The month of June is upon us and there are plenty of events to look forward to be it locally or abroad. Here are some of our picks of must see events for this month.
MERCEDESTROPHY 2019 MALAYSIAN FINALS
20 JUNE / TPC KUALA LUMPUR
The Malaysian finals of this year’s MercedesTrophy golf tournament is finally upon us, as the best players from the past eight qualifying rounds battle it out to be one step closer to the title of MercedesTrophy 2019 champion. This global tournament is exclusively open to Mercedes-Benz car owners and sees participation from some of the best amateur golfing talent the world over. With a brand new Mercedes-Benz GLC 200 up for grabs during the finals and a chance to represent Malaysia in the regional finals that will be held in Brisbane, this final leg of the MercedesTrophy 2019 will prove to be exciting for all involved.
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA LIVE IN KL
15 JUNE TO 7 JULY / ISTANA BUDAYA, KUALA LUMPUR
Witness Broadway’s most enduring musical theatre performance as it makes its way to Kuala Lumpur for the first time ever. The Phantom of the Opera will be live on stage at Istana Budaya for three weeks of magic and marvel, as the world tour company lands on our shores and brings Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpiece to life. Originally meant to close on the 30th of June, the show has been extended for an additional week due to high demand, so be sure to book your tickets now. The show stars Jonathan Roxmouth and Meghan Picerno as the Phantom and Christine Daae, respectively.
KRYSTYNA CAMPBELL-PRETTY FASHION GIFT ENDS
14 JULY / NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA, MELBOURNE
Catch Australia’s most comprehensive exhibition on the history of haute couture at the Krystyna Campbell-Pretty Fashion Gift show in the National Gallery of Victoria. Featuring iconic pieces from the history of fashion, such as a rare suite of Gabrielle Chanel’s little black dresses, haute couture gowns from maison Madame Grès and Yves Saint Laurent’s historic 1967 Le Smoking suit tuxedo for women, the exhibition showcases more than 150 pieces from Parisian and international haute couture . Named after philanthropist Krystyna Campbell-Pretty, who gifted these pieces of history to the National Gallery of Victoria, the exhibition also features designers’ workbooks, embroidered samples and fashion photography from early fashion history.
CHANTILLY ARTS ET ELEGANCE RICHARD MILLE
30 JUNE / CHANTILLY, FRANCE
Returning for a fifth edition, the biennial Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille will take place once again on the beautiful grounds of Château de Chantilly, which alternates every year with the Le Mans Classic. The 115ha castle will play host to three automobile competitions, two rallies and whole host of events that encompasses French l’art de vivre , including gastronomy and art. Of course, the main highlight is the Concours d’Elegance, where some of the best names in the automobile industry pair up with renowned couturiers to showcase the latest couture designs and concept cars in tandem to compete for the Best of Show title.