Posts Tagged ‘Culture’

According to UNESCO, Melaka is “a testimony to a living multi-cultural heritage and tradition of Asia, where the many religions and cultures met and coexisted.” Its history, strong heritage and old world charm attract both local and international travellers. Its accessibility from Klang Valley and Singapore also makes...

Have some spare time before or after the show? Fret not, as there are plenty of activities that visitors can enjoy to kill the time! Discover the local gastronomic scene featuring delicious delights through more than 30 food trucks available at the Panggung Budaya’s area. Great food and great time, you sure don’t...

What to expect from Citrawarna @Kuala Lumpur 2016? Here are the highlights of Citrawarna 2016 that you won’t want to miss out! Street Parade and Dance Drama Myths and Folklore performances (Pahang, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Johor, Terengganu, Melaka, Perlis, Kelantan, Penang, Perak, Sabah, Sarawak, Kuala...

Did you know that Citrawarna was initially inspired by the Rose Parade, which is a Rose Tournament that has been held at Pasadena, California every year? While the Americans parading the roses for the event, Citrawarna focuses more on the Malaysian colourful cultures instead. Citrawarna is an annual event since 1999...

The annual festival Citrawarna, held by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, will be back this year with a new theme called“ Myth and Folklore” which will incorporate a variety of components including street performances, dance routines and cultural demonstrations by over 400 performers at the iconic Dataran...

Penang, ranked 4th in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities list for Best in Travel 2016, will be the fourth state in Malaysia to host the World Tourism Conference 2016 (WTC 2016) from 17 to 19 October 2016 after Melaka (2013), Kota Kinabalu (2010) and Kuala Lumpur (2007). Listed as the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site...

Last November 2015 (autumn season), Gaya Travel received an invitation to join a familiarisation trip to Japan organised by Hokuriku-Shinetsu Ministry of Tourism & Transportation, coordinated by Relation Japan Inc. The trip gave me the experience in covering Tokyo, Saitama, Gunma, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui and Osaka...

Kuala Lumpur, 10 March 2016 – Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival (YSDAF) will open its doors once again for arts and culture lovers and festivalgoers with a host of activities lined up. Fueled by the overwhelming response from its debut festival back in 2014 that garnered more than 15,000 visitors, YSDAF2016 promises...

Gaya Travel team members continue their journey exploring Jordan, a peaceful Middle Eastern country that should be in all travellers’ radar due to its amazing wonders  – Petra, Wadi Rum and Aqabah – that can never be experienced elsewhere:. Petra The jewel in the crown for Jordan’s tourism and renowned as one of the...

Shah Alam, 22nd August 2015- What is more exciting and awe-inspiring then too see ancient dances and art that has stood the test of time right before your eyes. The State of Selangor, supported by Tourism Selangor presents Selangor International Indigenous Arts Festival 2015 that was held on the 22nd August & 23rd...

KUALA LUMPUR – Mask has been used by man for protection, subterfuge, performance and entertainment for the last few millennia. It is an item that exists in many cultures of the world, each with its own identity and function. As an instance, in Malaysia, the Orang Asli Mah Meri tribe from Carey Island, Selangor, is...

The UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture will bring together, for the first time, Ministers of Tourism and Ministers of Culture with the objective to identify key opportunities and challenges for a stronger cooperation between these highly interlinked fields.