iM4U Reaches Out To New Heights

18 May 2016

ReachOut, im4U’s platform to connect the youth to inspirational personalities and performers, is back for its third edition. 

The ReachOut Convention & Celebration organised by iM4U returns this year with another entertaining (and enlightening!) line-up of activities that will take place across Malaysia. This campaign was started in 2013 to celebrate personalities who have made social impact through volunteering activities and causes. ReachOut is one of the annual events by iM4U to create an awareness towards volunteerism and social activism amongst Malaysian youth. A nationwide iM4U activation drive will also be carried out to engage with the youth, as well as an undertaking of mass volunteer activities at each location leading up to the event.

In 2013, the inaugural ReachOut engaged about 9,000 youths at the convention and concert. The event saw support from CNN Heroes, Tony Fernandes, Deborah Henry, Michael Teoh, Taboo from Black Eyed Peas and more. The following year, attendance increased and speakers included Earth Hour CEO Andy Ridley, Skate4Cancer’s Rob Dyer, Scott Hammel of Magician Entertainer and Dato Sri Wahid Omar; performers included Jason Chen, David Choi, Kina Grannis, and Madilyn Bailey. The hashtag, #ReachOut trended twice and so did #ReachOutWahid. 

In 2015, organisers spread their wings to six other states and attendance doubled to 20,000 people throughout the entire campaign. The event saw esteemed speakers and performers like Yahya Bakkar, Wasif Sayid, Datuk Zang Toi, Wong Fu Productions, JROD Twins, Scott Hammel, Rob Dyer, Jason Chen and David Choi.

This year’s ReachOut will be happening from February onwards at the following locations. Show up and be counted!

20 February @ USM, Pulau Pinang
Speakers: Davina Goh, DJ Fuzz, David Edward Garcia
Performers: Nastia, Mark Adam, Elizabeth Tan, Kaka Azraff

27 February @ UniKL MITEC, Johor
Speakers: DJ Fuzz, SonaOne, Joe Flizzow, Yahya Bakkar
Performers: Nastia, SonaOne, Joe Flizzow, Bunkface

5 March @ UiTM, Sarawak
Speakers: Davina Goh, SonaOne, Joe Flizzow, Yahya Bakkar
Performers: Mark Adam, Elizabeth Tan, SonaOne, Joe Flizzow

6 March @ Politeknik, Sabah
Speakers: Michael Teoh, SonaOne, Joe Flizzow, Yahya Bakkar
Performers: Mark Adam, Elizabeth Tan, SonaOne, Joe Flizzow

12 March @ UiTM Alor Gajah Melaka
Speakers: DJ Fuzz, SonaOne, Joe Flizzow, Yahya Bakkar
Performers: SonaOne, Joe Flizzow, Nastia, Bunkface

9 April @ iM4U Sentral, Kuala Lumpur
Speakers: A’Ric Jackson, Shane Feldman, David Edward Garcia, Jason Silva, SonaOne, Joe Flizzow, Sunita (Spotify)
Performers: Bunkface, Elizabeth Tan, Nicole Cross, Daniela Andrade, Raisa


By Kevin Yeoh
Photos courtesy of iM4U

 

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