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Weekend Of May 20-22: Four Awesome Events To Round Off Your Weekend

This weekend, Nawaf picks French music, an Indonesian film and Latin American Festival.

BY Nawaf Rahman | May 19, 2016 | Culture


8th Latin American Festival. An exciting weekend awaits you as the 8th Latin American Festival sambas its way back into the heart of Bukit Bintang this weekend. Nine Latin American and Caribbean embassies – Uruguay, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Venezuela and Mexico will all be showcasing their unique traditions in the form of signature dances, colourful costumes, tasty delicacies and many more. For more information, visit the official Facebook page.

Raphaël: Asean Acoustic Tour. In conjunction with Le French Festival 2016, French singer Raphaël is coming to our shores for a special unplugged concert. Making his first ASEAN tour now, he will serenade fans with tracks from his latest album, Somnambules, in an acoustic set accompanied by a 30-child choir from the Young Choral Academy and le Lycée Français de Kuala Lumpur. For more information, go to their Facebook page.

Apa Jang Kau Tjari, Palupi? Kelab Seni Filem Malaysia has teamed up with Wayang Budiman to hold a screening of Apa Jang Kau Tjari, Palupi? a 1969 Indonesian film directed by Asrul Sani. This first Indonesian international award winning film is about life of Palupi, an unhappy married woman who is still searching for her purpose in life. The screening is free for all, so be there early to nab a seat. For more information, go to their Facebook page.

Latif Mohidin: Modern Sculptures, 2007-2015. The Edge Galerie is pleased to present a solo art exhibition entitled “Latif Mohidin: Modern Sculptures, 2007-2015”. The show features 31 modern sculptures that the eminent Malaysian artist, Latif Mohidin has worked on for the past eight years. Known mostly for his paintings, this is his first solo sculpture show made mostly from metal and resin. The exhibition is open now until 25th May. For more information, go to The Edge Galerie website.