Langkawi One Earth Music Festival 2012

In its second year, this two-day eco-themed festival will feature well-known Southeast Asian musicians performing jazz, blues and a mix of other genres. The One Earth Music Festival 2012 is held on the picturesque beachfront of the Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa, which Gaia Discovery reviewed and reckons is a model of an eco resort in many ways. Read Gaia Discovery's review of Frangipani Langkawi Resort.

Leading Malaysian jazz pianist Michael Veerapen will be featured together with several other rising Malaysian stars including Reza Salleh, Liyana Fizi, Poova and Amir Yussof (Sabah) as well as Saxman Koh (Thailand), the Langkawi-assembled Panjir Warisan and the Langkawi Love Band. And more to come.

Folk guitarist Liyana Fizi will perform at the One Earth Music Festival

Folk guitarist Liyana Fizi will perform at the One Earth Music Festival

Event: One Earth Music Festival 2012

Date: Friday 2 November 2012 - Saturday 3 November 2013

Time: 6 pm til late

Venue: Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa, Langkawi Island, West Malaysia

Environmental Message and Activities

The festival aims to promote Langkawi internationally as an eco-friendly holiday destination and to encourage the local community to keep the island clean and green. The festival’s theme this year is the Rivers Project which is a programme to keep Langkawi’s rivers clean. Activities focused on protecting the environment will be organised throughout the day.

“We need to convince the local islanders that their survival and prosperity is dependent upon keeping the island clean and that the island’s development must be sustainable,” says Patrick Chen, a co-organiser of the festival.

Following the concert, DJs are set to raise the temperature on the beach another notch from 11pm onwards.

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