AU­GUST

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6 to 7

SE­LAN­GOR IN­TER­NA­TIONAL IN­DIGE­NOUS ARTS FES­TI­VAL Se­lan­gor, Malaysia: The Se­lan­gor In­ter­na­tional In­dige­nous Art Fes­ti­val 2016 cel­e­brates the her­itage of the in­dige­nous peo­ple in Se­lan­gor, such as the Mah Meri tribe, Te­muan, Senoi and many oth­ers. The event will also fea­ture spe­cial ap­pear­ances by tribes from the ASEAN re­gion in­clud­ing the Philip­pines, Viet­nam, Thai­land, Cam­bo­dia and In­done­sia. tourism­se­lan­gor.my

11 to 13

WAY OUT WEST FES­TI­VAL Gothen­borg, Swe­den: A three­day mu­sic event held an­nu­ally each year in Au­gust, the Way Out West hosts var­i­ous mu­sic artists rang­ing from rock to elec­tronic and hiphop. This year’s head­lin­ers in­clude pow­er­houses Mor­ris­sey and Sia. Day events are com­pli­mented with af­ter-hours per­for­mances at di­verse lo­ca­tions around the city such as film show­ings and talks. way­outwest.se

18 to 21

ASIA FOOD FES­TI­VAL Pe­nang, Malaysia: In con­junc­tion with Visit Malaysia Year 2016, the Chefs As­so­ci­a­tion, Pe­nang Chap­ter has or­gan­ised the in­au­gu­ral bi­en­nial Asia Food Fes­ti­val (AFF) 2016, held at the newly re­fur­bished Sub­ter­ranean Pe­nang In­ter­na­tional Con­ven­tion and Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre (SPICE). Based on the theme “Cel­e­brat­ing Our Culi­nary Cul­tural Di­ver­sity”, which also re­flects Pe­nang’s di­verse cul­tural her­itage of Chi­nese, Ny­onya, Malay and In­dian eth­nic­i­ties, the event high­lights the sheer range of lo­cal culi­nary de­lights through work­shops, sem­i­nars and ex­hi­bi­tions. asi­afood­fes­ti­val.com.my

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