Diwali, or Festival of Lights is one of the most important Hindu holidays, which has become a vivid event in Kuala Lumpur’s cultural life. It is usually celebrated in the late October – early November. Being a sign of triumph of good over evil, or li

The Thaipusam Festival is one of the most famous and colorful annual Hindu festivals, which is traditionally celebrated in January or February. According to a legend, on this day, Shiva’s wife the goddess Parvati presented her son Murugan a spear, wi

The Chinese New Year is one of the most expected events of the year in Kuala Lumpur, where Chinese compose more than a third of the total population. The holiday traditionally falls on the last week of January or early February. It officially lasts f

The Vesak Day is an important Buddhist holiday to commemorate Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and nirvana. This bright holiday is traditionally celebrated in May and is considered to be one of the most solemn and beautiful festivals, and thus, it is lo