Here Are The Top 5 Things You Must Do At RIUH This Weekend

It's highly recommended that you bring an empty stomach along.

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This Spotlight is sponsored by RIUH.

RIUH is back again for their final instalment this year with a Christmas theme

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RIUH is a creative platform that hosts a range of pop-up stores selling artisanal goods and food, family-friendly creative workshops, as well as great live performances. Since it's the holiday season, the theme for this weekend will be 'Christmas'. 

And if you haven't visited RIUH yet, you should definitely head over this weekend as this is their last event for 2017. Details as below:

Date: 2-3 December 2017
Time: 10am-9pm
Venue: APW Bangsar
Admission: Free

Here are some of the best things you can do there:

1. Snap some Instagrammable shots of RIUH's special Christmas art installations

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Besides feasting on the yummy food, you can also expect to be wow-ed by the Christmas tree that the RIUH team has set up. They will also feature some beautiful art installations by Jun Ong and Kyle E from Pow Ideas, an architecture, design, and art agency. 

2. Try out the exclusive Merry Chaimes iced chai latte

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RIUH and Pulp by Papa Palheta are collaborating for this very special Christmas beverage, only available in December!

3. Learn to make special handmade gifts at the 6-in-1 Craftiviti workshop

What's special at RIUH this weekend is their 6-in-1 crafts workshop, where you'll be able to learn how to make scented soap bars, sun-printed handkerchiefs, aroma plaster ornaments, resin magnets, wax-beads candles, and whipped lotion made from natural oils. 

You'll need to pay an registration fee for the workshop. Do register earlier as they're having an early bird promotion right now - just RM99 to learn six different crafts!

4. Watch a live performance of the magunatip - a traditional bamboo dance from Sabah

Catch the famous bamboo dance from Sabah and other stellar performances, brought to you by the Cultural Economy Development Agency (CENDANA) of Malaysia. You can catch the magunatip dance at 1:45pm each day.

Besides that, there will also be a live performance of the traditional Malay joget. Other acts include singer Priscillia Xavier, the Casa String Quartet, the duet band Kita:Orang, and YouTube musician Wan Imar. 

5. Shop from a range of artisanal products for the holidays

Whether it's shopping for Christmas or New Year's gifts, RIUH has got you covered! You can find everything from handmade batik to clothes and accessories for pets at the many pop-up stores in RIUH! Just like this super cute bow tie for puppies:

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There's also a special Grab promo code you can use to get to RIUH

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Just key in 'GRABRIUH' when you're booking a ride to APW Bangsar. Come early as this is limited to the first 500 rides of each day. 

So mark your calendars, 'cause it's gonna be a jolly day out at RIUH this weekend

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