Covid-19: Malaysian performing arts communities crippled


Popular performing arts venue KLPac will be shut until March 31. Several other major arts venues in Malaysia have also announced shutdowns in line with the Government's restrictive movement order to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: KLPac

Malaysian performing arts and theatre venues will take a big hit when the Government’s restricted movement order to contain the Covid-19 outbreak comes into effect on March 18.

Major performing arts venue the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLPac) will be shutting its doors for the first time since it opened in 2005.

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