Events

Running out of things to do to stave off boredom during the Movement Control Order? Here are some ideas to keep the fun alive indoors:


 Cooking

Level up your cooking skills with Pearly Kee, as she releases weekly cooking tutorials of Malaysia’s favourite local dishes.

Click here for link access: youtube.com/watch?v=r58Z0CFR7kw

To view more cooking videos, click here: pearlykee.podia.com/


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Culture

Here's your chance to take a deeper dive into the world of Peranakan culture in a series of online videos –⁠⁠ from Nyonya kebaya to kuihs –⁠ with Kenny Loh of Penang Nyonya Culture.

Follow his Facebook at facebook.com/penang.nyonya.culture/ for updates.


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Virtual Tour

Go on a virtual tour with Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery. The museum and art gallery offer a wide range of themes through its six permanent galleries: Children’s Gallery, the Bank Negara Malaysia Gallery, Economics Gallery, Islamic Finance Gallery, Numismatics Gallery and Art Gallery.

Website: museum.bnm.gov.my/v2/virtualmuseum/


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Musical

Andrew Lloyd Webber is releasing his full-length, smash-hit Broadway musicals for free each week during the Covid-19 crisis. The initiative titled “The Show Must Go On!” is aimed to entertain fans, while encouraging viewers to donate to a variety of charities. Expect to watch some of his acclaimed musicals such as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, and more. Each musical will only be live for 48 hours, so act fast!

Website: youtube.com/channel/UCdmPjhKMaXNNeCr1FjuMvag


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Read

Though the public libraries remain closed, bookworms can still catch up on reading with free digital books offered by the National Library of Malaysia. The website contains millions of titles and genres to choose from.

Website: u-library.gov.my/portal/


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Science

The Pacific Science Center is offering live stream science shows, which are a handy way to keep your brain from turning into oatmeal during the MCO. Upcoming shows include the “Amazing Psychic Powers” and “Live Snakes.” Make sure to check back regularly, the team is working on adding more shows!

Website: pacificsciencecenter.org/live-science-stage/


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Animals

The Melbourne and Werribee Open Range Zoos are live streaming for families at home! Catch snow leopards, kangaroos, echidnas and more doing what they do best: eating and whiling their days away. A bit like us right now, to be honest.

Website: zoo.org.au/animal-house/


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Film

Attention Francophiles! MyFrenchFilmFestival.com is offering the best short films from the past 10 editions for free. The Stay Home edition is a selection of more than 50 short films, subtitled in many languages, and is available throughout the world until April 27, 2020.

Website: https://www.myfrenchfilmfestival.com/en

 

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Theatre

Calling all theatre buffs! The National Theatre (At Home) will be streaming productions like Jane Eyre and Treasure Island for a limited time on YouTube. Make sure to catch them while you can.

For more info, visit nationaltheatre.org.uk/nt-at-home



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