Events: What do in Kuala Lumpur this month?

The Man Who Planted Trees

Puppet theatre for the kids! An inspiring story of a shepherd and his dog who plant a forest, acorn by acorn, transforming a barren wasteland into living forest. This hilarious, award-winning production shows us the difference one man (and his dog!) can make to the world. Suitable for children aged 6 and above. More info here.

Dates: 8-13 October
Venue: PJ Live Arts

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SHORT+SWEET Junior Dance

Local dance troupes put on their best performance at KLPAC, with short 5-minute pieces. All dancers are 16 & below. More info here.
Dates: 6 to 7 October (Sat & Sun)
Time: 3pm (2 shows only)
Venue: Pentas 2, The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac)

Upin & Ipin at the MPO

Malaysia’s favourite twins make their very first appearance at Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS. Screening of colourful animations with ‘live’ music by the MPO. Buy tickets here.

Date: 14 October
Times: 2.30PM and 4.30PM
Venue: MPO, Petronas Twin Towers, KLCC

Tickets: RM122 RM94 RM75 RM47

The Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival

The film festival has loads of great documentaries perfect for teens, and in the workshop programme there are few that are suitable for younger ones, too. See the full programme here.

Dates: 22-28 October
Venue: Publika

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Storytelling Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet

Building on last year’s show, A Tale that Must be Told: Macbeth, the KL Shakespeare Players (KLSP) moves on to Romeo & Juliet. This 60-minute interactive storytelling, meant for 7-12 year-olds, includes some of Shakespeare’s language and is designed for the young audiences to sing, chant along and dance. Full details here.

Dates and times: 27 October at 11 AM and 28 October at 15 PM
Venue: Menara Ken, TTDI



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