Taking place on the South Bank for the first year, following Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge’s visit, Malaysia Week London 2012 is ready to show off Malaysia’s vibrant culture with Malaysian music, fashion, dance, arts, crafts and food. Over the course of four days, visitors will gain a fascinating insight into what Malaysia has to offer with a wide range of attractions, demonstrations and performances.
Opening on 6 October, there will be free cultural and arts performances, including traditional dances depicting the Malays, Chinese, Indian, Ethnic Sabah and Sarawak cultures, performances of Malaysia contemporary music and stage performances from Istana Budaya’s traditional Malaysian Orchestra.
In addition, demonstrations, exhibitions and displays of traditional crafted items that can be purchased will take place throughout the festival. Batik fabric that is synonymous with traditional Malaysian dress and often used as interior decoration will also take centre stage through demonstrations and a fashion show. Six Malaysian artists will be visiting the event to showcase a variety of paintings and artistic sculptures allowing visitors to meet the creators of their favourite pieces and purchase their artwork.
Tastings of Teh Tarik, Roti Canai, Ice Kacang and traditional fruits will be available. Visitors can also have a go at playing traditional Malaysian games such as Congkak, Batu Seremban and Sepak Bulu Ayam.
Malaysia Week, London is being held on London’s South Bank and has event days running from 6 -10 October.
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