Does January feels like it’s been going on forever? We’ve got through January together and there’s just another week left in January for us to fill it with fun and interesting activities.
This week, not only do we have events lined for all you social butterflies to attend and meet new crowds, but also competitions for K-Pop stans to join, along with cosplay events for anime fans to take pictures with their favourite characters! Of course, those with artistic souls can also look forward to art showcases and music events for entertainment.
1) Publika Night Market
Date: 28th-30th January
Location: The Square, Publika Shopping Gallery
Shop for a cause at Publika Night Market and give back to the community through organisations like The Asli Co, Beautiful Gate Foundation for the Disabled, Gem & Bread Special Needs Support Group, Helping Hands Penan and Kirtanraw Shine a Light on Autism. Enjoy browsing specially curated handcrafts along with food and beverages products while being entertained by live musicians.
2) BFI Market
Date: 29th-30th January
Location: Rumah Tangsi, Kuala Lumpur
At BFI Market, you will be directly impacting your favourite local brands. Fill your tummy up with the delicious food, and then feed your eyes with the breathtaking art installations. Let’s support our own local market today at BFI Market!
3) KL Collectors’ Market
Date: 5th-6th February
Location: Central Market, Kuala Lumpur
Local thrifters, we have some good news for you. KL Collectors Market is back in town again! With more than 50 booths at this venue, you could get your hands on some old records, music memorabilia, vintage clothing, antiques, and many more!
4) Rantai Art Event
Date: 28th-30th January, 4th-6th February
Location: MyTOWN Shopping Centre
We promised you artistic souls that an art event is lined up specially just for you. So head over to MyTOWN this week and immerse yourself in art exhibitions, participate in art workshops, be entertained by acoustic and poetry sessions, and last but not least, shop your artsy hearts out at the bazaar!
5) Felt Handicraft Workshop
Date: 29th January
Location: KPWKM, Level 3, UTC Pudu Central
Wish to widen your set of skills? Attend a handicraft workshop that’ll teach you how to make a long purse using felt. Not only would you gain a new hobby, but who knows that you might have a knack in this and end up starting your own business!
6) WORQ Chinese New Year Celebration
Date: 27th January
Location: WORQ TTDI, Level 3A, Glo Damansara Shopping Mall, 699, Jalan Damansara Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur 60000
We know what you’re thinking, “Hey, where are the Chinese New Year events?” Don’t worry! We have not only one, but two Chinese New Year events for you this week. You could have a Chinese New Year lunch at WORQ in TTDI and enjoy an array of performances along with activities lined up for you…
7) Chinese New Year Zumba & Potluck
Date: 26th January
Location: Sunwaymas Commercial Centre, 6-2B Jalan PJU 1/3B, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47301
…Or have a healthy Chinese New Year at PJ by dancing those calories away! What’s more fun is the fact that they are also organising a potluck event afterwards. If you stay slightly later, you will have a chance in getting an Ang Pow red packet.
8) K-Pop TikTok Contest
Date: 11th-31st January
Location: 1 Utama Shopping Centre
If you’re a K-Pop stan, you might have already heard the news that there’s a BTS pop-up store in 1 Utama! But what you might not be aware of is the chance of winning a BTS BAK BAK merchandise by just posting a TikTok video. The grand prize is the official BTS hoodie 07, while the consolation prize is still as exciting: a goodie bag that comprises of a TinyTan pocket file, masking tape, pencil case and a face mask!
9) 32cm Ice Cream @ 32 Parfait
Location: Lot 10, Bukit Bintang
Have you been longing to try those tall colourful ice creams in people’s travel photos from overseas? Now you can get one of your own, because 32 Parfait has recently opened in Lot 10, Bukit Bintang to quench your thirst in this scorching hot KL weather with 32cm tall ice creams!
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