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“Colours of 1Malaysia 2010” is a collection of street performances
to showcase Malaysia’s cultural heritage through music, songs and dances.
Photo by Chow KF (chow@malaysiacurrent.com).

22nd May, Kuala Lumpur "Colours of 1Malaysia 2010”, Ministry of Tourism Malaysia’s signature event since 1999, was showcased with a different theme and concept this year and presented in a vibrant and more grand celebration.

The event was graced by Seri Paduka Baginda Yang diPertuan Agong Al-Wathiqu Billah Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Ibni Al-Marhum- Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah. Also present was Seri Paduka Baginda Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Nur Zahirah.
 


 

Carrying the tagline “Greatest Tourism Malaysia Parade”, this year’s edition was based on a five-zone concept highlighting the tourism products of the respective zones: Eastern Zone with theme Homestay; Northern Zone presenting with theme Fabulous Food 1Malaysia (Fruit and Food Fairs). Move on to Central Zone with theme Mega Sales and Shopping Malls. Southern Zone also presenting theme Golden Beaches and Islands
Ecotourism Zone. There were also special dance performances by the Orang Asli (aborigines), Chinese and Indians in between presentation by each zone.
 


The highlight of the Parade was “The Faces of 1Malaysia” performance, which was first presented in Washington to the Prime Minister during his visit to the United States of America recently. 
Photo by Chow KF (chow@malaysiacurrent.com).

The event started as early as 5.00 pm and some 6,000 people took part in the parade this year. The 1.5 km parade started at Jalan Raja heading towards Jalan Raja Laut and it moved through Jalan Isfahan and Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman before heading back to Jalan Raja and Dataran Merdeka.

The highlight of the Parade was “The Faces of 1Malaysia” performance, which was first presented in Washington to the Prime Minister during his visit to the United States of America recently.

“Colours of 1Malaysia 2010” is a collection of street performances which was first launched in 1999 by the Ministry of Tourism to highlight Malaysia’s tourist attractions as well as to showcase Malaysia’s cultural heritage through music, songs and dances.

A mega Dikir Barat performance was among the highlights of this year’s event. The 5,000-strong group was given the recognition by the Malaysia Book of Records for the largest number of participants. The finale of the night was the “Tarian Cuti Cuti 1Malaysia”, a dance specially choreographed by the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia.
 

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