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Cultural makeover for Kuala Lumpur

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:

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1Malaysia International Shoe Festival

1Malaysia International Shoe Festival

I adore shoes!

Be-ribboned tied in lovable bows, stilettos, stylish sandals, jazzy platforms, gentle pumps or even a voluptuous span of boots, or two… oh, you’ll be marred for choice during this year’s shoe festival.

Especially with a launch of a 3rd Malaysia International Shoe Festival during Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur. The eventuality is hold from 30 Mar compartment 1 April, 2012 starting during 10.30 am compartment 8.30 pm.

Launched by a Queen, Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah, on a 29th March,  benefaction were  Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen, Tourism Ambassador and internationally-renowned shoe maker, Prof Dato Dr Jimmy Choo as good as Malaysian Footwear Manufacturers’ Association (MFMA) President, Tony Ting.

Some of a highlights during this year’s shoe festival include:

  • Prof Dato’ Dr Jimmy Choo’s, ‘Sogno Gallery’ embody a phenomenon of his oppulance shoe collection and couture, themed after a dragon year.
  • Malaysia boots engineer competition, where gifted designers emanate their many innovative and stylish shoe designs.
  • A Foot and Wellness Corner, generally for those wanting to get judicious tips on feet care, and beam on shoe shopping conduct on over here.
  • Shoe-on-wheels! A shoe automobile highway show, where radio deejays will expostulate around with a outrageous shoe perched atop a automobile (look out for it, folks) on a road. Participate in diversion quizzes and win sparkling prizes.
  • Check out a specifically designed Rainforest Shoe Wonderland, where designers have remade boots and incorporate it into bland life’s nuances.
  • Maybe we need and additional span of shoe for your wedding? Then conduct over to a Wedding Shoe Wonderland, where boots of each hue, distance and character are displayed for a ideal wedding.

Other attractions during a eventuality embody shoe conform show, shoe portrayal competition, clog-shoe creation gallery, general shoe dilemma and most more*.

See we there!

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Email Print 13 February 2012 | last updated at 03:18am
More Premium Outlets to be opened soon

JOHOR BARU: Two more Premium Outlets will be opened after the opening of the Johor Premium Outlets, Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen said. She said the opening of more Premium Outlets would contribute to the economy, as well as attract more tourists to do their shopping here.

“We will open more Premium Outlets in Sepang and Malacca,” she said after visiting the Johor Premium Outlets here yesterday. “With the opening of more Premium Outlets, we hope spending will increase from the present 30 per cent.” Bernama

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