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Asia’s Largest Urban Wellness Retreat Festival Returns! Explore and experience a celebration of  Wellness, Music & Dance at The Malaysia Urban Retreat Festival (MURFEST) 2017.

Guilty as charged! This is actually first time I’m hearing about the Malaysia Urban Retreat Festival (MURFEST), Asia’s Largest Wellness | Music | Dance Festival when in fact it is already on it’s 4th consecutive year! I guess I’ve never taken notice of such an event during my busy years working in live TV. Anyway, this year, MURFEST will be held on the 3rd to 5th November 2017 at Le Meridien Putrajaya and it is supported by the Ministry of Youth & Sports through FitMalaysia and Ministry of Tourism & Culture Malaysia.

The festival is aimed at awakening the Urban Spirit in everyone to live a balanced and harmonious lifestyle. Something that i very much need in my life at the moment! It basically provides a platform and space for self-discovery, self-mastery and knowledge through a variety of activities such as workshops and a dance fitness party. Check out these 5 highlights and activities below that you and your family can enjoy!

Get Your Groove On At GloKL | Dance Fitness Party

Those looking to have some fun working out, GloKL is the ‘must-join’ activity that shouldn’t be missed. Featuring top Salsation trainers including Founder, Alejandro Angulo, this dance fitnesss party will make you sweat in a fun and interactive way! GloKL will be taking place at The Plaza, Lim Kok Wing University in Cyberjaya on the 4th of November 2017.

Shop At JustBe Markets

Adding value to the Festival is the JustBe Markets, a one-stop health and wellness market-space which promises to add value to the Festival by showcasing the best in organic, homemade and homegrown wellness products.

murfest kuala lumpurMaster Classes Workshops

Comprising mostly of yoga, fitness & dance, Master Classes for non-beginners are also available during the festival. All Masterclasses are thought by Master Trainers specialized in their own field and Certificate of Attendance will be given to all participants in this workshop.

Asia Beauty & Wellness Awards | ABWA2017

For the first time, MURFEST is also introducing and curating the Asia Beauty & Wellness Awards (ABWA) 2017 which aims to recognize businesses and individuals in the beauty and wellness industry, and to encourage a competitive landscape for brands and companies in the current market. ABWA 2017 will be held on 29th November and is by invitation only.


So, does this sound like a festival that you might be interested in? Well then, don’t forget to check out MURFEST website for more info on the classes and passes to the festival!


Written by Lily Shah
Lily is a mum of two boys who loves to share her experience as a new mum going through motherhood. She also has a passion for fashion and loves empowering other women to be strong and confident.


  1. Miera Nadhirah Tan October 10, 2017 at 9:21 am Reply

    have always want to attend this but somehow have always seem to miss it….

  2. Isaac Tan November 13, 2017 at 9:57 am Reply

    wellness retreat? count me in please!! the dance fitness party looks super cool

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