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1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival

1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival

Vibrant colours jump out from a painting, embellishing a walls with a singular character of Malaysian contemporary art.

Malaysian art stage has usually gained acclaimed approval with a presentation of singular portrayal styles, moving Malaysia’s artists to general prominence.

Gaining movement as an art tourism destination, Malaysia is solemnly though certainly entering a general art incursion with a yearly three-month prolonged debate hold from Jul to Sep underneath a aptly titled, ‘ 1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival’.

Entering a third year, a festival, aims to settle Malaysia as a heart for contemporary art in a segment by showcasing a works of internal artists. The partnership of art galleries, museums, state governments, embassies and educational institutions, NGOs and a private zone is also assisting to foster a eventuality extensively.

The categorical highlights of a festival will be several exhibitions showcasing sparkling and colourful works by some of a best internationally-acclaimed Malaysian artists, both immature and determined personalities.

These embody artists such as Suhaimi Fadzir, Ahmad Shukri Mohamad, Datuk Mahsun Taib, Mohd Shaimy Hashim, Khalil Ibrahim, Umibaizurah Mahir, Yap Kim Boon, Yong Yoke Lam, Suzlee Ibrahim, Yusof Gajah, Maamor Jantan and Juhari Said.

Others embody Kelvin Chua, Chang Fee Ming, Fong Kim Sing, Ismail Kadir, Khoo Sui Hoe, Ho Say Yong, Lee Weng Fatt, Md Salleh Dawam, Ahmad Zaki, Bayu Utomo Radjiki, Latif Mauln, Nizam Abdullah, Pheh It Hao, Samsudin Wahab and Peter Liew.

Art exhibitions around a nation will also be showcased during several venues. Those attending a Rainforest World Music Festival from 13 to 15 Jul during a Sarawak Cultural Village will also get to see an art exhibition, patrician ‘Sarawak Heritage.’

There will also be an art eventuality during a Esplanade by Kuantan River from a 14 to 15 Jul by a Persatuan Senilukis dan Senireka Melayu Pajang (SENIKA) celebrating excellent art, graffiti and picture art.

Besides this, there will be other art-related events organized nationwide. For a full list, click on a link:

Art students from institutions of aloft training institutions will also be means to attend in an art tourism foe with a theme, ‘The Futurists’.

The foe aims to safeguard a abounding and tolerable art enlightenment for a future. Handled by a Ministry of Tourism, Tourism Malaysia, Balai Seni Visual Malaysia and Gabungan Persatuan Pelukis SeMalaysia (GAPS). A sum of RM 43, 000 in esteem income will be given to a tip 62 winners of a competition. Download a form here: 1MCAT ‘1Msia-The Futurist’ Art Competition Entry Form

For serve information on 1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival, check out a downloadable brochure:

1MCAT 2012 ‘Malaysia Your New Art Tourism Destination’ Directory



Caption: Paintings showcased during a new launch of 1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival during a Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

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