JB:IFC Event Picks of the Month: April

March 29, 2017


The first quarter of the year is coming to an end, can you believe it? Well, we have yet again compiled some of our favourite events, happening this month in Johor Bahru and across the borders! So, block your dates and see you guys there!


1. KOZO & JTNC Release Party at Bev C



Local fashion favourite, Bev C is opening its doors to two new labels from the regional scene - KOZO and JTNC. Being relatively new, KOZO makes impeccable ready-to-wear pieces with designs that are classic and timeless. JTNC adds in to the street wear element to the apparel collective, with simple-yet-distinct designs and a good amount of distressing on vintage denim.


1st April, 7pm to 10pm 
Bev C Apparel Store
Please RSVP with your first and last name by Thursday, to: rsvp@bevc.com.my


2. Hands On Tour (H.O.T.) @ Johor Bahru



They are back for a show in Johor Bahru, and this time it is in conjunction to the 20th Anniversary of the Hands Percussion! For one night only, they bring us not only a performance, but there will also be a talk about the search for identity and the preservation of tradition. So, don't miss out on this cool event!


1st April, 3pm-4.30pm

F.G.S. Hsingma Temple


3. Through The Ages - A Musical Journey



Featuring works from the best of the best through the ages, catch the Muse Strings Ensemble with guest performer, Jonathan Oh who's also the Artistic Curator of the Johor Bahru Classical Music Festival 2017, at this one-night-only event. If there's one event this month to give you a gist of  the classical music scene in Malaysia, this is the one you do not want to miss!


2nd April, 7.30pm

Foon Yew High School, Johor Bahru


4. Kulai Proud 2017



Take a short day trip to Kulai for a one-day-only festival with performances by local independent bands and acts, music video and album launches, poetry and a string of vendors for your gastronomic pleasure!  

1st April, 10am

STAGE Container Park, Kulai


5. Viper Challenge Johor



The Viper Challenge is back for another round with all-new mud-drenching obstacles, new challenging terrains and a whole new experience! Prepare yourself and make sure your team is all set to navigate through 15km and a total of 18 obstacles! Register soon as the finish line awaits you.


30th April, 7am-12pm

Sunway Iskandar City Nusajaya


Across the Border:


Singapore International Jazz Festival 2017 is on their 4th edition and it's back bigger and cooler than ever - featuring the likes of Corrinne Bailey Rae, David Foster and friends, Chaka Khan Dira Sugandi, Thirdstory and the list goes on. 


31st March - 2nd April

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore


In love with arts, design and independent  trinklets? Check out the Art + Design Market organized by the awesome people at BooksActually next weekend. They do an array of funky and insightful events that surrounds the literary scene in the region, so if literary floats your boat, see you there!


8th - 9th April, 11am-7pm

The Substation Gallery, Singapore



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