About The Festival

The Cooler Lumpur Festival is a multidisciplinary festival curated by PopDigital. The Kuala Lumpur-centric festival adopts specific themes each year with the aim to expand the city’s cultural horizons, build stronger communities and cultivate the creativity and imagination of people. Here’s a timeline of all the festivals since its inception.

2013
21 – 23 June 2013

In 2013, The Cooler Lumpur Festival debuted under the simple theme of #WORD which set out to explore the written and spoken word.

21 – 23 June 2013
2014
20 – 22 June 2014

The annual festival’s sophomore edition was themed #FAST – rooted in the notion that the driving-force behind successfully fast-forwarding development was through sharing, engaging and experimenting in new ideas.

2014’s #FAST was attended by over 5,000 attendees and featured contributions from artists, musicians, writers and thinkers including Man As an Literary Prize winner Miguel Syjuco, The Man Booker-nominated writer Adam Foulds and Damian Barr who was named Writer of the Year at the 2013 Stonewall Awards.

20 – 22 June 2014