As the Melaka Art and Performance Festival (MAPFest) 2015 approaches, here are the top 5 tips and guides to this unique festival with lots of fun and exciting activities awaits you.

Explore Melaka on Foot
MAPFest revolves within the city, bringing you a tour around various heritage sites. Remember to bring your camera, sun block, hat, mini towels and a pair of super comfortable walking shoes along!

Within the vicinity of St. Paul’s Hill
Saturday, 28 November – Sunday, 29 November
2:00PM – 6:00PM
Sweat It OUT!
First time in the festival, get active and sweaty with our Parkour master from Russia, Evgenii Timofeev, in this exclusive once-in-a-lifetime Parkour workshop!

A’Famosa Fort
Friday, 27 November
10:00AM – 12:00PM
Learn Your History
Melaka is a city rich of heritage and culture, and we are definitely not missing out this opportunity to bring you an A+ for your upcoming history test. Join us at our forums and Heritage Talk titled ‘Old and New Melaka’.

Wayfarer Guest House
Sunday, 29 November
10:00AM – 12:00PM

Heritage Talk – Old and New Melaka
The Daily Fix Cafe
Friday, 27 November
2:30PM – 4:30PM

Saturday, 28 November – Sunday, 29 November
11:00AM – 3:00PM
Feel the Groove to Live Performances
Who needs headphones and TV screens when you can enjoy various genre of live performances under the roof of a renowned heritage building?

Cerita Pendik 1 and 2
St. Paul’s Hill
Friday, 27 November – Saturday, 28 November
8:30PM – 10:30PM

Eulogy for the Living
St. Paul’s Hill
Sunday, 29 November
8:30PM – 10:00PM
Children Art Exhibition
Discover Malaysia’s future artists with approximately 100 pieces of arts to be displayed. These arts will be sold to raise funds for the restoration of the Sacred Heart Convent’s exhibition hall, which was built before World War II as the dormitory for convent girls.

Children Art Exhibition
Sacred Heart Convent
Thursday, 26 November – Sunday, 29 November
11:30AM – 3:00PM

MAPFest 2015 is produced by Arts and Performance Festival Melaka Sdn Bhd, initiated by E-Plus Entertainment Productions, and supported by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Jabatan Warisan Negara, Malaysia Year of Festivals (MyFEST) 2015, Majlis Bandaraya Melaka Bersejarah (MBMB), Bandar Warisan Malaysia, Tony Yap Company, Perbadanan Muzium Melaka (PERZIM), the Australian High Commission, the Kedutaan Besar Republik Indonesia, the Embassy of France, Alliance Français de Kuala Lumpur, Estadia by Hatten, Institut Français and iM4U (Official Volunteer Platform).

For more information and updates about MAPFest 2015, please visit:
Website :
Facebook : Melaka Art and Performance Festival
Instagram : mapfest

The Melaka Arts and Performance Festival (MAPFest) is an innovative contemporary festival, featuring dance, performance art, visual art, film and music. The festival was incorporated since 2009 by E-Plus Entertainment Productions (M) Sdn Bhd and Art and Performance Festival Melaka Sdn Bhd and has gained high national and international profile. This festival is the largest and only performing arts festival in the world that is conducted in a UNESCO heritage site. MAPFest 2015 is in its seventh year and set to be the core of performing arts festival in Malaysia due to its unique combination of heritage and art.

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