Friday, May 25, 2012

5 Stories From Miri, Sarawak

We sent our intrepid Editor and Photographer to Miri for 3 days to cover the Borneo Jazz Festival 2012.
Both of them fell in love with Miri and refused to come back.

It was only when we threatened to cut off  the finances did they reluctantly board the plane home.
They did bring back 5 exciting stories, though:

Watch this space for more on Sarawak and the Rainforest World Music Festival 2012

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

KL Auto Salon 2012

KL Auto Salon 2012
17 - 20 May 2012
Legar Putra, PWTC

Auto Salon will see the largest gathering of the after markets of the automobile industry exhibitors with super cars, motor sport accessories, in-car entertainment, car-care & detailing amongst others.

Auto Salon 2012 will also include a section for the motorcycle and 4x4s enthusiast, promising that nobody gets left out in this huge event. Expect to see the latest, most advanced technology, equipments and accessories tailored for cars, bikes and trucks.

more info at:

Colours of 1 Malaysia

Colours of 1 Malaysia
19 May 2012
Dataran Merdeka
Admission Free

The fabric of Malaysia consists of a melting pot of cultures and its rich heritage is celebrated in an event that brings together a plethora of ethnic groups, delicacies, traditional dances and everything in between, of the many states of Malaysia.

Kenny G Heart & Soul Concert in Malaysia

Kenny G Heart & Soul Concert in Malaysia
19 May 2012
Arena of Stars, Genting Highlands
Admission   RM130-RM480

Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Kenny G has grafted elements of R&B, pop, Latin and jazz to solidify his reputation as a great artist in the music industry. Still a very consistent musician, Kenny G produces easy-listening tunes that echo beautiful melodies on ballads, gospels and contemporary songs. Catch the saxophone meastro live in action.

4th Latin American Festival

4th Latin American Festival
20 May 2012
BB Park, Jalan Bukit Bintang
Free Admission    

Get your Latin groove on to experience the food, dance and wildly infectious musical vibes. Catch performances by community groups in multi-coloured costumes and savor the exquisite cuisine from one of the most dynamic cultures in the world. All proceeds go to charity programmes devoted to Malaysian children.

The Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment.

The Merdeka Award has just opened for application the Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment.

it's a 3 month all-expenses paid attachment open to all Malaysians, residing in Malaysia or overseas, and aged 22 - 35 years, to undergo an attachment in their chosen field of study. 

It can be for anything but broadly falls into 3 categories - Education |  Environment |  Health, Science & Tech - which is essentially everything.

To read more, click the Merdeka Award logo