Going bigger for the arts – Yayasan Hasanah awards RM4.15 mil in ArtsFAS grants this year! 

Malaysia’s largest arts grant funds over 100 arts & culture showcases happening til’ 31 Jan 2023 

Kuala Lumpur, 27 Dec 2022: Today, Yayasan Hasanah announced that it has awarded grants amounting to RM 4.15 million in total to 41 arts, culture and heritage organisations through its annual Arts for All Seasons (ArtsFAS) grant initiative in 2022 – nearly triple the funding awarded in the previous year.  

This roaring success followed its latest round of ArtsFAS grant applications that closed just last month, making waves as the largest arts grant programme in Malaysia’s creative scene. 

Exponentially increasing the social impact in 2022, the annual ArtsFAS grant programme jointly managed with the Ministry of Finance now expects to enable economic opportunities for over 3,000 arts, culture and heritage practitioners, while offering entertaining arts and cultural experiences to Malaysian audiences.  

Congratulations to the latest ArtsFAS 2022 grant recipients: 

Experiential Design Team 

Ikat : Motif Kita (Visual Arts) 

Canvas Art Creative Sdn. Bhd. 

Restoring Malaysian Old Heritage Photographs To Its Original Glory (Visual Arts) 

Graffite Management 

Taiping Heritage Art Trail (Visual Arts) 

Kelab Layar Malam Produksi Malaysia 

Teater Bermain Puteri (Theatre) 

Moka Mocha Ink 

Teater Normcore: Tahun-Tahun Seorang Novelis (Theatre) 

Pertubuhan Seni Kayangan Perak 

Ratu Gambus Padang Changkat (Dance) 

The Rondo Production (M) Sdn Bhd 

Malaysia Tuba Christmas (Music) 

Kantan Drum Circle PLT 

Hormat & Harmoni Drumming Tour (Music) 

Orang Orang Drum Theatre 

“Lang 浪 x Lepak” by Orang Orang Drum Theatre, Featuring Orang Orang Drum 

Theatre, Anak Borneo and Gideon Alu8khan (Music-Theatre) 

Jomsapotlokal Sendirian Berhad 

Kulim Art Fiesta (Combination of more than one arts type) 

Arja Art Academy 

Jom Main Congkak (Combination of more than one arts type) 

Catama Sdn Bhd 

DALAM (Craft) 

Persatuan Penggerak Kreatif dan Inovasi Sabah 

One with Nature Music Festival (Festival) 

Persatuan Kurikulum Malaysia 

Teater Muzikal Kanak-kanak Berasaskan Lagu Sewang dan Cerita Rakyat 

Masyarakat Orang Asli (Theater) 

Persatuan OKU Sentral 

ILHAM 2022 (Music) 

Performance from ILHAM

To date, ArtsFAS 2022 supports over 100 showcases including performances, concerts, theatres, workshops, exhibitions, webinars, ensemble performances, and many others, orchestrated from September 2022 until January 2023 in nearly all Malaysian states. Check out show schedules at www.artsfas.org

Providing a platform to showcase Malaysia’s preserved and conserved arts, heritage, and culture via public events, ArtsFAS aims to educate the younger generation and the larger community through technology, knowledge exchange and art events, as well as conservation through activation, while making arts accessible for all.