Shop, Eat, Join A Workshop, And Enjoy Live Performances For Free This Malaysia Day Weekend

Enjoy creative workshops, pop-up stores, awesome food, live acts, and free traditional games!

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This Spotlight is sponsored by RIUH.

RIUH, the creative platform that hosts artisanal pop-up stores, delicious food, amazing live acts and more, is back!

The one-of-a-kind platform is only held once a month on a weekend, and you don't want to miss it!

Here's a glimpse of what they have on offer:
- Live acts and traditional dances
- A series of creative workshops
- Pop-up stores and food
- A pop art exhibition
- And more fun activities throughout the day for people of all ages

Celebrate this Malaysia Day at RIUH with your family and friends! Here are the details:

Dates: 16 & 17 September 2017
Time: 10am - 9pm
Venue: APW, Jalan Riong, Bangsar

Admission is free!

This weekend will include a live performance from Fusion Wayang Kulit and it's going to be awesome!

Founded by Tintoy Chua and Take Huat, Fusion Wayang Kulit aims to revive the dying traditional art by enhancing it with multimedia and giving it a modern twist.

Support the movement and watch their performance! It will be an experience you'll never forget :)

1st ever transformable wayang kulit puppet in the world

The 1st ever transformable wayang kulit puppet in the world: 'Valkruda Seta'. This fan art is Inspired by #Valkyrie #VF1S from the #Japanese #anime #Macross , done in Malaysian Wayang kulit (or Shadow puppet ).

Posted by Fusion Wayang Kulit on Saturday, 4 June 2016

Fusion Wayang Kulit will also be conducting a workshop in the art of making wayang kulit puppets on Saturday. So be sure to sign up and learn something new!

Other cool workshops will also be taking place such as the Woodcut and Printmaking Workshop by Rico Leong in collaboration with RekaNegaraku. Learn the art of wood carving and the traditional method of transferring an image onto fabric as a method of print-making with the Sabah-born illustrator.

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There's also a Shibori Workshop by Bohomys, where you can learn the Japanese dyeing and printing technique from Shaqira Ramli.

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From live bands to traditional dance, you're in for a treat

Here are the other live performances:
- Meruked - A band from Kuching that uses the traditional sape as an instrument will serenade you with the sounds of Borneo.
- Kita:orang - An acoustic pop and folk duo
- Bai - A talented soulful singer who enjoys R&B and jazz.
- Traditional dance performances by Anak Seni Production, including Tarian Inang Renek, Zapin, Joget, Daling-Daling, and Igal-Igal.

Check out the schedule for all performances and workshops to plan your weekend:

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On top of the performances and workshops, there will be loads of unique pop-up stores consisting of homegrown brands for guys and girls, and yummy eats to check out

This month you'll find so much more on offer than at the August event! Here's the full list of stores and vendors this weekend:

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Be sure to try the exclusive Nasi Lemak Burger Agak Agak RIUH before it's sold out!

The hit collab between RIUH and Agak Agak features a sunny side up egg, ayam rempah, sambal, and fragrant nasi lemak (real rice! yasssss). It's the nasi lemak burger you've been craving for!

Eunice Martin, the food stylist who has been making waves throughout Malaysia, will be having an exhibition called 'The Rojak Chapters'

Better known as @euniceeunny on Instagram, the food/prop stylist and photographer is named Malaysia Top Food Influencer 2017. Check out her visual storytelling at RIUH this weekend ;)

Worried about transport? There's a special promo code from GRAB to take you there :)

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Follow RIUH on Instagram for live updates and look out for updates on their October event!

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