Hubs for Good: British Council Forum

Monday 11 March
Time: 8.45-16.00
Venue: Aloft KL Sentral

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This forum is an opportunity for World Summit participants to gather with creative hub leaders from Malaysia, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Europe to learn more about creative hubs and the role they play in the creative sector, as spaces for collaboration, learning and support. It will also offer the opportunity for participants to meet potential collaborators in Southeast Asia, as well sector and government leaders from around the world.

Free transport will be provided between the Pullman Hotel and the venue. If you have any questions related to the event, please contact us at

This session is organised and hosted by the British Council.

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Delegate Speed Meeting

Monday 11 March
at Pullman One, Pullman kuala lumpur city centre hotel

The Delegate Speed Meeting session is an opportunity to meet your fellow delegates in a relaxed setting, before the programme officially opens. Meetings will be short and sweet at two minutes each, so you can introduce yourself to others and put names to faces before formal proceedings begin. We will bring the stopwatch; all you need to bring is the conversation! No registration required. 

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Bertentang Mata

Thursday 14 March
Time: 17.00-19.00
Venue: pullman one, Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel

Bertentang Mata is a networking event for Summit delegates and Malaysian artists alongside the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture. Bertentang Mata is organised by CENDANA and in collaboration with Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF).

Bertentang Mata means eye-to-eye which sees a gathering of international and local cultural practitioners, art leaders, policy makers, meeting each other in this vibrant city of Kuala Lumpur. Bertentang Mata offers guests the chance to connect after the Summit, enabling great minds to network while enjoying a line-up of Malaysia’s contemporary and cross-disciplinary performances.

In addition, CENDANA together with Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) will be launching the Mobility Funding Guide – Malaysia, an initiative that maps out funding opportunities for the artists and cultural workers in Malaysia to showcase their projects at the international arena.

To RSVP, click here

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Events Happening in Kuala Lumpur This Week

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CENDANA has put together a mini guide that features various arts and culture activities happening around the city during the week of the Summit. From stand-up comedy shows, art exhibitions, theatre performances and many more.

Download the event listing brochure here and start exploring the city of Kuala Lumpur.

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