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Weekend Of July 16-17: Some Happenings To Get You Off The Couch And Moving

An IKEA party, a lion dance competition, an exhibition on Vorarlberg, some beers and oysters.

BY Sim Wie Boon | Jul 14, 2016 | Culture

IKEA Malaysia 20th Anniversary Party. 

It's been 20 years of packed weekend and holiday furniture shopping along with delicious meatball meals from the Swedish home furnishing giant and they're celebrating it with a bang. IKEA Malaysia's 20th anniversary features a four-day party at both the Mutiara Damansara and Cheras outlets. With 20 fun filled activities, product offerings and giveaways such as free ice creams, hot dog eating competitions and others, this sounds like a pretty swell plan. Check out the full list of happenings here

12th Genting World Lion Dance Championship 2016. 

An annual celebration of the acrobatic art of lion dance, Genting's 12th World Lion Dance Championship 2016 will see reigning champions Kung Seng Keng Lion Dance Association defending their titles this weeken with what is still considered one of the most respected and recognised high-stilt lion dance championship in the world, with the very best lion dance teams from around the world competing to take home the grand prize and the honour of being recognised as ‘the best of the best'.Head on over here to book your tickets now!

Getting Things Done: Evolution of the Built Environment in Vorarlberg. 

One of Austria's most westerly and smallest federal states, Vorarlberg shares its borders with Germany and Switzerland. With a population of a little over 375, 000 inhabitants, the region has seen a building culture develop along a special path since the late
'50s and early '60s. The exhibition will see a critical approach to the development and current state of Vorarlberg's building culture. Curator Dr. Wolfgang Fiel will be sharing an overview of the exhibition, highlighting 50 years of sustained tradition and architectural innovation in Vorarlberg. Check their site out for more. 

Oysters x Craft Beer. 

Ever had oysters with craft beer? Well here's your chance to try it with TAPS Beer Bar as they bring back their Oysters x Craft Beer event this Sunday and upsizing it to a BBQ. Collaborating with Southern Rock Seafood, the awesome menu features six type of osyters, rib eye steaks, chicken, squid and lamb sausages. Hit up their page here for more info!