Cultural makeover for Kuala LumpurSeptember 4, 2012
Parts of executive Kuala Lumpur will shortly be given a makeover to improved simulate Malaysia’s informative heritage. Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim pronounced his method was in contention with a Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing Ministry and a Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to put together a offer to be presented to a Cabinet for approval.
“We already have a Little India in Brickfields and a Chinatown in Petaling Street that does good to paint a Indian and Chinese cultures respectively. We wish to renovate some areas in KL, such as a widen from a KTMB building to a Sultan Abdul Samad building, to improved simulate other cultures that are also partial of a inhabitant heritage,” he said, adding that a makeover would embody Jalan Melayu to improved execute Malay culture.
Dr Rais pronounced he hoped a beginning would teach nationalism and larger appreciation for a nation’s informative heritage, generally among a younger generation. The apportion pronounced this while strictly dogmatic 154 National Heritage items, including 9 vital persons during a Sultan Abdul Samad building here yesterday. Among a 9 famous for their contributions to a republic as a partial of a inhabitant birthright are Nyonya Tan Abdullah for her dondang sayang, Eyo Hock Seng for his work in wayang kulit and mak yong practitioner Mek Jah Deris.
The other equipment listed are iconic buildings, archaeological and healthy sites, normal games, martial arts, normal cuisine, internal humanities and craft, dances, as good as normal medical practices. At a event, Rais also witnessed a executive flag-off of a Jejak Warisan (Heritage Footsteps) Program that was participated by 450 students from schools in KL and Selangor. The apportion pronounced programs such as these were critical to safeguard a country’s birthright is not lost by a younger generation. “Our birthright is a temperament as a nation. We need to pass on a stories, a humanities and enlightenment that creates us who we are, to a generations after us,” he said. Source: Thestar.com.my