Art Highlights

The latest art news, exhibitions and reviews from around the world. LIVE WIRES The Barbican Centre in central London is hosting a ‘festival style’ interactive exhibition exploring the topic of artificial intelligence and the role it...

Event Highlights: July – November 2019

With summer in few swing, here are a few must-see events happening in the coming months. GREEN FINGERS Widely acknowledged to be the world’s largest annual flower show, the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival returns...

Art Highlights

Art updates in Malaysia and beyond. Man Of The People Due to popular demand, the Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur has extended its exhibition on the personal and professional triumphs of...

Highlights: Must-See Summer Events In June and July

Summer is nigh, and we've got you covered with a list of the hottest and most happening events around the world. LIVELY MUSIC Celebrate the summer with music, arts, fashion and food at We The Fest....

How Wesak – Buddhism’s Holiest Day –  Is Celebrated Around The World

Wesak (or Vesak as it is known in some countries) is one of the most important religious festivals in Buddhism. It commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of Siddhartha Gautama, otherwise known as the...

Highlights: Must-See Events From May – July 2019

Celebrate arts and culture with these not-to-be-missed events happening around the world. Dramatic Symphonies The Schubert Centennial Contest in 1928 awarded Swedish composer Kurt Atterberg USD10,000 for his winning 6th Symphony, earning it the nickname The...

Highlights: Must-See Events In April 2019

On the events calendar around the world this month. Easter Extravaganza The Sydney Royal Easter Show is a major annual event in Sydney that combines an agricultural show, fair and amusement park, all into one. Watch...

This Pop Up Insta-Museum in Sydney is the Sweetest Thing Ever

Sweet fun-lovers unite! After a sell-out season in Melbourne and Brisbane in 2018, Sugar Republic - Australia's first pop-up Insta-museum dedicated to the celebration of desserts, candy and all things sweet - has now opened...

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Thaipusam

As Hindus in Malaysia and around the world gear up to celebrate Thaipusam on 21 January, we take a look at six interesting facts about the festival. 1) The name Thaipusam comes from Tamil -...

Warung Panggung: These Malaysian Puppet Masters Are Reviving A Once Popular Art Form

Words Alexandra Wong Photography Courtesy of Malaysian Puppetry Association & Horng Yih Wong Historically a popular form of entertainment in Malaysia, puppet theatre is now largely restricted to a parochial audience, no longer considered a mainstream art form. Consequently, audiences...
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