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This month, the JB Arts Festival is back for the 12th year, with events and activities to celebrate Malaysian and international talents from 10 September onwards.

Music performances range from jazz to a-capella, indie, pop and more. Highlights include soul star Najwa, indie rockers Kyoto Protocol, Islamic pop group Raihan, Singaporean jazz folk band The Alleycats and the Suitcase and the rhythmic Afro-Asia featuring Steve Thornton.

You can also see Wayang Kulit Peperangan Bintang for a traditional arts experience with a contemporary twist. Other activities include short film screenings and poetry events.

The 12th JB Arts Festival will take place in Map @ Nusajaya (Lot 1B, Ground floor) and Multimedia University (MMU) from 10 September – 10 October.

For more information, check out their Facebook page and their website here. Admission will vary depending on the event.

Chan Sha Lynn