Malaysia to get a taste of Indian Yoga and Dance at MURFEST 2014

A wise man ought to realize that health is his most valuable possession’. Living up to this philosophy of Hippocrates, Malaysia’s Urban Retreat Festival – MURFEST 2014 is hereto celebrate life with good health and a happy mind.The fest will be held from November 7th to November 9th 2014 at Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside Hotel and Marina Putrajaya. Aiming to be country’s largest Yoga, music and Dance festival MURFEST 2014 will embody world’s leading yoga teachers, top musical acts, dancers, inspiring speakers and exhibitors, bringing together a rich and captivating experience like no other.

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The event will showcase various workshops on Yoga, wellness products and therapies encouraging people- especially the urbanites to adapt a healthy lifestyle. New age Yoga Guru Manish Goyal would be representing the yoga heritage of India at the fest. Bringing in the dance component would be dance workshops and concerts exhibiting artists from various parts of Malaysia and abroad. MURFEST in its first edition will also witness ace choreographers Mayur Vaidya and Sachin Shinde from India. The dance workshops by Mayur and Sachin would give a taste of Bachata – a Caribbean dance, hip- hop and salsa with a Bollywood twist spread across two workshops each day, of the fest. On the musical side, a mini concert is organized called ‘Urbanite’ showcasing world music, fusion and classical styles along with traditional instrument bands.

So come, be a part of this unique amalgamation of spirituality and culture and take along with you the ultimate mantra of wellness back home.

Event Details: Date: 7th -9th November 2014, Timing: 8am – 5pm, Address: At Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia



About Tourism Malaysia India: Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board, popularly known as Tourism Malaysia, was established to promote Malaysia as a top-of-mind tourist destination showcasing Malaysia’s unique wonders, attractions and cultures; develop domestic tourism and enhance Malaysia’s share of the market for meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE). Tourism Malaysia’s objective is to promote Malaysia as an outstanding tourist destination and make the tourism industry a major contributor to the socio-economic development of the nation. In India, Tourism Malaysia offices are conveniently located in cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai.

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In 2014, Malaysia celebrates its fourth VISIT MALAYSIA YEAR (VMY) with the theme “Celebrating 1Malaysia Truly Asia”. The VMY 2014 promotional campaign has started this year with a series of year-long special events and activities leading to VMY 2014. It will contribute to the Government’s target to receive 36 million tourist arrivals and RM168 billion in receipts by 2020, as outlined in the Malaysia Tourism Transformation Plan (MTTP) 2020.


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