L-R: Ashweein, Aaron Chung, Maclean Patrick, Sivanesan and Camillus are ready to lawak.

SaraLawak brings the ‘lawak’ to WAK

Get ready to laugh with our local stand-up comedian collective SaraLawak at ‘La-WAK Sik?! Vol 2’, held as part of What About Kuching (WAK) 2019) on October 19, 7pm, at The Glassroom, Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) at the Yayasan Sarawak Building. The group of local funny men comprised of a multiracial group of comedians from […]

Indonesian Student performers at Cultural Night, Swinburne International Festival 2018.

Swinburne International Festival taking arts, culture and lifestyle to the next level

The Swinburne International Festival is back to take celebrating arts, culture and lifestyle to the next level starting September 30 to October 4, in conjunction with What About Kuching (WAK) 2019. This festival is an important event in the Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak community because both students and visitors get to enjoy the diversity […]

The Pink & Teal Women’s Mini Marathon is the first tutu run in Sarawak. Photo by Jean Voon.

Save lives in high heels and tutus with Pink & Teal

Pink & Teal Women’s Mini Marathon aims to raise funds for charity group ‘Pink & Teal EmpowHer’ so they can continue bringing breast and cervical cancer screenings to the women of Sarawak through their rural outreach programmes and activities. Managed by GRIT Event Management, it will be held on October 27, flagging off from the […]

Ashweein (waving) emerging on stage during a previous Colours of Unity event. Photo courtesy of Lavasthraa Beautiq.

A hybrid of Fashion and Technology, this October at Colours of Unity 2019

Lavasthraa Beautiq joins the line-up at What About Kuching (WAK) 2019 with their annual fashion show – Colours of Unity 2019: Bollywood Fusion Fashion Fiesta. Debuting a Kuching-first, they will be marrying Augmented Reality (AR) and the catwalk, presenting this synergetic mix of fashion and technology on October 10 at Dewan Sri Bungai Rampai starting […]

Phoon Chi Ho, Douglas-Lim, Dr Jason Leong, and Kuah Jehan will be serving the laughs at their goodbye show this October.

the Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians (MACC) celebrates its 10th Year Anniversary

Malaysia’s favourite comedic quartet, the Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians (MACC) celebrates its 10th Year Anniversary with their longest and biggest tour in history and making Kuching one of their stops during What About Kuching (WAK) 2019. Having brought laughter to all of Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia with 100 per cent new jokes, […]

Maddthelin (All photos courtesy of Live in KCH)

Wormrot, Maddthelin, Second Combat to play Live in KCH

Live in KCH is set to make sure What About Kuching (WAK) 2019 starts loud with heavy music by bands from South East Asia, in this event held at Location X (formerly Ting & Ting Supermarket) on September 29, from 12PM till late. The showcase will feature three main acts: Wormrot (Singapore), Maddthelin (Malaysia) and […]

Alena and her sape teacher Matthew Ngau. (Photo by Tong)

Alena Murang’s ‘Spirit’

Alena Murang’s latest show ‘Spirit’ arrives on our shores for a one-night only show on October 24, 8pm at Chemsain Auditorium. It is a culmination of over 20 years of her journey living, learning and receiving culture artforms. This show, which played to sold out audiences in Kuala Lumpur, also feature visuals by emerging artist […]

DJ Zig Zach will be playing the last of the three NWHR afterparties at Location X this October. Photo courtesy of DJ Zig Zach.

NWHR to push limits of Kuching’s electronic music scene

Through a trifecta of events for WAK, NWHR (pronounced “nowhere”) aims to push the limits of Kuching’s electronic music scene beyond the status quo of simply being background music for people to get drunk to. By placing emphasis on musical curation and audio-visual stimulus, each event will showcase a unique stream of music via an […]

Let’s WAK the Funny features (from left) Jhonney Athie, Niamh Spurr, Brian Tan, Brendan Goh, Hindravel and Juliana Heng

‘Lets WAK The Funny’ to bring fresh faces and fresh laughs

One of the first comedy acts to kick off What About Kuching (WAK) 2019 is ‘Let’s WAK the Funny’ presented by I Laugh KL. Featuring an all-inclusive and diverse cast of the freshest faces in Malaysian stand-up comedy, these funny people are ready to entertain by bringing their own unique brand of jokes to Kuching. […]