This is indeed a happening weekend in Malaysia. If the Rainforest World Music Festival is too far for you, you can join the music festival in Penang instead.
Named the Northern Music Festival, this two-day affair is in conjunctions with Georgetown Festival that features more than 40 (that's forty) bands including An Honest Mistake, Cassandra, Incarnation, Love Me Butch and Monoloque. Check out the marketplace for music products and fashion stuff.
Penang Botanic Gardens, Quarry Recreational Park, George Town, Penang
Saturday 14 July–Sunday 15th July, 12nn–12mn
RM20 (single day), RM35 (both days)
Nearer home, if you are in the Klang Valley or KL or Petaling Jaya, head on over to
MTV World Stage, Live In Malaysia
Justin Bieber. Seriously.. and K-pop star, Jay Park, Korean girl group, Kara, even our very own Mizz Nina will be performing at this hot event.
(Btw, Justin Bieber was spotted shopping at Sunway Pyramid, KLCC and Wangsa Walk Mall.)
Surf Beach @ Sunway Lagoon
Saturday 14 July, 3:30pm–2am
Or you could join Bon Odori Festival in Shah Alam.
The 36th Bon Odori Dance Festival will be celebrated on July 14 (today) at the Kompleks Sukan Negara (Panasonic Sports Complex), Section 21, Shah Alam from 5pm.
There will be free shuttle bus from the Shah Alam KTM station to the sports complex from 4pm to 11pm. For details, call 03-2177 2600.
There you have it, plenty on the plate this weekend.