This Podcast Festival Is Bringing Together Leading Podcasters From Malaysia And Singapore

Spanning two days, the event will feature curated segments on current affairs, entertainment, sports, and thrilling horror content.

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Do you enjoy listening to podcasts? Well, get excited, 'cause a podcast festival will be hitting KL soon!

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KL Podfest 2024 will be taking place at Petaling Jaya Performing Arts Centre (PJPAC) on 3 and 4 February. The inaugural podcast festival will bring together leading podcasters from the local scene and our neighbours down south in Singapore.

Spanning two days, the event will feature curated segments on current affairs, entertainment, sports, and thrilling horror content, ensuring an immersive experience.

And with Apple and Spotify reporting a 70% rise in podcast listenership in Malaysia in 2023, indicating the industry's growth potential, the festival marks a significant step towards attracting corporate sponsorship and showcasing the untapped market potential.

Curated by the team behind the Keluar Sekajap podcast, KL Podfest 2024 is a celebration of the diversity and vibrancy of voices within the Malaysian and Singaporean podcasting community

Whether you're an established podcaster, an aspiring content creator, or a dedicated listener, this event is tailored to meet the unique needs of the local podcasting scene.

ICYMI, Keluar Sekejap is a podcast by former ministers Khairy Jamaluddin and Shahril Hamdan, launched on 28 February 2023 during their hiatus from politics.

The podcast fills gaps in political discourse for the masses. With over 200K subscribers and 20 million plays on platforms like YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts, Keluar Sekejap has become a major success.

Here's what you can look forward to enjoying at KL Podfest 2024:

Talent Spotlight
KL Podfest 2024 will shine a spotlight on the rich tapestry of podcasting talent from Malaysia and Singapore. You'll get to to gain insights from influential figures who have made significant contributions to the regional podcasting landscape.

Live Podcast Recordings
Witness the excitement of live podcast recordings of popular regional shows like Keluar Sekejap, Malam Seram, Mr. Money TV, Tiber, and Mamak Sessions, as well as various emerging talents. You can engage with hosts during Q&A sessions and experience the magic of podcasting in real-time.

Hands-on Workshops
The event will feature interactive workshops covering various aspects of podcasting, including content creation, production techniques, monetisation strategies, and audience engagement. This is your chance to enhance your skills and knowledge in a collaborative setting.

Networking Opportunities
KL Podfest 2024 provides an ideal platform for networking and collaboration among local podcasting enthusiasts. Forge connections with like-minded individuals, potential collaborators, and industry professionals to propel the podcasting community forward.

Meet and Greet Sessions
Get up close and personal with your favorite podcasters during exclusive meet and greet sessions. Connect with the voices behind the podcasts, ask questions, and build lasting connections with the creators who inspire you.

Check out the full lineup:

Tickets are selling fast, so don't miss your chance to grab yours! Get your tickets on KL Podfest 2024's website to secure your spot.

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