5 - 7 May
MY COFFEE FEST 2017 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia The first ever Malaysia Coffee Fest will celebrate everything that is wonderful about Malaysia’s vibrant coffee culture. From top class baristas to talented local artisan roasters, to fiercely independent coffee shops and more, it will all happen right here in Kuala Lumpur from 5 to 7 May. The iconic Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) will take centre stage as the venue of the inaugural Malaysia Coffee Fest 2017. Visit www.mycoffeefest.com.my for more information.
WESAK DAY Penang, Malaysia Celebrated by Buddhists globally, Wesak Day commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha. Believers are expected to perform various duties like assemble in temples before dawn for the hoisting of the Buddhist flag and encouraged to partake in vegetarian food for the day. A ‘symbolic act of liberation’ is also performed with the freeing of birds and animals. Wesak Day is a time of joy, peace and reflection.