WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT OCT

What you need to do, see, hear, and talk about this month

Marie Claire (Malaysia) - - Calendar -

1 KUALA LUMPUR

1 Oc­to­ber Malaysia Marathon Kuala Lumpur 2017 The Malaysia Marathon pro­motes cul­tural ex­change and aims to con­nect most of Europe and Asian coun­tries through sports tourism. The marathon event is set to ex­pect 10,000 tourists from China alone. www.malaysia-marathon.com

2 AUSTRALIA

10-20 Oc­to­ber Glow Win­ter Arts Fes­ti­val 2017 The city of Ston­ning­ton lights up after dark, suf­fus­ing the com­mu­nity in a host of light­ing in­stal­la­tions by creative artists, such as Alice’s Gar­den whereby enor­mous mush­rooms and flow­ers blos­som in lights. www.glowfes­ti­val.com.au

3 UNITED KING­DOM

5-11 Oc­to­ber Papa Roach UK Tour 2017

The Amer­i­can rock band from Cal­i­for­nia fa­mous for their nu-metal smash hit Last Re­sort are set to woo au­di­ences at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions in Eng­land. www.pa­paroach.com

KUALA LUMPUR

12-15 Oc­to­ber Art Expo Malaysia 2017 The Art Expo Malaysia (AEM) will be cel­e­brat­ing its 11th edi­tion in 2017. The long­est run­ning in­ter­na­tional art fest in South­east Asia, it fea­tures 60 es­tab­lished and rep­utable art galleries from 30 coun­tries, ex­hibit­ing 2,000 pieces of art­work in­clud­ing paint­ings, sculp­tures, in­stal­la­tion and pho­tog­ra­phy, all un­der one roof. www.ar­t­ex­po­ma­laysia.com

4 KUALA LUMPUR

14-15 Oc­to­ber The El­ton John Ex­pe­ri­ence Greg An­drew has trav­elled ex­ten­sively through­out Australia and in­ter­na­tion­ally, earn­ing the rep­u­ta­tion as one of the best El­ton John im­per­son­ators in the world. Be pre­pared to be ser­e­naded by some of Sir El­ton John’s clas­sics: Can You Feel The Love Tonight, Blue Eyes and Part Time Love. www.el­ton­john­ex­pe­ri­ence.com

6 SIN­GA­PORE

7 Oc­to­ber Pink Rib­bon Walk 2017 Breast Can­cer Foun­da­tion is bring­ing back the an­nual Pink Rib­bon Walk this Oc­to­ber. Its 20th an­niver­sary, this year’s walk will fea­ture a 5km run cat­e­gory, a pink rib­bon pa­rade with a spec­tac­u­lar dis­play of hum­ming­birds, stilt walk­ers and live per­for­mances by BCF sur­vivors, vol­un­teers and cor­po­rate part­ners. www.pinkrib­bon­walk.sg

5 KUALA LUMPUR

14-15 Oc­to­ber Great Thirds at the Malaysian Phil­har­monic Orches­tra (MPO) MPO cel­e­brates the new season with a bang. Fea­tur­ing local pi­anist Foo Mei Yi un­der the ex­pert ba­ton of Bri­tish con­duc­tor Mark Wig­glesworth who’ll be lead­ing the MPO, en­joy clas­si­cal gems such as Rach­mani­nov’s Third Sym­phony, Shostakovich’s ex­hil­a­rat­ing Fes­ti­val Over­ture and Beethoven’s Third Pi­ano Con­certo. www.mpo.com.my

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