2011 Programme

Organised in conjunction with Sweden Malaysia Innovation Days, the FEYST11 is supported by Sweden Embassy, Ikea,


Innovation Forum, 10 May

Venue: Pavilion KL

The key event during the Sweden Malaysia Innovation Days will be the innovation forum with distinguished Swedish and Malaysian speakers on innovation and creativity. The forum is co-organised between the Embassy and several Malaysian partners.

2. FEYST 2011 – Indie Youth Fest/Digital Delirium Xpo, 6-8 May

Venue: Pavilion KL

GO International Group has organised Indie Youth Fest (Pesta Remaja Indie) for the past three years and has brought 35 young Malaysians to participate at international festivals like NVISION in San Jose, USA 2008, DreamHack in Sweden 2009, ESWC in France 2010 and Shanghai World Expo in China last year. For the festival in 2011, the Embassy will be working closely with GO International to create a festival that has a particular Swedish touch to it. Swedish music producer will be holding several workshops during the festival and at least two Swedish bands amongst a team of Malaysian acts will participate in the event.

In connection with the FEYST Youth Festival, there will also be a digital expo featuring pro-gaming tournament, games, gadgets and digital content creation.

3. Visit by Malaysian journalists to Sweden

In order to create the right “buzz” for the Sweden Malaysia Innovation Days the Embassy currently putting together a programme for a few key Malaysian journalists to visit Sweden and introduce them to aspects of innovation in Swedish society. The visit will take place end of March.

4. Culinary Sweden – Sweden Malaysia Nobel Gala Dinner, 6 May

Venue: KL Hilton

The Innovation Days will be kick-started by a Swedish Malaysia Nobel Gala Dinner on 6 May at Hilton Hotel. The renowned Swedish Chef Michael Elfwing will prepare a gala dinner in the spirit of Nobel, with authentic menus. During the gala dinner Fredrik Härén will hold a speech on innovation and he will be joined by a high-level Malaysian speaker. There will also be entertainment from well-knowned Swedish and Malaysian artists, of course!

5. FEYST12: Acoustic Showcase

Venue: No Black Tie, 17 Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur

Date: 11 November 2011, 8.30pm, RM40

Featured acts: As far as quirky pop is concerned, there is Bihzhu on stage to keep things interesting while singer-songwriter Narmi, with an album coming soon, and electro pop act Ryota Katayama, are also worth an investigation. Newcomers Clinton Liew Band and Amrita Soon complete the line-up. This acoustic-based show will be recorded live and the funds raised from it will go towards producing a CD compilation FEYST12. The FEYST11 CD compilation, featuring Liyana Fizi, Jerome Kugan, Bo Amir Iqram, Izzy Mohd, Zalila Lee, Dzamira Dzafri and featuring Swedish folk duo The Harvest, will also be launched at this show. Read more at http://www.thestar.com.my/story/#ux9HjjF1zCsZW0D2.99