Posts Tagged ‘Kuala Lumpur’


Tamilselvi Doesn’t Speak Tamil

Tamilselvi Doesn’t Speak Tamil

Ada udang, ada garam
Banyak orang, banyak ragam

The Malay proverb above basically means that in this colourful world, there are many types of people with many types of behaviour. Read more »

World’s Best Movies

World’s Best Movies

It is undeniable that one of the best ways of unwinding after a long day’s work is catching a great movie. Though most of the movies that made it to our shores are deemed to be more suitable our Malaysian viewing, there are many other movies both local and international that are equally as engaging. For movie buffs who have enjoyed immensely the myriad spread of movies presented by klpac and The Actors Studio last year, here are more great movies for all to enjoy:-

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World Press Photo 2011

World Press Photo 2011

What first started out as a national competition became an international annual event when members of the Dutch photojournalists’ union came up with the idea back in 1955. Ever since that first competition, the people at Nederlandse Vereniging van Fotojournalisten (NVF) have always displayed the winning pictures in an exhibition. At first there were only over 300 photographs sent in by 42 photographers from 11 countries that were submitted for the competition. Over the years, these numbers have increased tremendously, as evident with the record number of images received for the competition in 2011 – a whopping 108, 059 images taken by 5,691 photographers from 125 countries including Malaysia.

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Konsert Awie & Ella

Konsert Awie & Ella

Norzila bt Hj Aminuddin, or better known by her stage name Ella, is a popular rock singer in Malaysia. With a career spanning over 2 decades, Ella still holds the local record for the best-selling female artist for selling over 300,000 copies at the peak of her music career. Dubbed as ‘Ratu Rock’ (Queen of Rock) by her local fans, no other title fits her status as a Malaysian rock star better. Her latest solo album, released in 2007 entitled Rama-Rama became one of the most popular songs in that year.

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An Impression of Malaysian Art – Defining Events and Artist Groups

An Impression of Malaysian Art – Defining Events and Artist Groups

It is common for many Malaysians to feel that appreciating art only applies to people who are from the higher income group. And who can blame them for thinking so, for there is a grain of truth in their misconception as valuable art pieces can be quite costly. There are many other ways of appreciating Malaysian art that does not require a person to part with a substantial amount of money.

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Mystical Eve Interview: Pop Shuvit

Mystical Eve Interview: Pop Shuvit

Two members of Pop Shuvit were spotted at the Mystical Eve Countdown Party press conference recently. AJ and JD were kind enough to answer the questions we lined up for them. Enjoy!

M.com: How does it feel to be invited to perform at the Mystical Eve Countdown Party?
JD: Definitely excited. I am really excited because we have never played here before in a new environment. Usually, New Year’s eve parties are always held at the usual places, so this year it is going to be different and better!
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