Chinese New Year in Malaysia 2019 | Malaysia, Dates , Venues & Tickets

Chinese New Year in Malaysia 2019

Where:   Throughout the country, Malaysia
When:    Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Details are subject to change by the organizers, for final event location & dates, check "Event related information" section below.
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The Chinese New Year which marks the first day of the lunar calendar is celebrated for 15 days and this is the most important annual festival for the Chinese community.

The next Chinese New Year is The ''Year of the Pig''. According to tradition, the Chinese houses, the shopping centers, the present baskets are all decorated with blooming branches of apples and mandarin oranges. The use of the fresh and smelling flowers symbols plenty and good luck.

The holiday atmosphere is emphasized by lions and dragon dolls that stir according to gong, cymbals and drums tones. In the eve of the festival, families gather for a holiday meal to whom relatives and friends are invited.

This is an exciting time to be in Malaysia to stay and watch together with locals and tourists the traditional beautiful events.

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Admission fee:
 Most are free
Contact: 
Tourism Malaysia
17th Floor, Menara Dato' Onn,
Putra World Trade Centre, 45, Jalan Tun Ismail, 50480
Kuala Lumpur Phone: +603-2615 8188
Fax: +603-2693 5884 / 2693 0207 Tourism Infoline:
1-300-88-5050 (within Malaysia only)

Kuala Lumpur travel information
Dialing code: 3
Longitude: 101.7°
Latitude: 3.16667°
Malaysia information address: Tourism Malaysia Office Kuala Lumpur 17th Floor, Menara Dato' Onn, Putra World Trade Centre, 45, Jalan Tun Ismail, 50480 Kuala Lumpur Phone: +603-2615 8188 Fax: +603-2693 5884 / 2693 0207 Tourism Infoline: 1-300-88-5050 (within Malaysia only)
Tourist website: tourism.gov.my

Malaysia country details
Location: Southeastern Asia, peninsula bordering Thailand and northern one-third of the island of Borneo, bordering Indonesia, Brunei, and the South China Sea, south of Vietnam.
Capital: Kuala Lumpur
Currency: ringgit (MYR)
Voltage and Frequency: 230V 50Hz
Dialing country code: +60
Language: Bahasa Melayu (official), English, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien, Hakka, Hainan, Foochow), Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai note: in East Malaysia there are several indigenous languages; most widely spoken are Iban and Kadazan.

Malaysia background and overview:
During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Federation of Malaya, which became independent in 1957. Malaysia was formed in 1963 when the former British colonies of Singapore and the East Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak on the northern coast of Borneo joined the Federation. The first several years of the country's history were marred by Indonesian efforts to control Malaysia, Philippine claims to Sabah, and Singapore's secession from the Federation in 1965. During the 22-year term of Prime Minister MAHATHIR bin Mohamad (1981-2003), Malaysia was successful in diversifying its economy from dependence on exports of raw materials, to expansion in manufacturing, services, and tourism.
[Courtesy of The World Factbook]
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