Batu Caves, Selangor; Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, Penang. At this world-famous festival, Hindu devotees pay homage to Lord Murugan, also known as the God of War, by giving offerings, carrying kavadis and piercing their skin with metal hooks.
Royal Langkawi International Regatta
Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, Kuah, Langkawi, Kedah (+604 966 4078/langkawiregatta.com). Head over to the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club to watch professional sailors from around the world vie for the Prime Minister’s Challenge Trophy.