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Four days Citrawarna Keluarga Malaysia begins

A total of 50,000 people are expected to attend the Citrawarna Keluarga Malaysia here in Padang Merdeka which had begins today until 27 February 2022.

The event happens from 10AM to 11PM daily.

According to a news report by Borneo Post, the target number was announced by the Malaysian Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) Minister Dato Sri Nancy Shukri.

Activities at Citrawarna Keluarga Malaysia

The massive event includes the following activities:

  • Sarawak Drum Festival – Includes several competitions like Bermukum, Sarawak Malay Drum, Clothing, Singing and Sarawak Drumming
  • Sarawak Gastronomy Exhibition
  • Sarawak Craft Festival – Involves more than 50 handicraft entrepreneurs
  • Colours of Malaysia performances – Daily dance, busking, drumming and multi-racial music.
  • Citrawarna Gala Night opening ceremony – Fireworks display and rhythmic water musicals and parade of decorated boats
  • Sape Concert in collaboration with the Malaysian Traditional Orchestra
  • Food fusion demonstrations
  • Treasure hunt
  • Food bazaar
The many crafts on display

According to MOTAC’s website, artist such as Mathew Ngau, Jerry Kamit, Dewi Liana Seriasta, Bob AF, Dayang Nurfaizah, Adrewson, Nicole Lai, Datuk Jamal Abdillah, Magen, Fendi Kenali and Roslan Madun will also perform at the event.

Strict SOPs

MOTAC assures that strict Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) will be applied during the festival with only those who are fully vaccinated allowed to participate in the event.

Dato Sri Nancy was also quoted by the malaymail as saying that the Waterfront would be barricaded to ensure there is crowd control for the event.

Cyril Dason

Cyril Dason was born and currently lives in Kuching. He loves jungle trekking, clean rivers and chilling out with friends.

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