Special events at Central Market

Pasar Seni or the Kuala Lumpur Central Market, has lined up several events in July and August to add some excitement for locals and tourists. The events are as follows:

1Malaysia Mega Sale Photo Contest

Open to all Malaysians and expatriates residing in Malaysia aged 18 and above only. To enter, participants must make a minimum purchase of RM10. The receipt must be exchanged at the Central Market Information counter for an entry form (1 entry form per receipt). The contest period is until Sept 30.

Exhibition and workshop on postcard making (July)

This is a special exhibition featuring interesting postcards including a workshop for those who want to design their own unique postcard. It is open for free to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm at Art Lane, Lower Ground Floor, Central Market Annexe.

Cultural Performance at Kasturi Walk (July and August)

This is a special dance performance by the Citrasari Dance Troupe in Kuala Lumpur. They will perform various traditional Malay dance such as Joget, Zapin and Inang alongside various Indian and Chinese dance performances. The dance performances are held at 9pm from Sunday to Friday at Kasturi Walk.

Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia Dance Performance (July and August)

The Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia Dance Performance will showcase a dance performance from the various races and ethnic groups in Malaysia. It will combine seven dance elements comprising the Malay, Chinese, Indian, the ethnic tribes of Sabah and Sarawak, orang asli and the Siamese. There will also be a singing performance by Sri Kenchana Group who will play live music and sing folk songs in Malay, English, Hindi, Tamil, Arabic as well as Mandarin songs popularised by Teresa Teng. The Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia Dance Performance is held at 9pm every Saturday at Kasturi Walk.

Free Heritage Walk (July and August)

The Central Market Heritage Walk is a special guided tour by Be Tourist for enthusiastic tourist and locals who wish to know more about the history of Kuala Lumpur and its early establishment. The tour is free and begins at 10.30am every day. The meeting point is the Central Market Information Counter.

Malaysian Open Shuffle King Champion-ship 2011 (July)

This is the semi-finals of the dance competition organised by Worldwide Far East Berhad in conjunction with Fiesta Belia 1Malaysia. Consisting of five zones (zone A to zone E). Zone A will perform at the Central Market Stage today from 10am to 9pm. The finalists of Zone A will compete in the finals at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) Selangor.

Chinese Opera (in English) in August

This is a special traditional Chinese drama and musical which will be performed by Choy Him Heong, the oldest and famous Chinese Opera Troupe in Kuala Lumpur. It is also the only opera group who can perform in English. The performance is at 8pm on Aug 13 at the Cen-tral Market stage.

Job Placement Programme

This is an open day walk-in interview from 10am to 5pm on July 9 and 10 for employees whose company is registered under the Labour Department. The interviews will be conducted at the Central Market Walkway, Main Entrance of Central Market.

These events are open for free to the public. For details, visit www.centralmarket.com.my

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