7 Free Events To Check Out In The Klang Valley This August If You're Bored Of The Mall


Cover image via Tiffin Event/@tsa_meera Instagram

Launched in 2016, Tiffin is back for a fourth year! Described as a reinvented food court experience, visitors can get food from 60 vendors at the event, such as VCR, Mr Chew's Chino Latino Bar, and more. Several restaurants also have some dishes that are exclusive to the event.

Don't forget to bring your debit/credit card, as Tiffin is a cashless event.

Date: 25 July - 1 September

Time: 5pm til late | Thursdays to Sundays only

Venue: The Warehouse (behind The Gasket Alley)

Check out their website for more information.

To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and public television distributor Rai have come together to launch the 'Leonardo da Vinci: Opera Omnia' exhibition.

By combining digital acquisition and reproduction technology, visitors can expect masterpieces like the 'Mona Lisa' and 'The Last Supper' to be "reproduced in their original dimensions".

Date: 15 July - 15 August

Time: 10am - 6pm

Venue: 3A Gallery, National Art Gallery (Balai Seni Negara)
2, Jalan Temerloh, Titiwangsa, 53200 Kuala Lumpur

Check out the National Art Gallery's Facebook page and Instagram for more information.

3. Nickelodean's Slime Time

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This is the perfect activity to check out this school holiday season! Children and families will get to experience free and interactive activities such as the Slime Escape Room, Slime Blaster, Slime Slider, and more.

If getting slimed on is not your thing, there is also a slime-free zone. Do note that certain activities require pre-registration.

Date: 8 - 18 August

Time: 10am to 10pm

Venue: Sunway Velocity Mall, Kuala Lumpur

Click on the link to sign up.

4. Publika Jazz

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Happening at various places in Publika, Malaysia's largest jazz festival will feature 20 performances involving 150 local and international jazz talents.

Listen to soulful tunes by top musicians like Parkdrive from Indonesia, Martin Reyes from Colombia, Gabriel Lynch from Australia, Aseana Percussion Unit, Funkatorie, and many more.

Date: 23 - 24 August

Time: 7pm onwards

Venue: The Square, Black Box, The Bee, The Social (Publika)

Check out the event page here.

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From painters and sculptors, to programmers, and contemporary origami artists, SH/FT hopes to showcase the best in Malaysia's art scene.

Commissioned by CENDANA (Cultural Economy Development Agency), SH/FT explores the theme of change, with a focus on identity, technology, and popular culture.

Date: 1 - 11 August 2019

Time: Weekdays 11am - 7pm | Weekends 11am - 8pm

Venue: Black Box & White Box, MAP (Publika)

6. Fracture/Fiction: Selections from The ILHAM Collection

Fracture/Fiction features features 93 contemporary creations by 45 artists from around Southeast Asia and South Asia. Their artworks address the fractures that exist in societies and ages that the artists live in.

These artists transform their everyday lives into art in unexpectedly beautiful ways, based on themes such as socio-politics and nature.

Date: 21 July - 10 November

Time: 11am - 7pm

Venue: Level 3 and 5, IB Tower
8 Jalan Binjai, Kuala Lumpur, 50450

Check out their website for more information.

7. Malaysia Vegan Festival

Hosted by the Malaysian Vegan Society, this event aims to inspire you to love and care for people, animals, and our planet.

If you're thinking of going vegan, this is the perfect event for you, as vegan panellists will be sharing their stories and answer any questions you have.

Date: 17 - 18 August

Time: 10am - 10pm

Venue: Publika

Click on the event page for more information.

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