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Fun Events In The Klang Valley This Weekend From 20 Jan To 22 Jan

Fun Events In The Klang Valley This Weekend From 20 Jan To 22 Jan

From art exhibitions and workshops to markets and concerts, there’s something for everyone this weekend in the Klang Valley.

Melissa Suraya Ismail

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Don’t know what to do this weekend in the Klang Valley? No worries, we got you. 👀

Head on over to art exhibits, markets and shows and more this weekend.

Note that some of these events only happen for a day or can last for a whole month so look at the dates carefully.

If you wanna skip to the specific day you want, choose your preferred day here.  

Here are some of the events that are still ongoing from our previous list.

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Ongoing Events

1. Malaysia Thailand Halal Food Festival @ Lotus Bandar Puteri, Bangi (13 – 22 Jan, 11 am – 11.30 pm)

At the Malaysia Thailand Halal Food Festival (MATHAF), you’ll find various Thai cuisine that you’ve been craving. Fried baby crabs, mango sticky rice, Thai teas, LokChing, Thai laksa, coconut sticky rice ice cream and many more!

For more info on the next fair, visit Mathaf’s Facebook.

2. Poetic Spring Garden (Art Installation) @ Kwai Chai Hong (6 Jan – 12 Feb, 9 am – 12 am)

This CNY, Kwai Chai Hong is decorated with spring blooms and romanized Chinese calligraphy, set to be deciphered by the public. The Poetic Spring Garden is filled with oversized blossoms and foliage as well as traditional Chinese calligraphy in a bold and non-conventional way.

However, during this Chinese New Year, some of their F&B outlets and the Kwai Chai Hong alley itself will close for a few days. Head on to their Instagram to know more. Head on to their Instagram to know more.

READ MORE: There’s A Poetic Spring Garden Installation In Kwai Chai Hong Until February!

3. Masters of Disguise (Photography Exhibition) @ Darkroom Gallery, GMBB (Extended till 30 April 2023, 11 am – 6 pm)

Biologist, guide and wildlife photographer Chien C. Lee’s latest photography exhibit focuses on the art of deception used by wildlife. This exhibit features more than 60 fantastic photos of various kinds of camouflage and mimicry employed by insects, reptiles, birds, and even plants; with many species hailing from Malaysia’s very own Sabah and Sarawak.

According to GMBB, this exhibition is just so mesmerizing and immersive that it’s extended until 30 April 2023.

READ MORE: Catch This Fantastic Nature Photography Exhibit For A Free Fun Time In KL

4. Hep Ka-Wot Enggang Le-Wei (Photography Exhibition) @ Gerimis Gallery, GMBB (Extended til 23 Feb 2023, 11 am – 6 pm)

Just an update, according to GMBB, this sought-after exhibition is also extended until 23 February 2023.

This exhibition of forests, hornbills and honey highlights how the Orang Asli of Jahai and Temiar from the Belum-Temenggor Forests in Perak protect the hornbills for their roles as farmers of the forest.

Apart from talks and photographs of nature, you can also buy Orang Asli arts and crafts there.

For more info, visit their website here.

5. Bakul – Everyday Baskets From Sabah (Exhibition & Market) @ GoDownKL (7 Jan – 23 Feb, 12 pm – 7 pm)

This 7-week-long exhibition showcases the Bakul collection of Sabahan author and collector Jennifer P. Linggi. From materials such as rattan, bamboo, bemban, mengkuang and many more sourced from the fierce jungle, indulge in Jennifer P Linggi’s breathtaking world of Bakul.

Wanna know the best part? Admission is free!

6. The World Of DC Exhibition @ Tropicana Gardens Hall Convention Centre (23 Dec – 1 Apr)

Being the first-ever DC Exhibition launch in Asia, The World Of DC Exhibition will feature interactive games, life-seized exhibits, behind-the-scene concept art, limited-edition merchandise and more at the Tropicana Gardens Mall.

Grab your tickets here. For more info, visit their Facebook page here.

7. Van Gogh Alive Exhibition @ Pavillion Bukit Jalil (17 Dec – 16 March, 10 am – 10 pm)

Witness Van Gogh’s legendary works of art displayed digitally at Pavilion Bukit Jalil. Get ready for a multi-sensory experience with a symphony of light, colour, sound and fragrance for you there.

READ MORE: Catch the Immersive ‘Van Gogh Alive’ Exhibition In KL This Dec-March

Book tickets here.

8. ParkCity Year End Light Festival @ Desa ParkCity (1 Dec – 5 Feb)

Don’t know where to go ‘lepak’ or take good pictures at night? Try going to Central Park at Desa Parkcity. Their light installations are inspired by the Nordic lights so you can experience a bit of some Aurora-Borealis-inspired views on weekends from 8 pm – 9 pm.

They also have tons of other amazing light installations from The Waterfront to around Central Park. This is a great place to bring your date out on a scenic stroll at night.

9. Red Hongyi’s ‘Once Upon A Longtang’ (Art Exhibition) @ National Art Gallery (22 Dec – 22 March, 9 am – 5 pm)

The Balai Seni Negara has a new art installation called Once Upon A Longtang which features scenes inspired by old alleyway houses – or ‘Longtang’ houses in Shanghai. The installation has a series of artworks displayed with burnt Chinese calligraphy paper and more.

For more info, visit Red Hong Yi’s Instagram.

Here are specific events to enjoy with your family and friends on FridaySaturday, and Sunday.

20 January (Friday)

1. Pizza Hut Food Truck @ Lot 10, Bukit Bintang (20 January, 11 – 8 pm)

Pizza Hut will be operating its food truck to promote the festive Oooooooong Party Box and Oooooooong Treasure Box!

About 3000 sample pizza slices will be given out, as well as exciting games with interesting prizes to be won!

Visit their Instagram for more info.

2. Cakra Khan A Decade (Concert) @ Plenary Hall KLCC (8.30 pm)

If you love Cakra Khan’s rustic voice, you still have a chance to buy tickets for his show. Some of his popular songs are Harus Terpisah, Setelah Kau Tiada and Kekasih Bayangan. There will also be guest artists such as Aina Abdul, Ade Govinda and Khai Bahar there tonight.

You can still get your gold and platinum tickets here.

3. A Night With John Robertson (Comedy Show) @ The Joke Factory, Publika (8.30 pm, 10.30 pm)

Making children and adults laugh with fear since 2003, John Robertson was the winner of Chortle Legend of Lockdown in 2021 and won Best Kids Show at Leicester Comedy Festival in 2019. Besides being a mainstay of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with sell-out runs year after year, he has headlined in Melbourne, Singapore, the Philippines and Hong Kong.

Catch his jokes tonight at The Joke Factory if you’re in the mood for comedy.

You can still get the tickets here.

21 January (Saturday)

1. Pop-Up Tunes (Live Music Performances) @ The Back Ground KL (21 & 22 Jan, 1 – 4 pm)

Head on to The Back Ground to enjoy indie tunes & smooth disco vibes from emerging local artists this weekend. While you’re there, do visit their Cahaya paper art installation in the form of the vigilant rabbit called Motif.

Visit their Instagram for more info.

2. Emiri R&B Night (Live Music) @ The Bee, Publika (8.30 pm – 11.00 pm)

If you’re in the mood for some R&B live music, head to The Bee in Publika for an enjoyable performance by Emiri. Plus, there will be karaoke the next night at 8 pm.

Visit The Bee’s website for more info.

3. Freestyle Painting Workshop @ MTMT Studios, PJ (10 am, 2 pm)

If you don’t have plans this weekend, why not release your inner Picasso? Go on a free painting workshop at MTMT Studios. Don’t worry, they’ll guide you through the way.

Book your slots here. Visit their Instagram for more info.

22 January (Sunday)

1. Fluid Pouring Art Workshop @ EkoCheras Mall (11 am, 2 pm)

Test your artistic skills with this Fluid Pouring workshop in EkoCheras Mall. It’s best to bring a friend or a family member to enjoy this therapeutic workshop.

Book your slots here. Click here for more info on their Instagram.

Upcoming Shows

Here are some of the ticketed events for upcoming shows. Don’t miss out on the chance to secure a spot at your favourite performance or event.

  • MPO Goes Broadway – (28 January @ Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra)
    Get tickets here.
  • Prosa Bunga – Concert (28 January @ Angkasa Event Space)
    Get tickets here.
  • Tribute Greenday Malaysia – Tribute Concert (3 February @ Angkasa Event Space)
    Get tickets here.
  • Ada Apa Dengan Melly? – Day 2 Concert (4 February @ Plenary Hall, KLCC)
    You can still get tickets here.
  • Blue Heart And Soul Tour – Concert (10 February @ Plenary Hall, KLCC)
    Get tickets here.
  • Westlife The Wild Dreams Tour – Concert (23 & 24 February @ Axiata Arena)
    You can still get tickets here.
  • His Story – Monologue Performances (23 – 26 February @ KLPAC)
    Get tickets here.
  • One Republic Live In Concert – Concert (1 March @ Hall 5 KL Convention Centre)
    You can still get free-standing tickets here.
  • NusaFest – Concert (4 & 5 February @ Bandar Malaysia)
    Get Your tickets here. More info here.
  • Joji Live In KL at Peakstrom Festival 2023 – Concert (19 February @ Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon)
    Get your tickets here.
  • Russel Peters: Act Your Age World Tour 2023 – Comedy Show (20 February @ Plenary Hall, KLCC)
    Get your tickets here.
  • Simple Plan The Harder Than It Looks Tour – Concert (8 March @ Zepp KL)
    Get your tickets here.
  • Bryan Adams So Happy It Hurts Tour – Concert (11 March @ Arena Of Stars, Genting)
    Get your tickets here.
  • RhytmAsia Echoes From Beyond – Concert (11 March @ Sepang International Circuit)
    Get the tickets here.

P/S: If you have any future events you want the world to know about, submit your suggestions to melissasu@therakyatpost.com.


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