Experience theatrical performances with a touch of culture from all over the world!
The school holidays may be here, but not for these youths as they prepare to compete at the International Youth Culture & Arts Festival (IYCAF) 2019!
Certified by the Malaysian Education Ministry, here are 5 things you need to know about this largest multiracial arts & culture festival:
1. An immersive theatre experience
Deemed as South-East Asia’s largest theatre hall, with a seating capacity of more than 2000 seats and a 360 ̊ rotating audience platform, the IYCAF is sure to bring you a performance that you’ll remember.
2. Hosting students from over 7 countries
A whopping 800 students from around the world including China, Russia, Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, India, Taiwan and Malaysia will be competing for the centre stage at the various competition categories of the IYCAF 2019.
3. Celebrating culture & art in all of its diversity
Students at the IYCAF will be competing in various performing arts categories, including music, theatre, dance, multiracial calligraphy, filming and many more! Audiences are in for a treat with these performances, bringing a taste of culture from all over the world!
4. Learn from the very best!
The IYCAF will also provide masterclasses from our very own local personalities in the Performing Arts Industry, including Kif Valentine, Lee Cheng Wai, Anthony Meh, Suzuki Cheng, and many more others.
5. Challenging the students to their best potential
Performers will compete at Malaysia this August 14th – August 17th before qualifying to the Grand Finale in China on December 2019. The festival that prioritizes “self-challenge” rewards any performances who have managed to meet the mark of each category.
The IYCAF 2019 is happening on August 16th – August 17th at Encore Melaka. For more ticketing details, find out more through their website here.
Address: Encore Melaka, No. 3 Jalan KSB – Impression 8 Impression City, Kota Syahbandar, 75200, Melaka
Will you be heading to the IYCAF 2019? Let us know in the comments!
Header image credits: IYCAF