One Earth Music Festival 2011 Langkawi

Langkawi One Earth Music Festival
One Earth Music Festival 2011 Langkawi took place on November 11-12 in 2011, which was a nice weekend here at one of Malaysia's most beautiful islands.

If you are up for something different in the music scene, this is the perfect chance to catch some interesting performers play for a cause where the main objective is to promote Langkawi internationally as an Eco-friendly holiday destination and to encourage the local community to keep Langkawi Island clean and green.

One Earth Music Festival Langkawi

Langkawi One Earth Music Festival

According to organizer Patrick Chen, "The idea for this music festival was born over drinks late one evening at the boat bar on the beach of the resort.

A group of us, made up of like minds, some of whom already call Langkawi home, and others who plan to, we lamented, while listening to the hotel band, that Langkawi did not have a music festival, and wouldn't it be great to have one?" and thus came this festival which will be the first of its kind here.

Langkawi Frangipani Resort
 Beach view at Frangipani Resort 

Apart from the music festival here, there will be other activities to showcase efforts in protecting the environment.

Various groups located on the island promoting organic farming, natural soap-making and local artists using natural materials are expected to participate while at the main festival grounds.

Organizers made sure that there will be many other activities throughout the day at the main resort grounds as well. 

Artistes performing at the One Earth Music Festival Langkawi are:
  • Michael Veerapen - Jazz pianist (Malaysia)
  • Valtinho Anastoacio - Percussionist & vocalist (Brazil)
  • Isaac Entry - Singer/songwriter (Australia)
  • Dasha Logan - Jazz Singer (Malaysia)
  • Tengku Ryo - Violinist (Indonesia)
  • Junji Delfino - Vocalist (Philippines)
  • The Solianos - Vocal harmony group (Malaysia)
  • Az Samad - Jazz Musician (Malaysia)
Langkawi Frangipani Resort
Landscape view of the Frangipani Resort in Langkawi
One Earth Music Festival Information:
Date: 11 & 12 November 2011
Location: Frangipani Langkawi Resort and Spa

*Update 2018 - This festival is not longer in operation due to many reasons.

For what its worth, this music festival was short lived having take place twice only. The organizers had put in quite a bit to make the inaugural One Earth Music Festival 2011 in Langkawi a success, and it did attract a small crowd. 
One Earth Music Festival 2011 Langkawi One Earth Music Festival 2011 Langkawi Reviewed by David Jr on Thursday, October 13, 2011 Rating: 5

4 comments:

Emme Rogers said...

Nothing I love more than an outdoor music festival. Even better when there is jazz involved.

Lane House said...

This will be a fabulous event, no doubt! I want to go so much but I am not sure if I could arrange my days off!

Silver Jewelry Jaipur said...

nice and great post really like it a lot

Anonymous said...

music soothes the soul. however, no music can help explain why someone who has done nothing wrong but like someone has to be the casualty between two people who love each other very much. this festival seems great!

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