Cultural Festival 2016

Meet the whole world in one day. All in one campus.
Be part of Malaysia’s largest cross-cultural celebration with the Limkokwing International Cultural Festival!

Discover the world’s cultures through a vibrant exhibit featuring unique cultural items, interesting trivia and mouth-watering cuisine. Experience exciting traditional song and dance numbers in full national costumes and Malaysian VIP guest performances.

The Limkokwing International Cultural Festival is an annual “open-house” celebration of global peace and diversity in Cyberjaya, Malaysia. This year’s theme of “Be a Global Citizen” seeks to help the youth to understand the world better and become active agents for multiculturalism,
peace and change.


  • 20 May 2016

  • 11.00 am - 12.00 am

  • Limkokwing University

  • Free Entry

Guest Performers

Check out our all-star lineup of featured guest performers


Malaysia’s rising star SonaOne is Limkokwing University’s very own alumnus. The multi-talented singer, rapper, artist, composer and lyricist is a protégé of renowned rapper Joe Flizzow. His debut single "No More" earned him the "Best Local English Song" and "Best Song" awards at the Anugerah Industri Muzik 2014.

Najwa Mahiaddin

Najwa Mahiaddin is an award-winning singer and record producer. She took the local industry by storm after bagging the "Best New Artiste" title at the Anugerah Industri Muzik 2011 for her debut song "Innocent Soul" and the Best Local English Song for her single "Got to Go.” Najwa is known for her sensual vocals and powerful lyrics composition.


RESH, formerly known as Reshmonu, is an established singer-songwriter. He is known for the string of hits "Walk Away," "Cintaku Pergi," "Hey Waley" and "Superfine." His debut album, Monumental, earned three awards at the Anugerah Industri Muzik 2004. After more than 10 years of successful music career, the R&B artist is back with a fresh image and look.

2016 News Highlights

Limkokwing University hosted the 4th installment of Malaysia’s biggest cultural extragavanza on 20 May 2016 at its flagship campus in Cyberjaya, Malaysia.

Themed, “Be a Global Citizen”, this year’s festival echoed the message of unity and diversity among young people. It aimed to foster a better understanding of the increasingly multicultured and globalised world.

The festival attracted a culturally-diverse crowd of over 10,000 from nearly 100 countries. Also in attendence were international representatives from over 20 embassies, industry guests, local and international schools, members of the media and the general public.

The festival kickstarted with a Cross-Cultural Bazaar featuring nearly 60 different countries in creatively-decorated booths that reflected the countries’ national symbols and architecture. The booths displayed authentic traditional delicacies, cultural trinkets such as jewellery and craft designs.

During the evening, the Cross-Cultural Showcase brought together performers from 50 different countries where they celebrated their cultural heritage and traditions through song and dance performances. Malaysia’s popular artists, SonaOne, Najwa and Resh, also entertained the crowd with electrifying performances.

Director General of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammed Taiyab applauded the University for putting together an event of such magnitude.

“I am impressed yet I am not surprised, knowing it is Limkokwing. The University has a reputation for doing things outside the box, they are not only creative and innovative, they put a lot of effort to emphasise the finer details,” he expressed.

The festival concluded with a prize-giving ceremony where the University recognised students’ efforts in sharing their culture creatively. Malaysia bagged the first prize for the Most Exciting Cultural Performance followed by China and India.

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