing along the way and partake in social events at every stop.
Date : 17 - 25 NOVEMBER 017
Organizer: LADA Venue : Langkawi International Convention Centre Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 The Annual Langkawi Tourism Award is a recognition from the Government to leaders in the tourism industry. The awards encourage tourism players to meet and strive to achieving greater standards in 6 categories and 24 sub categories. The awards play an integral role in rewarding business excellence, innovation, industry professionalism, collaborations and initiatives. The awards are announced at a Gala Ceremony, where industry players gather to celebrate their achievements.
Date : 25 NOVEMBER 2017
Organizer: EcoMy & LADA Venue : Oriental Village Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 The Langkawi International Bird Fair highlights and showcases the different breeds of birds across Asia. The objective is to promote the protection of the birds, their habitats, encourage bird watching and other related ecotourism activities. Langkawi is the perfect location for this event held in September as the island is home to 221 different breeds of birds particularly around the coastal area which consist of limestone ridges, extensive surface area of forest covered mountains and hills all lush in natural vegetation ideal for the many breeds of birds seen on the island.
Date : 1 - 3 DECEMBER 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : Tanjung Rhu Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 Tanjung Rhu Swimfest is an open water swimming competition divided into 3 categories namely 2km, 4km and 6km race. It is tailored specially for both beginners and professional swimmers. The Swimfest starts at Tanjung Rhu beach and sees participants swimming close to international waters thus making it unique way to experience the delightful waters of Malaysia and Thailand in a single location.
Date : 9 DECEMBER 2017
Organizer: LADA Venue : Pantai Chenang Website : www.lada.gov.my Tel : 604-9600 600 The highlight of this festival are the performances from the islands of Fiji, Guam and Papa New Guinea. The festival aims to promote Langkawi through music as an eco-friendly holiday destination and encourage the local community to keep the island clean and green. Activities during the entire festival will focus on protecting and conserving the environment. Local islanders are encouraged to preserve the cleanliness of the island and strive for prosperity through sustainable development.
Date : 22 - 24 DECEMBER 2017
Organizer: Kelab Badminton Mahsuri Venue : Langkawi Sport Complex Langkawi set to organize an international singles badminton tournament at the Langkawi Sports Complex in Kuah. The tournament is expected to attract players from China, Germany, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore and is the first of its kind to be held on this resort island.
Date : DECEMBER 2017