Cultural Ethnic Festival Kicks Off at Selangor, Malaysia on November 26

November 16, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
On November 26, Malaysians can take pride in the cultural diversity of their beloved state of Selangor with the upcoming Cultural Ethnic Festival. This glorious festival will be held at the University of Malaya in Petaling Jaya, Selangor. It will showcase the various arts and diverse ethnic influences that make up modern Selangor.

The Cultural Ethnic Festival is organized by the Selangor Tourism Action Council of Malaysia. It aims to celebrate the cultural history of Selangor as well as give patronage to the state that contributed much to the development of Malaysia. Tourists and locals alike can watch and enjoy performances by the Chinese Opera, Malay Bangsawan, Wayang Kulit, and many others.

Selangor is located on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It was once occupied and hotly disputed by the Dutch and Portuguese as well as other foreign settlers. Through the years, this beautiful state slowly emerged as a strong economic power due to its rich natural resources. Now, it has established itself as the richest and most industrialized state of Malaysia. And because of its ethnic diversity, Selangor is often considered as the heart and pride of modern Malaysia.

In Selangor, foreign and local tourists will be surprised to find state-of-the-art amusement parks and modern recreation centers. Major attractions in the area include the Sunway Lagoon and Mines Wonderlands. For people looking for some fun as well as rest and relaxation, they can definitely check out these theme parks.

Those interested in joining the festival and looking for a place to stay while in Selangor can check out Quality Hotel Shah Alam. This hotel is conveniently located right in the heart of Selangor. It offers the most comfortable rooms at affordable rates. It is just 30 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur.

Learn more about Selangorís past. Join in the celebration and immerse yourself in Malaysian culture. For room accommodations, go to http://www.quality.com.my/SA/index.php.