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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Get Ready for The Hottest Fusion of Art & Fashion Show in Johor Bahru

Fashion Lovers! Are you excited for the hottest fashionevent in Johor Bahru? Perspective; The Runway is coming back this year with SIX fabulous designers including two with international fame. Get ready to witness the seamless fusion of art and fashion.

The Perspective this year features exclusive collections by
♥️ Tom Abang Saufi, the renowned fashion powerhouse is bringing her creative energy to Johor Bahru – lookout for colourful batik and native Sarawakian motifs in what’s sure to be a breathtaking headline show!

♥️ Ritesh Kumar, who was trained in Italy and based in India, will showcase his signature aesthetic with an eclectic yet versatile collection for women. Not only that – Ritesh will be painting a dress LIVE on the runway. This is definitely going to be one of a kind! 

♥️ Thai designer Sorn will be heading south this September along with her intricate and elegant Peranakan-inspired designs with a Siamese twist.

♥️ Fashion circuit veteran Lagenda’s delicate and exquisite dresses are sure to be a show-stopping feast for the eyes.

♥️ The young blood, the up-and-coming designers from Limkokwing Fashion Club will add their chic and contemporary new looks to the fray;

♥️ And last but not least – the winner of Perspective; The Project’s first season Wawal Ali is set to debut his bold and funky new collection to the world!

What is more exciting? 
Johor Princess Tunku Tun Aminah Maimunah Iskandarian will be gracing the event and Dato' Tiffanee Marie Lim, Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing's daughter will be there too! 

The details of the premier fashion event is as shown, 
Venue: Grand Ballroom, Doubletree by Hilton, Johor Bahru
Date: 23rd September 2018 
Time: 8.00 PM
Ticket Price: RM 200 (VVIP), RM 100 (VIP), RM 50 (Regular) 

Get your ticket now at


Til we meet again, 
xoxo 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Joanne Kam Poh Poh: Malaysia's Sambalious Queen of Comedy


To all comedy lovers! Malaysia’s Sambalious Queen of Comedy’s Joanne Kam Poh Poh will be showcasing her comedy at the 15th JB Arts Festival 2018! Through this Comedy show - Joanne Kam Poh Poh gives you more than LEMAK in your Nasi in her new one Woman Comedy Special – Joanne Kam: La La Lian Nationwide Tour. 

With BRAND NEW MATERIAL in a 90 minute show, Joanne showcases her complexity in writing and wit - taking audiences on a whirlwind journey of an animated child who grew up to be Malaysia's longest running stand up comedian. 

Weaving a unique blend of comedy and storytelling, let Joanne take you on a roller coaster of emotions as she gets up close and personal, sharing experiences from her 26 years in the entertainment industry. Her struggles, accomplishments and achievements, are just the tip of the iceberg. Come journey with this wonder of a woman, as she gives you an insight to how a feisty, determined individual turned herself into Malaysia's Comedy Sweetheart!

I'll see you there!
Venue: Permata Ballroom, Puteri Pacific Hotel 
Date: 18 September 2018 
Time: 8.00 pm 
Ticket Prices: RM68 (VIP), RM58 (Economy)

Till we meet again, 
xoxo

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Educate, Engage and Empower at the Johor Arts Festival 2018

Do you agree with me that the most meaningful thing in this world is to educate, engage and empower the community? Johor Arts Festival has been doing it for the past 15 years and they are still doing their best in shaping the soul of the community through ARTS.
Speech by Festival Director, Suzie Yap during the launch of 15th Johor Arts Festival (15JohorAF) 
Festival director, Suzie Yap said that The Johor Society for the Performing Arts (JSPA) which organises the festival yearly is extremely proud of its achievements throughout the years. She thanked the community, the government and private organisations for their support and hoped that they would continue to do so in years to come.

“Fifteen years ago, when we started this, we reached out to as many schools as possible and we managed to plant the art-loving seed in them. Now, they keep coming back to our festival. They bring their friends, their spouses, their children and slowly the art community grows,” she said during the launch of the 15th Johor Arts Festival (15JohorAF) held at the Persada Johor International Convention Centre on Sept 3.
The launch of 15JohorAF coincided with a breathtaking performance by the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) entitled from Mozart to Totoro.

The performance included:
♥️ Mozart Marriage of Figaro Overture
♥️ Mozart Symphony No. 40 in G minor
♥️ Local Composer, Vivian Chua Mercu Kegemilangan (Chamber Version)
♥️ Hisaishi Kimi Wo Nosete, music from Castle in the Sky
♥️ Hisaishi My Neighbour Totoro




The conductor surprised the audience with the Totoro's outfit. 
Loud applause by the audience. 
From L to R
Festival Director, Suzie Yap; Conductor of Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Naohisa Furusawa; Johor Women Development and Tourism Committee Chairman, Liow Cai Tung
I enjoyed the 2 hours performance very much and had the chance to take picture with the conductor in Totoro suit! My emotions flew with the performance from the melancholic, tragic and sadness from the Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K550 to the fantastic worlds of Hayao Miyazaki. 
15th Johor Arts Festival 
Date: Sept 1 until Sept 23
There will be an array of performances which includes,
a stand up comedy show by Joanne Kam,
a big band jazz performance called Tarakucha! by Sean Ghazi and Ida Mariana,
Listen Differently: Vision String Quartet
Perspective; the Runway 2018,
(Ps: You can read my post on Perspective 2017 if you haven't)
 forums, exhibitions, film screenings and many many more.

For more information, log on to
Website: www.jspa.org/15johoraf 
Facebook: JSPA’s Facebook page.

Till we meet again, 
xoxo 

Monday, September 3, 2018

Get Your First-Hand Beauty Insights at Korean Fashion Pink Party by Nami

Inspired by Korean fashion? With the theme 'Saranghae Unnie', you must not miss the ONLY Korean fashion pink party in Johor Bahru by Nami Accesory! The event aims to promote trendy Korean fashion styling and hence there will be a list of exciting activities on the day! 
The highlights of the day include: 
♥️ Purchase the selected accessories with only RM1 
♥️ Win attractive prizes from lucky draw, which include;
S'aime bag
Nami Swarovski necklace 
Korean pianist musical concert ticket 
♥️ Learn the tips on your skincare routine from Dr Marine Choo, the founder of MODE Medical Group
♥️ Professional makeup tips by K'ng Bridal Stylist and Korean Hairstyling by The Stage.


Korean Fashion Pink Party 
9 September 2018 
12pm-10pm 
Nami Accesory 
L1-08, Blok B, Akademik Suite, 
Jalan Austin Heights Utama, 
Taman Mount Austin 
Johor Bahru 81100

RSVP at: 


Nami Accesory (Johor Bahru) 
Address:
 L1-08, Blok B, Akademik Suite, 
Jalan Austin Heights Utama, 
Taman Mount Austin 
Johor Bahru 81100

Till we meet again, 
xoxo


Monday, August 27, 2018

Staycation @ Element Hotel Kuala Lumpur by Westin

Traveling to Kuala Lumpur for vacation?
Why not check out the Element Hotel Kuala Lumpur by Westin- the tallest eco friendly building. Standing at 274-metre height in Ilham tower, Element hotel consists of 252 well-appointed rooms, meeting rooms, all-day-dining restaurant and bar. The 39th floor comes with spa, in-door swimming pool, gym and exercise room.


Checking in to the Element Hotel around 2am didn't affect the outstanding service. The hotel lobby is located on the 40th floor, with the gorgeous decor and 360-degree skyline city view that overlooked the KL city center.


Checking into our room, we are delighted to find out that it comes with kitchen and spacious living room. Walking into the room, it is a comfortable king-sized bed and bathtub.



Soaking in the bathtub makes you feel like home. 
As it is in the middle of the night, the bed attracts us the most. There is a TV in the room which offers a variety of channels.

TRACE Restaurant
The room comes with complimentary breakfast. The breakfast buffet offers a variety of food and it can definitely satisfy your cravings.


Indoor Swimming Pool 
The indoor swimming pool is gorgeous and it allows you to swim your heart out with the magnificent city view.  

Gym

The hotel is only a minute walk to Ampang Park LRT Station and it is just one stop away from KLCC. It allows you to explore the Petronas twin tower conveniently. 


My Verdict 
I enjoyed my 3 nights stay in Element. It is easily accessible through public transport and allows you to travel around Kuala Lumpur during your stay. After a tiring day, you will be greeted by the comfortable king sized bed, the spacious living space with complimentary WiFi. It makes you feel like home. The curtain are blackout and what is worth mentioning is each room has a filtered tap as the hotel is plastic-bottle free. The service and facilities are great and it is indeed an incredible place to stay!

Element Hotel Kuala Lumpur By Westin
Ilham Tower, no.8, Jalan Binjai, 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 50450
03-2771 3388

Sabai Sabai Thai Food Festival 2018

Big variety of Thai Products now available on sale
Experience the rich Thai culture, food and a plethora of offerings at the ‘Sabai Sabai Thai
Food Festival 2018’! Jointly organized by the Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce of Thailand (DITP), HeroMarket and HPG Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd, the festival took place at all 24 HERO Market outlets from 3 – 31 August. 2018. An opening ceremony was carried out at Berjaya Time Square on 3 August 2018, and a similar second ceremony was conducted at HeroMarket Desa Tebrau Johor on 16 August 2018.
Ms Patha Wutipan, Minister Counsellor for Commercial Affairs, Department of International Trade Promotion delivering her opening speech
Ribbon cutting ceremony:  Left to Right: Mr  Soh VLeong, Managing Director – HPG Marketing, Ms  Patcha Wutipan,   Minister Counsellor for Commercial Affairs, Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Mr  Francis Teng   Director – Hero Market
Sabai Sabai, which literally translates to being happy, relaxed or comfortable, perfectly embodies the
Thai culture and lifestyle. The festival took on this theme and featured a wide range of Thai food
products and snacks brought to Malaysia in selected Hero Market stores. There were special-priced
offers for selected Thai products.

“We are excited to be part of the ‘Sabai Sabai Thai Food Festival 2018’ as we promote Thailand
products and culture with our customers. We are heartened to be working together with Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce of Thailand for this initiative and look forward to similar collaborations in the future,” said Francis Teng, Director of HeroMarket
More than 500 skus being imported for this event: exclusively at HeroMarket
During the festival, a range of new products was launched in Malaysia. These included innovative fruit snacks from J Fruit, famous Thai confectionery brand– HACKS, Japanese rice crackers - Doca, fried shrimp and crab chips - Manora,Pocky choco sticks, crispy fish snacks – ‘Madam Fish’, rice crisps – Tawan, roasted peanuts snacks – Otori, sweet tamarind from Tamarind House as well as snacks and beverages from international brands that are produced in Thailand such as Schweppes +C Lemon Flavour Soft Drink, Malee 100% juices, Birdy 3-in-1 coffee, Hales Blue Boy Syrup and many, many more. Malaysian consumers can also get special priced offers from existing brands ranging from confectioneries and beverages.

Apart from the in-store promotions, two major outlets featured special activities in conjunction with the‘Sabai Sabai Thai Food Festival 2018’. The opening ceremony held at Berjaya Times Square and was officiated by Ms Nipa Nirannoot, Minister Counselllor, Royal Thai Embassy on 3 August, 2018.
A similar ceremony was conducted at HeroMarket, Desa Tebrau, Johor Bahru. The ceremony was
officiated by Ms Patcha Wutipan, Minister Counsellor, Department of International Trade Promotions,on 16 August, 2018.

Consumers from the South, can visit Desa Tebrau Johor Bahru and enjoy more Thai cultural
performances alongside a Thai food festival and international bazaar. There were Thai cultural
performances and workshops that showcased Thailand’s exquisite blend of culture and heritage.
On 16 – 18 August 2018, consumers who spend more RM30 at HeroMarket DesaTebrau will receive a free 15-minute Thai massage courtesy of Than Thara.
Free Massage by Than Thara for every purchase of RM30 and above
During the ‘Sabai Sabai Thai Food Festival 2018, for every RM5 purchase of Thai products at the Hero Market outlets from 3rd to 31st of August 2018, consumers are eligible to participate in a lucky draw to win exciting prizes. 
The first prize winner will receive two return flight tickets to Phuket with accommodation for a 4Day-3Night stay;
while the second prize winner stands a chance to win two return flight tickets to Hua Hin, with accommodation for a 3Day-2Night stay. 
The third prize winner will receive a hamper worth RM500
fourth prize: a hamper worth RM300 and 
fifth prize: a hamper worth RM200.

For more information about the ‘SabaiSabai Thai Food Festival2018’, please visit
xoxo

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Rhapsody Music Festival Gala Concert Part 2

If you have been reading my post, you would have known that I share about the Rhapsody Music Festival here. I attended the Rhapsody Music Festival over the last weekend and it was indeed a wonderful experience. 


I brought my sister along and she was overjoyed with the experience as well. 

Can't wait for the performance to start.



The appearance of I Giardini. 
Their performance featured Schumann Piano Quartet in Eb majoe, op.47 & Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor, K478. 
It was an impressive live performance. The quartet from Schumaann has 4 moments and it was deeply romantic and emotional. The Mozart's pieces stunned the audience with joy.  
Everyone was deeply into the performance and presented their biggest applause at the end of the performance. 

The participants of the master class received their certificate and took photo with the artists

We enjoyed ourselves at the gala concert and we ended our day with a photo! 

For more information, visit their
I shall end the post with a short clip from the night! Hope you enjoy it! 

Till we meet again, 
xoxo

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