Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC), Jalan Ampang – MERDEKA and 1Malaysia KL Family Fair!

A one-stop tourist centre, MaTiC is driven by the vision to place Malaysia on the global map as one of the finest tourist destinations in the world. The various services and facilities offered by MaTiC include the Tourist Information Counter, Tourist Police Counter, Internet access to its tourism e-portal, Saloma Bistro & Theatre Restaurant, Saloma Retail Centre, ATM Machine, Money Changer, Karyaneka and Hop On and Hop Off Ticket Counter and etc.

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Other than being a one-stop tourist centre for foreign and local tourists, MaTiC keeps visitors engaged with its calendar of events. One interesting one is the 1Malaysia KL Family Fair, happening EVERY Saturday from 4pm to 11pm.

These events are FREE and everyone is welcomed! All you have to do is go to MaTiC at the time and date of the event and join in the fun!
For the 1Malaysia KL Family Fair, expect varieties of items are on sale and these include handicrafts, garments and apparels, accessories, food and beverages, car boot sale, free training of “Cuti-cuti 1Malaysia” dance and many more.

Now if you’re in the city on the 31st of August, come join me for some patriotic fun at MaTiC.

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A bunch of us will be from 9am to join in the Treasure Hunt. Once done at 1pm, we will be having some local food for lunch. For those with kids and family, come at 10am to 12pm for a coloring contest. From 10am – 6pm the adults can keep themselves entertained with a singing competition. There will be food stalls available from 4pm so no one will go hungry!

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So remember EVERY Saturday for the 1Malaysia KL Family Fair from 4 pm – 11 pm AND this coming 31st August 2013 from 9am – midnight for fireworks! 🙂

Malaysia Tourism Centre

109, Jalan Ampang,
50450, Kuala Lumpur.
 Tel: 03- 9235 4848 / 9235 4800
Fax: 03- 2162 1149
Emel: [email protected]
Operation Hours (Mon-Fri):
7.30 am – 5.30 pm
Tourist Information Counter:
8.00 am – 10.00 pm
Website:http://www.matic.gov.my

MaTiC website

1Malaysia KL Family [email protected]

Bring your family, friends and loved ones to “1Malaysia KL Family Fair @ MaTiC”, held at the Malaysia Tourism Centre (or maTiC) (Opposite the Renaissance Hotel and next to Saloma Restaurant). 

Date & Time: Every Saturday from 4pm – 11pm
Location : at MaTiC Car Park
Contact : 03-92354900 (General Line)

NOTE: The nearest train station to MaTiC is the Monorail Bukit Nanas.

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This Post Has 11 Comments

  1. Veron

    Oh a Malaysian born and bred and a KLite and I didn’t know what was MATIC for!
    So you’ll be there on Merdeka? The whole day?

  2. Sean Eat Drink KL

    heheh, convenient for me, that’s the monorail station that has a stop just outside my office 😀

  3. Chew Mei Ling

    I went once, bought a foreign friend. No one was around, the place was eerily quiet.
    I didn’t know there was activities every weekend!

  4. Gigi

    Where would all the people who go to the fair park? That area is horrendous

  5. Alan

    I had same experience as Chew Mei Ling about 4 years ago. I went to look for a restaurant which used to be in that bungalow. I admit my Lonely Planet guide may have been out of date then!! Have a good one Becks, xx mwaaah!

  6. Brenna

    This place seems to be a waste of space.

  7. Gayathri

    MATIC to promote Malaysia? Seems that MATIC needs some promotion for itself before it can promote our country!

  8. Amber

    Will bring my couchsurfing friends here!

  9. daniel

    I was there yesterday with some couchsurfers and they really enjoyed the cultural show!
    I wonder if it’s the same every week?
    Thanks for the heads up becky.

  10. Holly

    Good idea from daniel and Amber. The couchsurfers who are mostly backpackers would benefit greatly from these activities and services.

  11. yus matic

    yeah.
    the Cultural show time:
    on every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday : 3.00pm-3.45pm
    on every Saturday : 8.30pm – 9.15pm

    Plus, every Saturday is KL1FF (Kuala Lumpur 1 Family Fair)
    got stall similar like downtown, foods
    bands, music show, dance show (rotate weekly)

    for more information, just call 03-9235 4800

    thanx!

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