Celebrating city status with Iskarnival 2017

Seize this opportunity to watch talents like singer-songwriter Yuna and Johor’s own Plague of Happiness and Joe Flizzow, veteran artistes Sheila Majid, Zainal Abidin and the Alleycats brought to you live-in-concert, at Iskarnival 2017.

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The sixth Iskarnival, jointly organised by Iskandar Investment Berhad, UEM Sunrise Berhad and Khazanah Nasional Berhad will celebrate the city status of Iskandar Puteri with double carnivals – Iskarnival Kool from Nov 25 to 26 and Iskarnival Aktif from Dec 2 to 3.

Following the 10-year anniversary celebration of Iskandar Malaysia last year, Iskandar Puteri’s achievement of city status on Nov 22, marks another significant milestone this year.

Happening over two weekends, Iskarnival 2017 will present a host of events for the whole family held in various venues in Iskandar Puteri, all Free-Of-Charge.

The Johor-based arts and culture carnival will bring people together through youth and family-friendly entertainment, fun-filled activities and music, while attracting locals to experience the attractions in Iskandar Puteri.

While Iskandar Puteri is fast-growing into a preferred destination for sports, education, lifestyle, investment and careers, the Educity Sports Complex provides world-class sports facilities for hosting international sports events and concerts.

Iskarnival Kool, led by UEM Sunrise will highlight Malaysian pop culture and trends while Iskarnival Aktif, spearheaded by Iskandar Investment, will focus on sports and outdoor recreation.

Info on Iskarnival 2017, at a glance
On the weekend of Nov 25 to 26, the events for Iskarnival Kool will be happening mainly at the Puteri Harbour promenade.

Catch live musical performances by Los Angeles-based Yuna, local artiste, Sheila Majid, and the Plague of Happiness along with a programme of outdoor activities like Water Sports including fly-boarding, Giant Board Games and a Mini Spartan Race.

A colourful bazaar on the promenade will also include a gourmet food bazaar dubbed a Taste of Tiffin.

On the weekend of Dec 2 to 3, the events for Iskarnival Aktif will be held mainly at the Educity Sports Complex.

This will feature the inaugural Iskandar Puteri Rugby Sevens Tournament, an international event organized by the Johor Rugby Union, which aims to become an annual event with a veteran category.

Fans of kick-boxing can look forward to watching Iskarnival K1 International, a two-day competition that will showcase fighters from Brazil, America, Japan, Thailand and Malaysia.

A half-day Mixed Martial Arts Tournament, consisting of 20 bouts, will also be held in the indoor stadium.

E-Sports enthusiasts can look forward to taking part in a Mini Tournament hosted by the Academy of E-Sports which brings partners together to educate and offer career opportunities in the E-Sports industry.

To top-off the exciting events in Iskarnival Aktif, watch live concerts by local artistes Zainal Abidin, Joe Flizzow and the Alleycats.

For more information on event venues and times, visit website: www.iskarnival.com

Best of all, admission to all events is Free-Of-Charge.

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