9 things to see and do around the world in August

Aug 4, 2017

From a music festival in the highlands of Malaysia, to a year-long exhibition in Italy featuring Salvatore Ferragamo’s first shoe models, here are some of the most interesting global events to mark on your calendar in August.

12-13 AUGUST 2017
GOOD VIBES FESTIVAL
GENTING HIGHLANDS, MALAYSIA

good vibes malaysia kodaline

Whether rain or shine, Kodaline (above), Phoenix and American rapper G-eazy are among other international acts to headline this music festival at Genting Highlands’ The Ranch. The line up also includes local artists such as funk soul band RYÖT Jones, singer-songwriter NYK, and DJ Arabyrd, who has opened for the Beastie Boys at Good Vibrations Singapore.

11-15 AUGUST 2017
ANTIQUES ART & YOU
ISLE SUR LA SORGUE, FRANCE

antique fair

Sift through ancient books, cameras, furniture and more at this vintage fair, said to have the largest collection of European antiques and second-hand treasures. The authenticity of each object has been certified by experts.

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12-20 AUGUST 2017
RWS STREET EATS
SINGAPORE

rws street eat

Renowned hawkers from South-east Asia will be joining Malaysia Food Street’s nine stalls at this inaugural pop-up event. Think mango sticky rice from Bangkok’s Or Tor Kor Market, Sampalit Kari Chicken’s famous chicken curry from Malaysia, Nona Manis’ ayam penyet from Indonesia, and more. We hear there’ll be a beer garden and booths selling durian too.