- Colours of Malaysia comes to Langkawi

June 04, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News highlights anyone who has booked hotels in Langkawi during July may be lamenting the fact that they missed all of the colourful parades associated with the Colours of Malaysia festival in Kuala Lumpur.

However, during July, the nearby city of Alor Setar will host its own Colours of Malaysia event, for all those staying in the area to enjoy.

Located on the mainland in Kedah, Alor Setar is easy to reach by ferry from Langkawi and the celebrations promise to provide plenty of entertainment.

With dancing, music and lots of colourful costumes, anyone who attends the Colours of Malaysia event will be able to learn something about the different sides to Malaysian culture.

The festival features bright and lively parades, as well as stalls selling locally-produced arts and crafts and delicacies from various regions of the country.

Members from a host of Malaysian communities, including the Chinese, Indian and Malay, will come together to give visitors a taste of the country and its unique blend of cultures.

Anyone staying in Langkawi who wants to learn more about the local way of life on the islands could find that visiting one of the traditional villages is an interesting experience.

For more information on this event visit the Official Kedah State Government Tourism website or call the organisers on +60 4730 8794.

Posted by Delia Jones

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