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1Malaysia International Shoe Festival

1Malaysia International Shoe Festival

By on March 30, 2012 in Arts & Craft, Malaysia, Museums/Gallery, Shopping with 3 Comments

I love shoes! Be-ribboned tied in cute bows, stilettos, chic sandals, jazzy platforms, comfortable pumps or even a sexy pair of boots, or two… oh, you’ll be spoiled for choice at this year’s shoe festival. Especially with the launch of the 3rd Malaysia International Shoe Festival at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur. The event […]

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Malaysia Tourism Award 2010/2011 Winners

By on December 23, 2011 in Malaysia with 6 Comments

Congratulations to winners of the recent Malaysia Tourism Award 2010/2011 ! The gracious presence of Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Haminah Hamidun certainly made the Malaysia Tourism Award ceremony, a grand affair to remember. First initiated in 1987, the Malaysia Tourism Award, is held bi-annually. It is […]

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Deepavali

By on November 4, 2010 in Celebrations with 1 Comment

The scent of freshly cut jasmine wafts through the air. The kolam decorated intricately with rice powder is a riot of colours. Deepavali treats such as murukku, omapoodi and sweetmeats are prepared for guests.

Preparations are under way for the big celebration of Deepavali in households throughout Malaysia.

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A new day, a new year!

By on January 7, 2010 in Celebrations with 8 Comments

Happy New Year!

New resolutions? New places to travel? Any interesting places to visit?

Share the adventure with us as we explore more of Malaysia this year.

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The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

By on May 18, 2009 in Museums/Gallery with 4 Comments

The smooth jawi script, intricately carved with the words ‘Tengku Khazijah binti Seri Maharaja Sultan Abdul Jalil, Riau 1127 (Hijrah)’, shone brightly in the glass case. The words were inscribed onto a silver tray, replete with small motifs.

It must have once been an important household item, used by the Riau royal family. Present in the early days of the Riau Sultanate, it would have been used to carry delicious cooked food, and warm drinks for family members, guests and friends.

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