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Fun Events In The Klang Valley This Weekend From 27 Jan To 29 Jan

Fun Events In The Klang Valley This Weekend From 27 Jan To 29 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.

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

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Ongoing Events

1. Malaysia Thailand Halal Food Festival @ Lotus Mutiara Damansara, Damansara (27 Jan – 5 Feb, 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!

Mathaf moves to various places in the Klang valley regularly, so do check out their Facebook to keep up to date.

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.

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.

27 January (Friday)

1. Pasar Gadis @ Central Market (27 – 29 January, 10 am – 8 pm)

Hey, there pretty ladies! There’s a fashion market just for you! Shop for cute outfits, gorgeous accessories, and sophisticated books while enjoying live music and an array of food trucks at Pasar Seni.

Visit Central Market’s Instagram for more info.

2. Your Job Is A Joke (Comedy Show) @ The Joke Factory, Publika (27 & 28 Jan, 8.30 pm)

Catch a comedy show entitled Your Job Is A Joke this weekend at The Joke Factory if you’re in the mood for comedy.

Featuring some of KL’s hottest comedians who also happen to have day jobs. Vishnu, Juliana, James Soo, Raqib and Sulaiman will bring your weekend to life, by giving you hilarious insights into how they earn a living.

You can still get the tickets here.

3. Kavin Jay (Comedy Show) @ BoboKL, ( 27 & 28 Jan, 8.00 pm)

One of Malaysia’s most popular comedians, Kavin Jay is a big man who excels at bringing out the big laughs. An international headliner who has been featured on Comedy Central & Netflix, he is now a regular feature on Fly FM. Kavin got a lot to say, catch him live at Bobo while you can!

You can still get the tickets here.

 4. Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet Roadshow @ Sunway Pyramid Blue Atrium, Bandar Sunway (27 – 29 Jan, 10 am – 10 pm)

Pokémon lovers, you wouldn’t wanna miss this.

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet Launch Event Roadshow will feature a Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet Video Game Demo Corner for you to try and also lots of other side events such as Meet & Greet with Pikachu and also three starter Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet; Sprigatito, Fuecoco and Quaxly.

For more info, visit their website here.

28 January (Saturday)

1. Prosa Bunga 2 (Concert) @ Angkasa Event Space (4 pm)

This Saturday, be entertained by 8 great performances by incredible women! This event aims to highlight the talents of local female artists so that more people would appreciate them who are in fact gifted and incredibly enthusiastic.

Get tickets here.

2. Lion Dance Performance + Sharing Session @ RexKL (28 & 29 Jan, 12 pm)

Yi Ming Lion Art (YMLA) is not just one of Malaysia’s best lion dance troupes but they have also been proactively curating performances, classes and activities to spread awareness and appreciation for this traditional art form. Learn more about the rich traditions and nuances of the lion dance via a sharing session after!

Visit their Instagram for more info.

3. Freestyle Painting Workshop @ MTMT Studios, PJ (28 & 29 Jan, 10 am, 2 pm)

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

They also have a hand-build pottery workshop and a Design-your-own-shoes workshop specially curated for this weekend.

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

4. Film Camera Market 4.0 @ Stellar KL (28 & 29 Jan, 10 am – 6 pm)

Bet you’ve never gone to a film camera market before, huh? Photography enthusiasts, this place is for you! You can browse for vintage cameras and even get your pictures taken here.

For more info, visit here.

29 January (Sunday)

1. Konsert Rentak Selangor & Manifestasi Keronchong (Cultural Concert) @ MATIC (8 pm – 10 pm)

If you’re in the mood for a Malaysian rich cultural show, make your way to MATIC and witness a plethora of shows this Sunday Night.

You can enjoy performances such as Kuda Kepang, Bugis Dance, Cempuling, Keroncong, Gamelan, Lion Dance and many more. There will also be performances from some local Malaysian artists that night.

Visit Akses Malaysia’s Instagram for more info.

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.

  • 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.
  • Yesterday Once More 4 – Live Oldies Music (9 – 11 February @ KLPAC)
    Get tickets here.
  • Blue Heart And Soul Tour – Concert (10 February @ Plenary Hall, KLCC)
    Get tickets here.
  • La Traviata – Opera Performance – (11 & 14 February @ Dewan Filharmonik Petronas)
    Get tickets here.
  • Westlife The Wild Dreams Tour – Concert (23 & 24 February @ Axiata Arena)
    You can still get tickets here.
  • DFP Presents: Stacy – Concert (25 February @ Dewan Filharmonik Petronas)
    Get tickets here.
  • His Story – Monologue Performances (23 – 26 February @ KLPAC)
    Get tickets here.
  • NusaFest – Concert (4 & 5 February @ Bandar Malaysia, Sungai Besi)
    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.
  • One Republic Live In Concert – Concert (1 March @ Hall 5 KL Convention Centre)
    You can still get free-standing 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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