The spirit of giv­ing

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1, Jalan SS18/6

Subang Jaya, Se­lan­gor

Tel: 013-326 7166 (Nadzmi Ma­zlan) / 017-722 8082 (Na­u­fal Adam) Waze: Ruang, SS18, Subang Jaya


In con­junc­tion with Ra­madan, when ev­ery­one is in the spirit of giv­ing, the NGO Small Changes is back with its an­nual fundrais­ing cam­paign. Its vol­un­teers com­prise work­ing adults and stu­dents who are pas­sion­ate about em­pow­er­ing youth through ed­u­ca­tion. Join them as they share the joy of giv­ing, and learn­ing with the com­mu­ni­ties they serve. Please RSVP for at­ten­dance. Time: 2pm10pm.



Worq Space

Glo Da­mansara

699, Jalan Da­mansara

Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 019-7766540 (Nisa) / 011-2409 7747 (Pirvin­sha)

Web­site: www.glob­al­


For the month of Ra­mad­han, Global Peace Malaysia is host­ing an interfaith event gath­er­ing of peo­ple from all walks of life and re­li­gious back­grounds, in­clud­ing refugees in Malaysia, to ap­pre­ci­ate and cel­e­brate unity in diver­sity. Global Peace Foun­da­tion will be col­lab­o­rat­ing with The Picha Project, who will be pro­vid­ing spreads of home­made food made by refugees, as well as ac­com­mo­dat­ing a shar­ing ses­sion by refugees with the com­mu­nity. The aim is to pro­vide an in­clu­sive plat­form for the com­mu­ni­ties to in­ter­act, share and de­velop mu­tual re­spect de­spite dif­fer­ences.

Tick­ets: RM50 per ticket (in­cludes fo­rum by no­table speak­ers, food made by refugees from six dif­fer­ent na­tions, and do­na­tion). Time: 5.30pm-8.30pm.

HAPPY OCEAN MOVIE NIGHT Sun­way Geo Av­enue (Op­po­site Sun­way Med­i­cal Cen­tre) Con­course Area

Jalan La­goon Se­la­tan Subang Jaya, Se­lan­gor

Tel: 012-322 0328 (Amierah Amer) Web­site: (search for: Happy Ocean Movie Night)


In con­junc­tion with their Sus­tain­able Seafood Fes­ti­val and World Ocean Month, WWF Malaysia in­vites fam­i­lies and friends of the ocean to join them for a movie and a doc­u­men­tary screen­ing. Do bring your own mats so you can en­joy the show, pic­nic style! There will be food trucks and free seafood tast­ing, too. Find out what WWF Malaysia is do­ing to keep our seafood sus­tain­able. Ad­mis­sion is free but reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired at the given web­site. Time: 6pm-10.30pm.

YOGA AND MED­I­TA­TION FOR WORLD PEACE Kom­pleks Wisma Tan Sri Jef­frey Cheah

USJ1 Per­siaran Subang Me­wah

Subang Jaya, Se­lan­gor

Tel: (03) 7887 1028 / 012-974 2028 E-mail: pranicheal­ing­

Web­site: www.pranicheal­ing­


Pranic Heal­ing Foun­da­tion of Malaysia is or­gan­is­ing this event in con­junc­tion with In­ter­na­tional Yoga Day. All are wel­come to par­tic­i­pate in this healthy yoga ses­sion and med­i­ta­tion for world peace. Ad­mis­sion is by do­na­tion (min­i­mum RM10). Do­na­tions will go to­wards their char­i­ta­ble work. Time: 9am-1pm.



65-1, Jalan Bangkung Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: (03) 2092 5002 TO­MOR­ROW and SATUR­DAY:

If you’re a lover of clas­si­cal mu­sic, then spend an evening lis­ten­ing to renowned Span­ish cel­list Ivan Tor­res and Span­ish award-win­ning pi­anist Mireia Frutos who will present cello and piano sonatas fea­tur­ing the works of Brahms, De­bussy and Shostakovich. Tor­res has recorded for Span­ish ra­dio, tele­vi­sion and film and has per­formed ex­ten­sively in Spain, Lon­don, Ger­many, France and Italy. A free­lance mu­si­cian, Frutos holds a Mas­ter of Mu­sic from the Liszt Academy in Bu­dapest, and has per­formed around the world. Tick­ets: RM50. Show­time: 9.30pm.

ERIC & CRYS­TAL DUO RECITAL Da­mansara Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre (DPAC)

H-01, DPAC, Em­pire Da­mansara Jalan PJU 8/8, Da­mansara Per­dana Pe­tal­ing Jaya, Se­lan­gor

Tel: (03) 4065 0001 / (03) 4065 0002 / 016-3196765 (Queenie Tan) Face­book: Eric Yip & Crys­tal Lam Duo Recital

JUNE 20:

This recital pre­sented by Kien Strings in­tro­duces two Hong Kong mu­si­cians, cel­list Eric Yip and pi­anist Dr Crys­tal Lam. Yip at­tained his Mas­ter of Mu­sic from the Chicago Col­lege of Per­form­ing Arts un­der the tute­lage of John Sharp and Richard Hirschl. Lam stud­ied piano at the Hong Kong Academy for Per­form­ing Arts ju­nior pro­gramme at the age of five, was awarded schol­ar­ship for Out­stand­ing Merit, and com­pleted her bach­e­lor de­gree with first class honours at the HKAPA. Chil­dren be­low the age of five years are not al­lowed at this event. Tick­ets: RM68 (nor­mal), RM48 (stu­dent/se­nior cit­i­zen/dis­abled), RM61 (Dcard mem­bers; ver­i­fi­ca­tion needed for ticket col­lec­tion). All tick­ets are in­clu­sive of RM3 ticket han­dling fee and 6% GST. Show­time: 8.30pm.



Clarke 2, Level 6

Le Meri­dien Ho­tel

Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 016-712 8859 E-mail: ver­ http: /at­­com­ing­work­shops-in-malaysia/


Meet and learn the sim­ple art of med­i­ta­tion from Shri Aasaanji, a spir­i­tual mas­ter and founder of the Chen­nai, In­di­a­based At­maYoga Foun­da­tion, a non-re­li­gious or­gan­i­sa­tion that pro­motes global peace through in­ner peace. The talk sets the path to ex­pe­ri­ence the un­fold­ing of the hu­man po­ten­tial. He teaches how to raise your vi­bra­tion for per­sonal growth by clear­ing your neg­a­tive en­er­gies to en­able you to break through from the cur­rent state you’re in. Time: 7pm. Shri Aasaanji will also be hold­ing a work­shop on June 17 & 18. Call to en­quire.

‘All I want to do is cre­ate a peace­ful world with the knowl­edge I have ac­quired,’ says Aasaanji. — Aasaanji

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