Language:

Malay. English is widely spoken.

Events & Festivals:

•   KL Festival 01-31 Jul: Enjoy traditional performances, visual arts and literature events entertain locals and tourists for a month.

•   Independence Day 31 Aug: A celebration with fireworks throughout the country to commemorate the granting of Malaysian independence.

•   Deepavali 26 Oct: Also known as the Festival of Lights, when the country’s Hindu population lights earthern diyas to symbolise the victory of good over evil.

Good to know:

A tourist tax applies to all hotels in Malaysia and is only payable locally.

Religion:

Islam