Prestige Planner: GWKL 2021, KLWKND 2021, and more in Kuala Lumpur this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Whether you prefer to stay safe indoors or need to get out for some air (while following SOPs of course!), we’ve got an event for you.

From virtual art forums to walkabouts around discreet corners of Kuala Lumpur, there are some interesting happenings going on this weekend. So pull out your calendar app, grab some friends, and get ready for a fun-filled weekend.

Here are some virtual and in-person events happening in Kuala Lumpur this weekend (November 27-28):

Main image credit: GWKL

GWKL 2021 is back with both virtual and in-person events for you to check out, kicking off today until December 14. The event celebrates multi-disciplinary narratives and practices of contemporary creativity and culture, through accessible and inclusive programming. 

The programming presents a quality, eclectic vision with features from participating institutions, galleries, project spaces, artists and collections, held in venues around the city. The 2021 Luminary Forums will take place virtually this year.  giving every attendee front row seating during the forum.

A new addition this year is Walkabouts. GWKL 2021 is offering four guided walkabouts for guests from December 1-4 2021 where you can experience heritage, iconic sites, buildings, public art, and more. Book your spot on the official website.

Image credit: GWKL

KLoé Hotel is hosting KLove Market this weekend where you can check out favourite homegrown fashion, beauty, accessories, lifestyle, and home decor brands.

Taking over the second floor of KLoé Hotel, each day will feature 17 local artisans and crafters that are specially curated by Traders Market such as Antonia Ghazlan Vintage, Lilin + Co, Studio Kittuco, Little Abarcas, and more. Strict SOP guidelines will be enforced so make sure to wear your mask and observe social distancing at all times.

Image credit: KLoé Hotel on Facebook 

If you’re interested in luxury cards, head over to Bangsar Shopping Centre to witness a showcase of luxury, innovation and precision in the Mercedes-Benz E 200 facelift.

A complimentary Limited-Edition Mercedes-Benz Selfie Stick Tripod with LED Fill Light is yours when you purchase a vehicle exclusively at the roadshow. The roadshow will be held from 26 November to 2 Dec, from 10 am to 10 pm.
Image credit: Cycle and Carriage on Facebook 

KLWKND 2021 s a series of arts and cultural programmes happening in the heart of KL as part of Art in the City organized by the Cultural Economy Development Agency.

Held from 25 November to 28 November, downtown KL will become a vibrant hub of arts and culture with four days of programming ranging from dance, music, opera, fashion, architecture, food, visual arts, design, creative products, traditional crafts, literature, history and more.

Image credit: REX KL on Facebook 

 

Learn more about Malaysia’s indigenous culture and identity through various activities from dance performances, puppetry performance, arts and crafts to food tasting at the launch of Gallery Gerimis, held from 27th to 28th  November from 11.30 am to 6pm at GMBB. 

Here, you’ll receive first-hand knowledge from the Orang Asli as they share their mythical and folklore stories through a storytelling performance known as Cermor x Sewang. You can also get a taste of their staple foods such as cassava, rice and chicken cooked in bamboo. Check out the full schedule of all the free activities here

Image credit: Gallery Gerimis 

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