Sneakerlah, Malaysia’s biggest and most anticipated sneaker lifestyle convention, is back with its sixth edition after a two year hiatus due to the pandemic. This year, Sneakerlah returns to its home at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre (MVEC) and will be happening on the weekend of 3-4 September 2022.
This year also sees Sneakerlah collaborating with renowned Malaysian artist Fritilldea on the event’s key art and visual theme. As such, one of the main attractions include Fritilldea’s exclusive interactive exhibition called ‘Keras Penthouse’, which will showcase exclusive designs created for Sneakerlah and also the artist’s upcoming NFT drop. Fritilldea is a household name in the street art scene, having worked with international brands such as Kiehls, Vespa, Mercedes, Nike, Vans, Adidas and more.
Another notable attraction is an exclusive exhibition by frequent sneaker customizer and mixed media artist Edmond Looi called ‘Fossil Fuel’, which will showcase the artist’s past and upcoming works. Edmond Looi has previously customized sneakers for the likes of footballer Neymar Jr and singing sensation Erykah Badu.
Among the many brands participating in Sneakerlah this year is famed Japanese footwear and sportswear brand, ASICS; one of the world’s major sports brands, New Balance; iconic footwear brand known across the nation, Bata; and American headwear brand New Era. They join Sneakerlah local staples like Stoned & Co., Pestle & Mortar, Nerd Unit, TNTCO, Futuremade Studio, Against Lab, and many more international and local brands which will be participating in the two-day event.
As always, one of the biggest draws remain the Sneakerlah marketplace, where attendees can purchase, sell and trade the hottest and rarest sneakers and streetwear items on the market right now with more than 60 vendors & resellers setting up shop at the event.
On the entertainment front, Sneakerlah this year features performances on stage by a host of artists and DJs, with some big names in store over the weekend. DJs Blink, DJ Ziqq, and Daaliah will be providing the beats to rock to during the event, with special live performances by Nakalness of Forceparkbois, Gard Wuzgut, Luqman Podolski, Dato Maw, and Kungfu Heidi rounding out the event. Emceeing both days of the event is Sneakerlah regular, the inimitable Dan $hiv.
A special 3×3 basketball tournament brought to you by Aseel x TNTCO x Against Lab will also be held during the event, as well as a live podcast session by Boraklah, a sneaker related podcast hosted by Sneakerlah’s very own Bryan Botakchin, Prakash Daniel and Hans Abdullah, featuring special guests FZHD and The Kasut Show. Besides all that, attendees can also expect the usual trading pits, fashion showcases, exclusive product drops and lucky draws featuring prizes from Foot Locker.
#Sneakerlah2022 is a ticketed event with pre-sale tickets available on sneakerlah.com at RM30, door sale tickets at RM50 and VIP tickets at RM80. VIP ticketholders are entitled to exclusive early entry to the event two hours before the event starts to grab the best deals. With each ticket purchased, attendees are eligible to win sneakers and other prizes in the lucky draw at the end of each day.