Language:

Bahasa Malaysia and English

Events & Festivals:

•  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.