Thank you!

Time flies. It’s been a month since we were dancing, laughing and singing over the weekend at Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival 2016! Held at The Kuala Lumpur […]

Gala Night Ticket Giveaway Contest

From 8th August 2016 to 14 August 2016, we will be giving away 20 pairs of invites to #YSDAF Gala Night! On the 21st August, the Gala Night […]

Festival FAQ

GENERAL What is Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival? It is a Malaysian community project that bring artists together in collaboration with The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac). […]

Gala Night Ticket Redemption

This year’s Gala Night, hosted by the one and only Harith Iskander, will feature the Alleycats, Dasha Logan, Fynn Jamal as well as the Master + Murid participants […]


Time to get your hands dirty! For this year’s festival, we will have close to 60 workshops for children and adults. Whether you would like to learn Hip […]

Then+Now Photo Contest

We all have stories about growing up in Malaysia. Just how much has life changed over the years? Join our crowdsourced photography exhibit to document a slice of […]

Contest: #ExploreExpression on Instagram!

From 20th June to 3rd July 2016, we want to see your best photo interpretation as we embark on a creative journey of #ExploreExpression! Whether it’s photos of […]

#YSDAFTakeover: 5 Questions with Sher Reen Lim

We’ve had a great round last week when visual artist and architect, Mey Kamal shared his sketches and inspiration with us on our Instagram account @ysdartsfest. This week […]

#YSDAFTakover: 5 Questions with Mey Kamal

In the next 2 weeks, we’ve got something really special lined up on our official Instagram account @ysadartsfest. Celebrating arts and creativity, two incredibly talented human beings will be a part […]

Join The Future Living Design Competition Now!

Calling all budding architects and designers! We are looking for you to display your creativity by designing a futuristic outdoor pavilion. The Future Living Design Competition is searching […]

#YSDAF Looks To The Future

We will open our doors at klpac once again for arts and culture lovers and festivalgoers with a host of activities lined up in August! #YSDAF will take […]

Best of Tropfest SEA

This December will witness the screening of 28 top entries from the region’s biggest short film festival, Tropfest South East Asia (Tropfest SEA) in Kuala Lumpur. Appropriately named […]

Pitch Start Grant Winners Announced!

Pitch Start is a platform to submit project ideas, where successful applicants will be provided the funding and space to perform at the Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival […]

3 Faces 2015

Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival is set to showcase its second Satellite Show titled 3 Faces 2015 featuring 15 dancers from the Faculty of Dance, Akademi Seni Budaya […]

Stories by YCK children at Hikayat Sang Kancil

Main Wayang: Hikayat Sang Kancil will be the first of a trio of the Yayasan Sime Dary Arts Festival Satellite Shows. Mashing up traditional shadow puppetry with digital […]

Main Wayang: Hikayat Sang Kancil

The Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival 2016 will kick off this August with its first Satellite Show entitled “Main Wayang: Hikayat Sang Kancil”. Bringing together the playfulness of […]

Pitch Start Open Call

We have a host of Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival activities lined up, including three satellite shows, leading up to the mammoth finale on 20 and 21 August […]

#YSDAF Satellite Shows

Leading up to the Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival (YSDAF) finale in August 2016, a trio of Satellite Shows will be taking place around Klang Valley featuring local […]

#YSDAF 2016 Dates Announced!

After a smashing maiden outing last year attracting more than 15,000 people, the Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival (YSDAF) is coming back. From this August onwards, satellite shows […]