Sunway Group Launches #JOMMALAYSIA Carnival In Sunway City

September 02, 2018

Are you proud to be " Anak Malaysia" ? I always proud to be Malaysia and this year National day is meaningful. Celebrate the launching of #JomMalaysia carnival in front of Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa. Special thanks dedicate to Sunway Group for the hard work to make the #JomMalaysia carnival a success event.



As a tribute to the national "Sayangi Malaysiaku" National Day theme, the carnival aims to bring Malaysians from all walks of life to spend the National Day together as one community. The carnival start at 10 am to 10pm from 31st August to 1st September 2018. Let's raise our Malaysia Flag and sjoin  #JomMalaysia carnival.


The carnival is officiate by Sunway EXCO Member, Puan Sri Datin Seri (Dr) Susan Cheah, along with Sunway Group Brand Marketing and communications Senior General Manager, Jane Poh by hitting the big drum three times. Speaking at the launch, Sunway Group Brand Marketing and Communications Senior General Manager, Jane Poh said, " A community that plays together, stays together, and we hope that the #JomMalaysia Carnival will deliver a sense of history, encourage the fostering of new friendships and strengthen family bonds to make us an even stronger nation. 




As a kick-off to the festivities, there was a festive drum performance by students from Sunway University. this was followed by a trishaw ride flag-off, which was one of the major attractions of the Carnival and a tour around the five experiential spaces- the Flavours Malaysia (food), voices of Malaysia (Music), Cultures of Malaysia (Dance), Arts of Malaysia (Arts & Crafts) and Games of Malaysia (Games).



The morning saw visitors eagerly exploring the mysterious " Evolution Tunnel" which was built within an existing rock tunnel. Inside, the crowd marveled at the unique historical timeline which showcased Malaysia's rich historical heritage alongside Sunway's transformation from its early mining days into a multinational conglomerate today, in tandem with Malaysia's progress as a nation.

At Flavours of Malaysia, you get to taste Malaysia local delights such as nasi kerabu, Laksa, rojak, cendol and some local snacks. It really bring back the memories during my childhood time. Public can enjoy the food at recycled crates were used to create a makeshift dining area.



Childhood Food Store will wow the kids as they get to grab their favorite retro snacks like Laughing Cow Belcubes, Biskut Piring, Apollo Cococlate Wafers, Ice Gems and roti Ice Cream were snapped up by curious children who were delighted with the sweet and colorful treats.





The graceful dancers from ASWARA Malaysia were a hit with visitors who encircled the Cultures of Malaysia stage. The crowd met every performance with enthusiasm, with some capturing the colorful moments on video while many posed for pictures with the dancers.

Similarly, an enthusiastic group was seen at the Voices of Malaysia space were rich melodic voices and passionate live performances by the Malaysia Buskers Club captivated the audience. 

At the Traditional Malaysian Games section, groups of strangers came together to compete with each other amidst humorous laughter and good- natured jibes. Each tried to best other players at old-fashioned games of congkak, batu Seremban, teng teng, lompat getah, sepak bulu ayam, and even the eraser battle.

The young entrepreneurs and artisans at the Buatan Malaysia and Heritage Street sections enjoyed brisk saled of their arts and crafts, clothing, accessories, toys and rattan-made items.

Along the heritage street, Instagrammers were spotted busily editing their posts after posing with newly bought items or taking a shot of pre independence architecture. 

The event also saw Malaysians pledging to create a greener and more sustainable Malaysia, Signing their names on leaves which would result in a tree sapling being planted in Sunway Iskandar, Johor. Sunway is targeting to obtain 6,000 pledges which will translate to 6,000 trees being planted. More information on Sunway City, log on to https://www.sunway.city .






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