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Sunday March 13, 2011

Sunday Events


Matta Fair 2011

If you’re thinking of going on a vacation, do not miss the Matta travel fair that is open from 10am to 9pm today at the Putra World Trade Centre, Jalan Tun Ismail, KL. Held twice annually, this is the place to hunt for holiday bargains. Visit www.mattafair.org.my or call 03-9287 6881 for information.

Masters football

Catch football greats such as Patrick Berger, Steve McManaman, Robbie Fowler, Andy Cole and Bryan Robson in action as their teams vie for the trophy in the EPL Masters Football Malaysia Cup 2011. The four-team (Liverpool, Manchester United, All Stars Masters and Malaysian Masters) tournament is on today from 4.30pm to 8pm at Putra Stadium, Bukit Jalil, KL. Tickets, priced at RM33, are available online at www.fatdeal.com.my or from Victoria Music Centre outlets. For details, visit www.mastersfootballasia.com or call 03-7954 9094.

Bonsai workshop

Learn how to trim and sculpt your plants from experienced bonsai masters every Sunday morning from 10am to 1pm at the Malaysia Bonsai and Suiseki Society at 95, Jalan Rukun 5, Taman Gembira, KL. There is no fixed fee for the eight-week course but students are expected to contribute to the masters’ petrol charges and the society’s miscellaneous expenses. For details and registration, call Lim at 012-614 0379.

Japanese film festival

The critically-acclaimed Seven Samurai is among films from famed Japanese director/producer Akira Kurosawa which will be screened today at 10am, 2pm, 6pm and 8pm at Dewan Kuliah Utama, Akademi Seni Budaya dan Warisan Kebangsaan, 464 Jalan Tun Ismail, KL. For more details, log on to www.jfkl.org.my or call 03-2284 6228. Admission is free.

Soul searching

What do we want in life? A play entitled A Modern Woman Called Ang Tau Mui explores this question as it takes us through the ordinary occurrences in Ang’s life on the day she dies. The play starts at 3pm at The Annexe Gallery, Central Market Annexe, Jalan Hang Kasturi, KL. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.kakiseni.comor call 03-2070 1137.

Orchestra showcase

Head over to the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Tower 2, Petronas Twin Towers, KLCC, Jalan Ampang today to treat yourself to a musical extravaganza directed by Richard Kaufman. Pieces to be showcased include Henry Mancini’s Sons of Italy, Richard Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries and Nikolai Rimsky- Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnol. Tickets are priced from RM15 to RM60 and showtime is at 2.30pm and 4.30pm. For more information, surf to www.mpo.com.my or call 03-2051 7007.

Children reading session

Singapore author Ho Lee-Ling, a former recipient of the Asian Festival of Children’s Content award, will make an appearance at Borders, Bangsar Village II, Jalan Ara, KL, at 3pm.

Education fair

If you’re wondering what course to pursue after secondary school, check out the Facon Education Fair that’s being held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, KL, from 11am to 6pm. With over 100 institutions of higher learning participating, there are plenty of options to explore. More details are available on www.faconex.com. Another higher education event is also taking place at the Mid Valley Megamall, KL from 11am to 6pm. The Education and Further Studies Fair Series 32 organised by Sureworks Sdn Bhd at Halls 1, 2 and 3 at the Exhibition Centre features a host of activities such as career talks and quizzes. To find out more, call 03-6156 1500.

Mime show

Have a dose of fun at Ash in the Ashes, a collective performance comprising up to 10 mime pieces at Auditorium Taman Budaya, Jalan Tun HS Lee, KL, at 9pm. Produced by The Qum Actors, tickets are priced from RM15 to RM30. Ticket bookings can be made by calling Akin Muhammad at 013-276 8260. Further information can be found on http://qumactors.blogspot.com.


Book fair

Enjoy up to 90% discount on books at the Popular Book Fair at Plaza Pelangi, Jalan Kuning, Johor Baru, from now till next Sunday. For details, call Ma’mur Gadafy Abdul Rashid at 07-340 3014.


Speech and language workshop

JPL Training Track is holding a Speech & Language Facilitation Workshop by Pamela Thomas Joseph, a speech language pathologist, from 1pm to 6.30pm at La Salle Centre, St Michael’s Institution, Ipoh. To register, call Coreen at 013-330 1728. Fee is RM150.


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