Artbox, the largest retrofitted creative market housed in its iconic metal shipping containers and originating from Thailand is coming to Malaysia for the very first time from 9 -11 November and 16-18 November at Sunway City Outdoor Open Air Carpark with free admission for everyone.
This Malaysian edition will feature over 300 vendors and partners from Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore with a different line-up each weekend. Artbox is recognised internationally for its unique layout of 15 shipping containers that surround its perimeters and fairy lights spanning across 6 kilometres that have become synoymuous with the night market. Artbox Malaysia will focus on giving the Malaysian audience an all-inclusive creative market experience from the trendiest retailers to the tastiest food and beverages.
Artbox Malaysia is also proudly supported by Sunway Group, Malaysia’s largest retail group in Malaysia with Sunway City being the key venue partner. As one of Malaysia’s must-visit destinations with a vast array of entertainment, leisure and lifestyle attractions seamlessly integrated across 800 acres offering all-inclusive convenience making it the perfect location for a creative and diverse market such as Artbox.
Sunway Group Founder and Chairman, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah AO, said; “We’re pleased to host Artbox at Sunway City Kuala Lumpur, which is a unique experience that will attract art enthusiasts, aspiring designers and food-lovers from all over Malaysia and international tourists to Sunway City for this first-in-Malaysia attraction. Sunway has always pioneered best in class tourism offerings, and we believe events like these will help achieve Malaysia’s tourism targets.”
Shop ‘Til You Drop
Each weekend brings forth a different set of unique creative lifestyle and fashion vendors that exhibit the distinctive styles from Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. For instance, Malaysian streetwear brand, Pestle & Mortar Clothing that takes on current issues as well as incorporates local flavour in all of their pieces, will be releasing an Artbox Malaysia exclusive ‘Artbox X PMC‘ merchandise whilst showcasing PMC’s special original products together with Supercrew. Visitors can expect exclusive promotions and surprises when they head down to Pestle Mortar Clothing’s container at Artbox.
Good Food, Good Mood
Artbox Malaysia also gives visitors the chance to indulge in gastronomic bites from delectable food and beverage stalls and food trucks each weekend. Some intriguing delicacies that food-lovers can look out for are sushi burritos by Makirito, milk tea bundt cakes by The Baking Trip, Singapore Laksa by PGFN and signature sweet and savoury crepes by Thailand’s House of Crepe. In addition to the dedicated dining zone for guests there will also be a chill-out area furnished with free standing hammocks by Airmocks Singapore to provide a resting spot for weary event-goers after hours of exploring the many attractions that Artbox has to offer.
Music to our ears
Synonymous with its mission to provide designers, artists and musicians a platform to grow, Artbox Malaysia will showcase live music performances from local musicians such as DANI, Wanted Symphony, Pris Xavier and more as they fill the air with their sweet-sounding serenades under the alluring ambience of the fairy lights.
Works of Art
As an all-inclusive creative market, Artbox aspires to provide something for everyone to enjoy. One of their greatest attractions are the creative and Instagram-worthy art installations crafted on Artbox’s unique shipping containers. The Malaysian edition will see original artworks by Sunway University students illustrated on their 40 feet containers.
Visitors can also step into one of the 40ft containers transformed by Wowsome, the innovating photo activations experts. Guests will be able to immerse themselves in interactive digital art installations providing a completely out-of-this-world experience.
SOCAR, a car-sharing platform that allows users to book a car which suits them by the hour, is extending an exclusive discount and reserved parking spots at Artbox for their users to enjoy the integration of art, music and culture without any parking concerns.
Grab Malaysia, the renowned ride-sharing platform is also offering bonus GrabRewards points for cashless transactions via GrabPay, exclusive discounts for rides to and from Artbox Malaysia and GrabFood deliveries of selected mouth-watering delights within Sunway and Subang. Visitors can also redeem exciting items with their GrabRewards points*.
Visitors can enjoy free admission to Artbox which takes place from 3pm-11pm on 9 -11 November and 16-18 November at Sunway City Outdoor Open Air Carpark. Make sure you don’t miss out by following Artbox’s social channels for all announcements and updates.
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