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March Events 2020: Women’s Day, Charity, and Culture

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March Madness is flying loud and proud this year, but not everything has to be hectic! Here are some events for you to wind down, be a good community member, and all around have some good old fun.

Each for Equal: A Day of Celebration

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In collaboration with All Women’s Action Society (AWAM), celebrate #TheFutureIsFemale with performances, talks, art exhibits, and all manner of positive female energy and empowerment! Come and support equal opportunity and rights for all even by just purchasing foods and drinks, for 15% of all sales will be contributed to AWAM’s fundraisers for people in need.

Date: 7th March 2020
Time: 3.30pm – 11.30pm
Venue: Knowhere Bangsar, 50, Jalan Maarof, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Women’s Day

Malaysian Confessions: Real Entrepreneurs, Real Stories 2020

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Learn to do’s, don’t’s, what if’s, and everything else that could happen to a business from local entrepreneurs who tried, won, or failed. This inspiring story-telling session will share insights and experiences, inspire and entertain, and most importantly teach listeners about life and being a professional. Tickets are available via website link below.

Date: 7th March 2020
Time: 9am – 6pm
Venue: UnionSpace Malaysia, 29-07, Jalan Riong, 59100 Bangsar
Website: Confessions

Kuala Lumpur BlaBla Language Exchange Event

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Come and learn how to speak the languages of the world with this group of fun-loving linguists! Held in the cosy Attic Bar on Jalan Balai Polis in Kuala Lumpur, this 4-hour session will introduce you to the many local languages in Malaysia, the essential ‘rojak’ sentences we use, and other languages you might be keen to pick up after listening to a fluent speaker. Reserve a spot via their Facebook event page!

Date: 12th March 2020
Time: 7.30pm – 10.30pm
Venue: The Attic Bar, No. 15, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000, Kuala Lumpur
Website: Language

Let’s Dance to Still Being Spanish!

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Formerly known as Café Deli, the rebranded El Mesón still proudly carries its intrinsically Spanish roots, and will proudly celebrate their identity with a night of cultural festivities. Expect lots of paella, tapas, sangria, even more vino, and live Spanish dances and guitar! Vamos a la Fiesta!

Date: 13th March 2020
Time: 7pm – 11pm
Venue: El Meson, Café Deli at Desa Parkcity, Persiaran Residen, 52200 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Spanish

Rockaway Festival 2020

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Since its inaugural gathering of local rock stars in 1999, Malaysia’s biggest rock festival is back to celebrate even more local and upcoming international talents! This cosy, open-air stage is bound to excite even the oldest of rockers with its old-school approach to festivals ala Woodstock glory days. Tickets are available via Galactix.asia.

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Date: 14th and 15th March 2020
Time: 12pm – 11pm
Venue: Car Park B, Stadium Bukit Jalil, Jalan Barat, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Rock On

Carefugees Charity Bazaar Extravaganza

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The Feed A Family ’20 Campaign is set to be launched to gather food aid for refugee families across Malaysia in conjunction with the charity bazaar, so remember to be generous in your spending limit! From Palestinian soaps to Uyghur dishes, and many other representatives of marginalised communities, be a part of making the world a better place for these families.

Date: 14th and 15 March 2020
Time: 10am – 9pm
Venue: Bangsar Shopping Centre (BSC), T117A, 285, Jalan Maarof, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Carefugees

Not The Usual Indian Bazaar

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It’s never a party in Malaysia without some Indian influence! Come by this market featuring many Indian delicacies, decor, and dressings to get a beautiful eyeful of culture and creativity, and get some henna done while you’re at it.

Date: 14th and 15th March 2020
Time: 11am – 7pm
Venue: The School, No. 72A, Jalan Universiti, 46200 Petaling Jaya
Website: Indian

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

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Watch hot air balloons in various shapes and sizes as you enjoy the sights around Putrajaya, Malaysia’s administrative capital. During this event, visitors can watch ballooning competitions, enjoy hot air balloon rides, and other fun activities such as a food bazaar and an exciting Night Glow event. Admission is free, but tickets will need to be purchased for rides and food.

Date: 19th – 22nd March 2020
Time: 8am -7pm
Venue: Precinct 2, Putrajaya
Website: Hot Air Balloon

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

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How do you think you’d fare if you were neighbours with Beethoven? This dramatic presentation by the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra introduces Christoph, who encounters the torment of Beethoven’s deafness and the beauty of his most memorable work. Featuring pieces such as the Moonlight Sonata, Für Elise, and the dramatic 5th Symphony, come and enjoy a fun afternoon with the whole family listening to one of history’s greatest music composers.

Date: 21st March 2020
Time: 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Venue: Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, PETRONAS Twin Towers, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Beethoven

Irish Music Night

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Richard Sykes and the Kaki Keltic Irish Band teams up with Bangsar’s Southern Rock Seafood to bring you a night of music and good food such as free Guinness or White Wine with a serving of Irish Stew and Southern Rock’s famous seafood.  Held every third Saturday of the month, enjoy this special 4-course dinner for RM88 nett with open sessions for Irish musicians. Head over to southernrockseafood.com/shop to book your spots!

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Date: 21st March 2020
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Venue: Southern Rock Seafood, 32 Jalan Kemuja, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Seafood

For another load of special activities happening during March 2020, stay tuned for a list of Le French Festival 2020 events!




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