Throughout Sarawak. Celebrated by the Dayaks, an umbrella term for the local indigenous tribes, this is the most important festival on the Dayak calendar and celebrates the bountiful rice harvest. Family and friends gather for feasts and tuak is the drink of choice.
Hari Raya Aidilfitri
Nationwide. Aidilfitri is celebrated by the Muslim majority and marks the end of monthlong fasting known as Ramadhan. Visit open houses, sample wonderful Malay food and join in the festivities of this annual celebration.
Fiesta San Pedro
Portuguese Settlement, Melaka (+60 6284 7050). This week-long celebration leading up to the feast of St Peter, the patron saint of fishermen, sees processions, boats adorned with ornaments, food festivals and cultural performances by the Melaka Kristang community.