Wednesday, August 1, 2018

軒外之音 | Awesome August Celebration | Lot 10 X AUGUST gears up for Merdeka Day with jam-packed event lineup

Lot 10, the social destination of choice in Bukit Bintang is celebrating the month of August with the launch of LOT 10 X AUGUST, a new series of youthful, exuberant events starting today. In tribute to the New Malaysia, shopping in Lot 10 is taking a patriotic up-swing to gear up for the much-anticipated celebration of merdeka Day on 31 August.

"2018 is an exceptional year for Malaysia and we can feel a strong patriotic buzz around us for this Merdeka month of August. Lot 10 pays tribute to the hearts of the people by stepping up our celebration with an exciting new lineup of events building up to an awesome Merdeka long weekend. We promise to give all Malaysians and tourists many reasons to Shop, Sweat, Salute, Shimmer, Sing and Savour the best of local flavours right here in the heart of Kuala Lumpur'', said by Joseph Yeoh, Vice President of YTL Land & Development.

Shop Local, Shop We.Women Market

Date: 1st August to 5th August 

Kick-starting the first week of August from 1st to 5th August, the We.Women Market - In Bloom Artisan Showcase celebrates girl power with a curation of unique handcrafted products by female entrepreneurs. A collective of 18 local artisans will take over Lot 10's Concourse to offer the best locally-sourced and produced goods perfect for local visitors and tourists. Malaysia brands such as Bow 'n' Eagel, Jas & Co., JYW Jewelry, Khoo Kies, Sweet Palate and Vive Snack will bring together diverse creations from homemade dessert and cookies, scented tea to handmade jewellery and fashion apparel.

1. Bloom Flower Tea - Founded by Sue Tam in 2016, Bloom Flower is a natural brand that shares the benefit of natural flower tea or herb tea for healthy and beauty.

2. Beau + Bella - A curated collection of fashion jewellery and accessories with its signature 'luxe in leather' series.

3. Bow 'n' Engel - Online store selling a wide selection of shawls.
4. Dzee's Jewel - Fashion and jewellery enterprise.
5. Fireworks - A supplier that works directly with artisan communities to bring quality footwear, bags, shirts and other handcrafted products.

6. Greenology - Empower others to cultivate awareness on eco-consciousness by producing non-toxic beauty products.

7. Ground Control 1983 - A cintage coffee bus that offers good quality coffee.
8. JYW Jewelry - An online jewellery store that offers high quality products and services to its customers since 2016.

9. JAS & Co. Handmade - Jewellery brand that is established by two entrepreneur siblings who share the same passion for handmade jewellery.

10. Japs Jewel - An online jewellery store with a passion of bringing on-trend accessories.
11. Julia & Jewellery - A jewellery store that offers high quality synthetic diamonds set in 925 Silver with Rhodium plating.

12. Khoo Kies - An online baery store that bakes a variety of cookies, cakes and biscuits.
13. Maison D' Ahana - An interior decoration house that specializes in exotic interior decoration items.

14. OLFAC3 - Malaysia's bespoke perfumery house.
15. Paradesa Home & Living - Online interior decor shop.
16. Sweet Palate - A cottage baker that bakes adorably dainty pastries.
17. Swag & Tail - A soial enterprise selling curtains, wallpaper, upholstery and home decor.
18. Vive Snack - Homemade foods and snacks that are naturally heathy and savoury.

Sweat It Good in the City

Date: 4th August to January 2019 

Starting on the first Saturday 4th August, #goodsweat will present a series of free-for-all fitness classes at Lot 10's Basketball Court on Level 3 over 20 Saturdays in six months running up to January 2019. This program aims to make healthy living and fitness accessible to all right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Collaborationg with the best of KL's fitness clubs including Lot 10's very own Celebrity Fitness, MMA Monarchy Gym and independent yoga teacher, Shazana Zulkifli, #goodsweat will offer four trendy workouts namely Combat Core (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai), Bends & Beats (Electronic Dance Music and Reggae Yoga), Dance Cardio and Unplugged HIIT - a high-intensity interval training with hip-hop choreography that is backed by live music performances. Unplugged HIIT is a relatively new breed of workout around the world and in Lot 10, it is the first-of-its-kind in Malaysia.

#goodsweat Programme Listings

1. Combat Core - Learn how to leap outside of your comfort zone with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Date: 4 August, 1 September, 6 October, 3 November, 1 December & 5 january 2019
Time: 3pm - 4pm & 5pm - 6pm

Muay Thai
Date: 4 August, 1 September, 6 October, 3 November, 1 December & 5 january 2019
Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

2. Bends &  Beats - Pump up the fun and positive vibes with Electronic Dance Music and Reggae while you bend in yoga.

EDM Yoga
Date: 11 August, 8 September, 13 October, 10 November, 8 December & 12 January 2019
Time: 10.30am

Reggae Yoga
Date: 11 August, 8 September, 13 October, 10 November, 8 December & 12 January 2019
Time: Details to be confirmed soon

3. Dance Cardio - Take your dancing skills up a notch and get active with a cardio workout.

Date: 18 August, 15 September, 20 October, 17 November, 15 December & 19 January 2019
Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

4. Unplugged HIIT: High intensity workouts that is backed by live music performances.

Date: 22 September & 22 December
Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Salute to Malaysia with #lot10xmerdeka

Date: 25th August to 2nd September 

In honour of the nation's 61st Independence Day this August, Lot 10 will stage the first-ever #lot10xmerdeka, a host of activities from 25th August to 2nd September to drum up the patriotic spirit and celebrate everything truly Malaysian.

Starting with Merdeka Kraft from 25th to 26th August at the ocncourse, The Language Arts Studio, a homegrown Malaysia Studio that supports literray and fine arts, will be celebrating Malaysia's independence at Lot 10 with Merdeka Kraft featuring ceramics, painting, writing and woodwork ativites.

Following the success of the screening of the South Korean hit ''What's Wrong with Secretary Kim?" in June, #lot10cinemaparadiso is making a patriotic comeback for Merdeka Day with two screenings of a local documentary film ''Rediscovering Each Other'' on 30th and 31st August (2.00pm - 3.00pm; and 12.00pm - 2.00pm) at the Basketball Court on Level 3.

The film presented by the Rojak Project focuses on discovering and embracing the rich diversity of race, language and culture of Malaysians and their integration of one united nation; a definite not-to-be missed film.

Continuing from Merdeka Kraf of the best of local retail offering is We.Women Market - We are Local Artisans (Merdeka Artisan Showcase) making a return to the Concourse from 30th August to 2nd September. Themed to the Merdeka weekend, a curation of outstanding local artisans and vendors will assemble for shoppers the best of Malaysian crafts and products locally sourced and produced.

Shimmer and Sing at #lot10openstage

Date: 27th August to 2nd September 

The inaugural #lot10openstage will take centre stage at the Concourse from 27th August to 2 September to showcase amateur performances from dance, singing and musical performances to stand-up comedy acts over seven days with six slots per day opened to public sign-ups. To inject some healthy competition, there will also be a singing contest starting from 28th August leading to the finale on 2nd September with prizes for 10 Grand Final participants.

Savour the Good Life at #lot10nomnom

Date: 30th August to 2nd September

Starting from the Merdeka long weekend on 30 August to 2nd September, the terrace outside Lot 10 fronting Jalan Sultan Ismail and next to Lot 10's mascot Lottie will be transformed to a bustling food street for the inaugural #lot10nomnom. A wide selection of local delicacies from Lot 10 Hutong to international bites including Japanese and Western cuisines will delight shoppers.

A colourful mix of more than 15 carts with delicious temptations of savoury and sweet including Asian desserts and cupcakes will make a monthly culinary experience that shoppers can look forward to. 

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