5 of the Best Events for Le French Festival 2020

Films, art exhibitions, cooking classes and of course, champagne!
Friday 6 March 2020
Tickets to Manu Chao's acoustic concert have unfortunately been sold out for this year's festival. Photo: Robert Atanasovski / AFP

The French Festival is back. The 19th edition of Malaysia’s largest annual French event presents all things French, including films, food, art and champagne. Held from 19 March 2020 to 5 April 2020 around Kuala Lumpur, Penang and many more, here is a rundown of the top events to keep an eye out for.



1. Brew N’ Brush social painting 

Self dubbed as the pioneers of social painting in Malaysia, Brew N’ Brush makes painting fun and easy for everyone, with experienced artists guiding you step by step in the process of making acrylic painting. Additionally, all painting supplies are included, along with a fresh cuppa or a glass of wine, so come alone or grab a partner and create your very own version of a masterpiece during Le French Festival! 

Date: 21 March, 28 March, 4 April, from 2-5pm
Venue: Alliance Francaise Cafe 
Admission: RM 130 / person or RM 350 for a group of 3
Booking info: Whatsapp 011-5632 1060

2. Perfume crafting and champagne sipping

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What can be more French than champagne and perfume? OLFAC3 and G.H.Mumm join forces to awaken your senses and unveil the secrets of perfumes and champagne. So if you’re ready to splurge for a special occasion during this year’s Le French Festival, be ready to experiment with aromas and sip some bubble as you learn to craft your own perfume.

Date: 27 March, 7pm
Venue: Mr Chew’s Chino Latino Bar
Admission: RM 318
Booking info: www.diineout.com


3. Combating stereotypes with art 


“Come as you are” is a breakthrough art exhibition for 2020’s Le French Festival. It showcases several works by acclaimed French artists, who advocate for combating stereotypes with powerful visual imagery. This intriguing collection of pop art in various mediums like paintings and sculptures is unlike anything you’ve seen and represents an eye-opener for people from all walks of life. 

Date: 3 April – 3 June
Venue: Gallery des Artistes
Admission: Free (by appointment only)
Booking info: [email protected]


4. Chocoganc workshop

chocolates for this years Le French Festival
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Do you love chocolates and cognac? Why not combine the best of both worlds and explore the art of making chocolate truffles infused with spirits. Begin the day with a welcome drink then get ready to roll up your sleeves and explore the possibilities of an alternate career as a chocolatier. 

Date: 2 April, 7.30pm
Venue: Cantaloupe at Troika Sky Dining
Admission: RM 128
Booking info: www.diineout.com


5. French films

selfir french movie poster for le french festival
Photo: Le French Festival


Le French Festival would be incomplete without movie screenings. This year’s festival brings the best comedies, family dramas, adventures, historical tales and animation to Malaysia’s big screens. Set to be screened in GSC Mid Valley, MyTown, 1 Utama, these films provide an insight into France’s diverse culture and heritage. 

Date: 19 March – 5 April.
Venue: GSC Mid Valley, MyTown, 1 Utama
Admission: Varies according to dates and times
Booking info: https://www.gsc.com.my/


Looking to catch a film or two? Check out this exclusive giveaway to win a pair of movie tickets! 

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GIVEAWAY ALERT! The French Festival is back. The 19th edition presents all things French, including food, art and champagne. @lefrenchfestival_my also brings top rated French films to Malaysia, set to be screened in GSC Mid Valley, MyTown and 1 Utama, from 19 March 2020 – 5 April 2020. If you’re looking to win movie passes, drop your answers in the comments section for the question below: What are you most excited about for this year’s French festival? The best answers will win a pair of tickets. The tickets can be redeemed for all movies except for the screening of The Specials. Also make sure to like and follow us! Contest runs from 6 March 2020 – 13 March 2020 and the winner would need to collect the tickets at our office in KL. Head to our website for more information. #unreserved #unreservedmedia #lefrenchfestivalmy #films #movies #malaysia #giveaway #frenchfilm

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