Sarawak Tourism Festivals & Happenings 2016/2017

From nature tourism, cultural tourism to ecotourism highlights, Sarawak of East Malaysia offers travellers a wide choice of delightful vacation ideas.

DECEMBER 2016

Sibu Big Bike Week 2016

Date: December 2, 2016 - December 4, 2016

Venue: Sibu

Organizer: Razz Chopper Motor Club

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/123940507950206/

Kuching City International Darts Championship 2016

Date: December 2, 2016 - December 4, 2016 (6pm onwards)

Venue: Riverside Shopping Mall, Kuching

Organizer: World Darts Federation

Website: http://www.dartswdf.com/tournament_flyers/2016_KuchingCityInternationaDartChampionship.pdf

 Miri City Christmas Parade (PC: The Star Online)

Miri City Christmas Parade (PC: The Star Online)

Miri City Christmas Parade

Date: December 3, 2016

Venue: Miri

Organizer: City Council & Churches, Miri

Website: http://www.miricouncil.gov.my/

Kuching Christmas Parade

Date: December 3, 2016 (6pm to 10pm)

Venue: MBKS Jubilee Ground, Kuching

Organizer: Methodist Church

Website: https://sarawaktourism.com/event/kuching-christmas-parade/

REDEEMS – Praise Music Festival

Date: December 4, 2016 – December 6, 2016

Venue: Association of Research and Development Movement of Singai Sarawak (REDEEMS)

Organizer: REDEEMS Centre, Kampung Apar-Singai, Bau

Website: http://www.redeems.my/web/

  Sibu New Year Countdown Celebration (PC: Sky Scraper City)

Sibu New Year Countdown Celebration (PC: Sky Scraper City)

Sibu New Year Countdown Celebration

Date: December 31, 2016

Venue: Sibu Town Square

Organizer: Sibu Municipal Council

Website: http://www.smc.gov.my/

FEBRUARY 2017

Miri Country Music Festival 2017

Date: February 25, 2017 - February 26, 2017

Venue: Parkcity Everly Hotel, Miri

Organizer: Planet Conventions and Events – PLACE

Website: http://miricountrymusic.com/

MARCH 2017

Sarawak Marathon, Kuching 2017

Date: March 12, 2017

Venue: Kuching, Sarawak

Organizer: Asia Tourism Alliance

Website: http://sarawakmarathon.ata.my/

APRIL 2017

International Conference on the Teaching and Learning of Languages

Date: April 3, 2017 – April 4, 2017

Venue: Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching

Organizer: UPSI & Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany

Website: http://ictll2017.wixsite.com/ictll2017

MAY 2017

 Borneo Jazz Festival (PC: YouTube)

Borneo Jazz Festival (PC: YouTube)

Borneo Jazz Festival 2017

Date: May 12, 2017 @ 6:00 am - May 13, 2017 @ 11:59 pm

Venue: Parkcity Everly Hotel, Miri

Organizer: Sarawak Tourism Board

Website: http://www.jazzborneo.com/

7th International Hornbill Conference

Date: May 16, 2017 – May 18, 2017

Venue: Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching

Organizer: Sarawak Forestry Corporation

Website: http://internationalhornbillconference2017.com/

JULY 2017

 Rainforest World Music Festival (PC: Malaysia Asia)

Rainforest World Music Festival (PC: Malaysia Asia)

Rainforest World Music Festival 2017

Date: July 14, 2017 - July 16, 2017

Venue: Sarawak Cultural Village, Kuching

Organizer: Sarawak Tourism Board

Website: http://www.rwmf.net/

OCTOBER 2017

Borneo International Beads Conference 2017

Date: October 13, 2017 – October 15, 2017

Venue: The Waterfront Hotel, Kuching

Organizer: Crafthub Sdn. Bhd.

Website: http://crafthub.com.my/?page_id=539