Art Of Speed Malaysia Lucky Draw Prize Presentation.

Art of Speed Malaysia today presented the prize to the lucky draw winner of the 6th Annual Art Of Speed Malaysia that was drawn during the event on 29 & 30 July at MAEPS Serdang. Mohd Fadly bin Mohd Zerain, 42 years old from Puncak Alam Selangor, won a customized RXZ 135 double engine built by FNG Works and fabricated by Beautiful Machines. Fadly won the crowd applause beating the other 2 finalists on the main stage on Sunday afternoon.The RXZ bike is named “The Twinboss”. The specification is as the following:Frame: Custom Special Construction (FEA tested)Engine: Yamaha RXZ 135 (x2)Exhaust: Made by Legend Racing GarageFinal Drivetrain: ChainFront Wheel: 18" alloy with Bridgestone safety tyreRear Wheel: 17" alloy with Pirelli SlicksBrakes: Dual piston disc brake (rear only)Wiring: CustomPrimary Drive: CustomBodywork: Digger style. Tank and seat custom made by Beautiful MachinesFoot Control: CustomHand Control: Clip on handlebar with custom hidden throttle cablePaintwork: By SlingshotPinstripe: Wildman, MOONEYES JapanDuring the prize presentation, the builder, Irwann Cheng from FNG Works, 26 years old from Ipoh and the owner of Beautiful Machines, Rajay Singh also attended the ceremony.Asep Ahmad also announced that Art of Speed will be going on tour and will be called “Gasolina Tour 2017”. Gasolina Tour 2017 will be held both stand alone and in support of local organizers to create quality content for their own community events.Our first stop was Port Dickson for PD Bike Fest on 9 September and then Kelantan for the collaboration event Speed Demon in conjunction of the Rugged Rachun Ride event organized by Rachun MC at Irama Beach, Bachok on last 16 & 17 Sept 2017. Art of Speed Racing Division also competed in the race. We also picked our AOS2018 VIP GUEST (AOS PICK) award at both events respectively. AOS will then be heading to Johor to assist Leftee Works to co-host the annual global charity ride; the Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride on the 24th September.November will see us invade Puteri Harbour in Johor as we participate in the yearly Iskarnival IP Kool Festival. The 5th Annual Art Of Speed Johor will be bigger, better show with amazing content for bikers and car enthusiast at the three-day festival on the 24, 25 & 26 of November.We will be heading to Japan to fulfil an invitation to attend the 26th Annual Yokohama Hot Rod Custom Show 2017 on December 3rd. This year’s edition will see 20 participants from Malaysia & Indonesia taking part in the trip organized by AOS. More information about Gasolina Tour 2017 and our activities can be found on our social media pages on Facebook & Instagram.

VIR DAS BOARDING DAS WORLD TOUR GALAXY HALL at HGH CONVENTION CENTRE on the 23rd NOVEMBER 2017

On the heels of sold out performances across the world, accomplished Indian actor, stand-up comedian, musician and writer, Vir Das, will be taking the stage in Kuala Lumpur at the HGH Convention Centre on 23 November 2017 as part of his Boarding Das World Tour.Das’ tour is in support of his upcoming one-hour comedy special titled “Abroad Understanding,” that was released by Netflix April 25, 2017. Das has garnered attention across film, television and stand-up as the biggest English speaking comedian in India and has proven himself to be one of the country’s top entertainers. Das is embarking on a global stand-up tour preforming on six continents and in 20 countries- Canada, Australia, Switzerland, UK, Norway, Denmark, South Africa, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, Belgium, Nigeria and France among others.Das’ performance is a marriage between theater and comedy, captivating audiences with his fast-paced high-energy delivery and clever wit. He transforms the western image of the typical Kwik-E-Mart humor into a show that is raw, edgy, intelligent and relevant. His comedy perspective is accessible and relatable to a mainstream audience and he is poised to take on the world with his unique point-of-view.Fans will recognize Vir from his various films such as BadMaash Company, Delhi Belly and Revolver Rani. The Hollywood Reporter has said, “Das Exhibits a deft comic timing and a winning vulnerability... A sparkling comic performance.” Whether Vir is on stage, behind a guitar, or in front of a camera, he is destined to be an international comedy phenomenon with an unlimited supply of hilarious misbehavior proving funny is funny.Visit: http://www.weirdasscomedy.com/ or https://www.virdas.in/homeCheck him out on: https://www.instagram.com/weirdasscomedy or https://twitter.com/TheWeirdassWhen: 23rd November 2017 (8.30pm)Where: Galaxy Hall, HGH Convention Center Kuala LumpurTicket Price: VIP - RM250, Platinum - RM200, Gold - RM160, Silver - RM120, Bronze - RM80Tickets available online through Ticketpro Malaysia’s website : https://www.ticketpro.com.my/LOLEvents/2181846-Vir-Das-Boarding-Das.htmlEnrich Promo:Enrich as the Official Airline Loyalty Partner for the show is giving its members a special 15% discount off tickets for selected shows with LOL Events. To sign up for Enrich, go towww.enrich.malaysiaairlines.com. Sign up is free!

AHMED AHMED - DOUBLE TROUBLE SHOW PJ Live Art on the 28th OCTOBER 2017

Egyptian-American actor, comedian, producer, and director Ahmed Ahmed is one of the most diverse, multi-faceted talents in the entertainment industry today. His one mission - to prove that humour can breach cultural barriers. Thus Malaysia is one of Ahmed Ahmed’s destinations as he embarks on his world tour. Featuring locally reknown comedian, Andrew Netto, the show aptly called Double Trouble happens 27 October 2017 in PJ Live Arts by Jaya One. Ahmed Ahmed blends cultural identity and comedy in a stand up-act that allows audiences to laugh at themselves and appreciate others. He is an avid proponent of bridging the divide between the Middle East and West through comedy. Audiences will be entertained with stories of growing up in a immigrant household, the struggles of breaking stereotypes post 9/11 and his journey into making his name known in the Mecca of the Entertainment World. There isn’t a doubt that Ahmed makes BIG impacts on stage. His observations on race relations, Islamaphobia and the Arab-American experience resonates with crowds. Ahmed gained fame with the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, a highly acclaimed comedy tour aimed to stop prejudice towards Middle Easterner thorough a comedic approach. He can be seen starring as “Ahmed” on TBS’ hit comedy series Sullivan & Son, produced by comedian Vince Vaughn. Ahmed’s first big break was in the suspense, action film Executive Decision alongside Kurt Russell, Steven Segal, and Halle Berry. He then went on to appear in a handful of blockbuster and cult hit features including Swingers, Iron Man, and You Don’t Mess With The Zohan.In 2011, Ahmed made his directorial debut with his groundbreaking documentary Just Like Us, a celebration of culture and comedy, that follows Ahmed and ten American comedians through Dubai, Egypt, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia, performing in front of over 20,000 Arabs and Muslims across the region. The film premiered at Tribeca Film Festival, and went on to be selected at 30 international film festivals, winning several “Best Director” and “Best Documentary” awards. Ahmed was invited to The White House to meet President Obama, and later Hilary Clinton- as they commended him on creating a project that made an effort to break down barriers and encourage cross-cultural dialogue. Ahmed is currently a paid regular performer at the world famous Comedy Story in Hollywood, The Laugh Factory, and the Comedy Cellar in New York City. He is a true believer that laughter heals, and that comedy can bridge the gap between communities across the world. The Double Trouble show in Malaysia is sponsored by Enrich by Malaysia Airlines as an Official Airline Loyalty Partner and The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel as the Official Hotel. Trust us the show will be the bomb! (Not literally). Visit: http://www.ahmedahmed.com/Check him out on: https://www.facebook.com/ahmedahmedcomedyEnrich Promo:Enrich as the Official Airline Loyalty Partner for the show is giving its members a special 15% discountoff tickets for selected shows with LOL Events. To sign up for Enrich, go towww.enrich.malaysiaairlines.com. Sign up is free!When : 28 October 2017 (8:30 PM)Where : PJ Live Arts by Jaya OneTicket Price : Premium - RM 150, Prime - RM 120, Economy - RM 90Tickets available online through PJ Live Arts by Jaya One’s website :http://www.pjlivearts.my/whats-on/ahmed-ahmed-double-trouble/

Study. Work. Enjoy Australia with Blue Education!

Blue Education was established in the 90s and continues to promote the Australian lifestyle and education to International students. Providing students with professional and reliable advice with the purpose of helping them discover the right course and pathway to pursue in Australia, Blue Education is always on hand to offer all sort of study and learning programmes from all across Australia!This year, Blue Education is inviting all Malaysians an opportunity to study, work and enjoy Australia through a variety of scholarships that are being offered from some of the renown institutions in Australia!Among the scholarships available are:1. AUD$20,000 for the tuition fees for Le Cordon Bleu to pursue a 3-year degree in Perth, majoring in Tourism and Hospitality Management; or Convention and Event Management (in take is January 2018)2. Partial or full scholarship to study Y11/ 12 and foundation studies (for SPM leavers) with very good academic standing3. Diversity (partial) scholarship for those interested to pursue an English Language Course or Diploma studies in Business or Information Technology.4. Women's Technology Scholarship (partial) for the ladies who are interested to pursue studies in:ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology NetworkingICT50415 Diploma of Information Technology NetworkingICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology NetworkingICT50115 Diploma of Information TechnologyAt Blue Education Australia, they believe in giving you the true taste of life in Australia and to show you that there is a future there once you're done with your studies. So if it has always been a dream of yours to study, work and live in Australia, then what are you waiting for? Check out the link below for more information on the scholarships availablehttps://www.blueeducation.com.au/eventswww.facebook.com/blueeducation.com.au

LEGO® BRINGS THE MASTERS OF SPINJITSU TO SUNWAY PYRAMID

Games, Goodies, Special Appearances byTHE LEGO® NINJAGO® MOVIE™ life - sized Costume Characters,and More in Store for Fans.Fans of LEGO® NINJAGO® are in for an adventure with the upcoming release of The LEGO® NINJAGO® MovieTM. The movie that follows the footsteps of The LEGO®Movie and The LEGO® Batman Movie promises fans a blend of meta-humor and the always fun LEGO® action. In  conjunction  with  the  big  premiere,  LEGO Malaysia treats fans  of  the masters  of ‘spinjitsu’ by bringing the movie to life at its special The LEGO® NINJAGO® CHALLENGE Event. Details of the The LEGO® NINJAGO® CHALLENGE Event are as follow:Venue: LG2, Blue Concourse, Sunway PyramidDate: Friday,15 September –Sunday,24 September 2017Built in partnership with 20th Century Fox Malaysia and Box of Bricks to promote the latest blockbuster in the LEGO® franchise and introduce the new The LEGO® NINJAGO® MOVIE TM play sets, fans of LEGO® and the highly trained ninja warriors are in for a treat –with awesome The LEGO® NINJAGO® MOVIE TM themed activities, special appearance by our favourite THE LEGO® NINJAGO® MOVIE™ life -sized Costume Characters and fun-tastic ways to redeem LEGO® goodies ! “The LEGO® NINJAGO® series captivated many with its special concoction of humour, action and values since its debut in 2011. We believe that The LEGO® NINJAGO® MOVIE TM is sure to be yet another huge phenomenon  and  we  wanted  more  reasons  to  connect  with  our  fans.  What  better  way  to  do  that  than bringing the joy of building to them.Working hand -in-hand with the film, the event brings to life a new level of  cross- platform  entertainment enriched  with  play - as  we  reach  out  to  our  LEGO  fans  through  our products,  movies,  and  the many  exciting activities  at  the  mall ultimately  bringing  fun  and  play  to Malaysians,” says Leslie Falvey, General Manager, LEGO® Singapore and Malaysia.Mr Leslie Falvey, General Manager of LEGO® Singapore and Malaysia, sharing his excitement over the fun-tastic activities that LEGO® has in store for kids and adults alike who visit the LEGO® NINJAGO®Challenge Event.Avid LEGO® and NINJAGO® fans are treated to the following awesome activities at Sunway Pyramid: THE LEGO® NINJAGO® Challenge: The LEGO® NINJAGO® Challenge is where fans will pit against Lord Garmadon’s army at three different battlegrounds namely the dojo, jitsu and mech areas. Each area tests a different ninja spirit that is required for one to  become  a  full - fledged  ninja –courage,  perseverance,  and  team  work.  Completing  all  three challenges enables  fans  to customize their very  own  LEGO®  NINJAGO®  Minifigure  Avatar  and  take  it home with them with any LEGO® purchases. Plenteous photo opportunities with LEGO® Ninja Kai, Llyod and Jay! Crystalize your memory and experience with plenty photo opportunities with LEGO® NINJAGO® Kai, Jay and Llyod mascots. Exciting activities were designed for fans of LEGO®NINJAGO® at the LEGO® NINJAGO ® Challenge event at Sunway Pyramid, Blue Concourse including mascot appearances of the much-loved Master Wu, ninja Kai and ninja Llyod. From left to right:Amy Hoo, Marketing Manager of Sunway PyramidLeslie Falvey, General Manager of LEGO®Singapore and MalaysiaJacob Leighton Rennison, Senior Marketing Manager of LEGO®Malaysia Dylan Fan, Director of Box of Bricks  Moo Hon Mei, Marketing Director of Twentieth Century Fox Malaysia. Ninjas Kai, Jay and Llyod will take turns to join the fans on Fridays to Sundays including public holidays*. Exclusive LEGO® NINJAGO® Movie goodies and play set promotions Fans  can also  get  their hands  on  the  newly  launched  The  LEGO®  NINJAGO®  MOVIE TM play  sets  and enjoy various promotions** on their favourite LEGO® sets. THE LEGO® NINJAGO® Challenge Event at Sunway Pyramid will run from Fri, 15 September 2017 to Sun, 24  September 2017. For  more  information  about  the  event and newly  launched  The LEGO® NINJAGO® MOVIE TM play sets, please visit LEGO® Malaysia’s   Facebook page, www.facebook.com/legomalaysia.official. The LEGO® NINJAGO® MOVIE TM will be released Thursday, 21 September 2017 onwards. Check out the hilarious trailers and keep yourself updated with more news on The  LEGO®  NINJAGO®  MOVIE TM by  visiting  the 20th Century  Fox  Malaysia official  Facebook  page www.facebook.com/foxmovies.my. Fans can share their The LEGO® NINJAGO® MOVIE TM experiences by using the hashtags #NINJAGOChallenge and #LEGOMY*Ninjas Kai, Jay and Llyod will take turns to join the fans on Fridays to Sundays including public holidays at Blue Concourse, Sunway Pyramid. They will make an appearance on:15 September 2017 – 18 September 201722 September 2017 –24 September 2017**Fans can enjoy promotions that entails them to awesome goodies:A LEGO®  NINJAGO®  Master  Training  Ground  with The LEGO®  NINJAGO®  MOVIE product purchases of RM 99 and above Four  (4) special  screenings of  the  movie that  comes  with 4  sets  of popcorn  and  drinks, and  a LEGO®  NINJAGO®  Master  Training  Ground  with The LEGO®  NINJAGO®  MOVIE product purchases of RM 349 and above Exclusive early bird deal that entails two (2) LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort worth RM 490, Four (4) movie premiere tickets that comes with 4 sets of popcorn and drinks, and a LEGO® NINJAGO® Master Training Ground for LEGO® purchases of RM 899 and above.Additionally, LEGO® and NINJAGO® enthusiasts can look forward to THE LEGO® NINJAGO® Challenge event that will also take place in Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang with similar activities and loads of goodies waiting  to  be  brought  back  home.  Fans  can enjoy  the  exciting  activities  from 29  September  2017  to  8 October 2017. Visit http://lego.build/myNINJAGOChallengePenang for more information. LEGO®NINJAGO® dioramas created in collaboration with LEGO® User Group of Malaysia (LOM LUG) brings the LEGO® NINJAGO® experience to life.                       

RESULTS | Finals of Miss Cosmopolitan World 2017 : aforadio.com

The finals of Miss Cosmopolitan World 2017 which was held at IOI Marriott Putrajaya Hotel on 16 September, saw Sheryltha Pratyscha of Indonesia who was crowned as the WINNER. The beauty defeated contestants from twenty-nine countries who competed for the title this year. Sheryltha is from Malang, Indonesia who is 21 years of age and stands at 172cm. She was previously a finalist for Kakang-Mbakyu Kota Malang 2013 and the title holder of Puteri Indonesia Jawa Timur 2014/15.In addition to taking the crown home, she also won 'Best National Costume', 'Miss Gintell Wellness' and 'Miss Elegance'.1st Runner Up - Myat Noe Chit (Miss Myanmar)Myat Noe Chit took home 'Best Evening Gown' and 'Miss Pearl'.2nd Runner Up - Semoy De Four (Miss Trinidad & Tobago)Semoy also took home 'Best National Costume' and 'Miss Caring Heart'.3rd Runner Up - Stephanie Ellen (Miss USA)Stephanie also took home an award for 'Miss Body Confidence'.4th Runner Up - Chanelle Wong (Miss Malaysia)Chanelle also bagged 'Miss Popularity', 'Miss Palm Garden', 'Best National Costume', 'Miss GEM', and 2nd Runner Up for 'Best Talent'.Check out the ladies who completed the TOP 10 (in no particular order):-Kseyina Makouskaya (Miss Russia)Emilia Dobreva (Miss Kosovo)Priyadarshini Borah (Miss India)Chelsea-Anne (Miss Australia)Krystelle Mhae (Miss Philippines)Best National CostumeFrom (L), Alua Azilkhanova (Miss Kazakhstan), Anjali Vinodya (Miss Sri Lanka), Semoy De Four (Miss Trinidad & Tobago), Chanelle Wong (Miss Malaysia) and Sheryltha Pratyscha (Miss Indonesia)Other awards given out included Best Smile (Miss Poland - Malgorzata Habdas), Miss Pearl (Miss Myanmar - Myat Noe Chit), Miss Sky Mirror (Miss Thailand - Thitirat Supopak), Miss Congeniality (Miss Korea - Ruy Anna).Miss Body Confident - Stephanie Ellen (Miss USA)Miss Perfect Brow - Chelsea-Anne (Miss Australia)Miss Social Media - Kseyina Makouskaya (Miss Russia)Miss GEM - Chanelle Wong (Miss Malaysia)Miss Gintell Wellness - Sheryltha Pratyscha (Miss Indonesia)Miss Photogenic - Raminta Leonaite (Miss Lithuania)Best Talent AwardsWINNER - Priyadarshini Borah (Miss India)1ST RUNNER UP - Emilia Dobreva (Miss Kosovo)2ND RUNNER UP - Chanelle Wong (Miss Malaysia)Also given out that night were the following subtitle awards:-Miss Beautiful Hair - Emiko Kano (Miss Japan)Miss Uroko - Hsieh Ling-Tzu (Miss Taiwan)Miss Elegance - Sheryltha Pratyscha (Miss Indonesia)Best Evening Gown - Myat Noe Chit (Miss Myanmar)Miss Popularity - Chanelle Wong (Miss Malaysia)Miss Caring Heart - Semoy De Four (Miss Trinidad & Tobago)For more info on Miss Cosmopolitan World 2017, visit Miss Cosmopolitan World 2017 or fb.com/MissCosmopolitanWorld

Slide The City All Set To Slide Its Way Back to the Klang Valley! : aforadio.com

Slide the City Malaysia is back a will be here to stay for a month-long, every weekend on Fridays (5pm - 12am), Saturdays & Sundays (9am - 12am) from 30 Sept - 29 Oct 2017 at Setia City Convention Centre in Setia Alam.Slide the City is a global phenomenon that brings a gigantic slip n' slide onto city streets and has invaded major cities such as Columbia, Canada, United Kingdom, Korea, United States, Japan, Hong Kong, Brunei, China, Macau, Taiwan and more. Monkey Theory Sdn. Bhd. first brought the iconic slide to Malaysia in December 2015 and has since travelled across Malaysia and landed in states such as Penang, Melaka, Johor Bahru and Kuantan."We heard what our fans had to say and we are now extending the sliding days from only one weekend to a month long event! We want everyone to have the opportunity to experience the slide at least once in their lives! So, just put on your sunscreens and grab your best summer outfit and speed down this gigantic slip n' slide for a family fun day in the sun." - Mr Leong Delon, Founder & CEO of Monkey Theory Sdn. Bhd., the organisers of Slide the City Malaysia.A portion of the sales proceeds will be be channeled towards the National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia (NKF Malaysia) in support of patients suffering from kidney disease. Slide the City Malaysia also aims to raise awareness of obesity, targeting a healthy lifestyle in a fun and engaging event in which the whole family can participate. Besides experiencing the premium slide, visitors will also get to participate in the carnival-like atmosphere with many other activities which will take place simultaneously. The event will feature live music, and carnival games such as the Rodeo Bull, Dunking Game, Bungee Run as well as the Gladiator Joust. There will be a host of other activities set to offer fun for the whole family, and visitors will also be invited to partake in the many food offerings of over 15 food trucks in presence. "Slide the City is also proud to partner with Wahoo Events for their Shark Savers campaign. This is a dear cause to us as we pledge to say NO to the consumption of shark fins. As organisers of Slide the City, not only are we committed to this campaign, we are also firm believers that as responsible citizens of the world, we should do our part in helping spread awareness to preserve our natural resources for future generations. In relation to this, we would also like to encourage everyone to pledge for this cause and say NO to shark fins and any shark related products sold in the market." - Mr Leong Delon.Slide the City Malaysia is proud to work Glinter, GoPro, Pico Design, Kose (Malaysia) and Warrior as the Official Sponsors and S P Setia, Haribo, UBER, tonton, Cleo, Wahoo Events, Great Eastern, AirAsia BIG, ROKKI, Fitness First, 7-Eleven, National Kidney Foundation Malaysia, LAC Printing and Packaging, Chili Pang Pang, Tantannews, GO Communications, Anita Souvenirs, TV3, 8TV, SAYS, OhBulan, Sirap Limau, Klips and Studio8 (Quickie) as Official Partners. The event is also supported by Tourism Selangor.Regular and VIP tickets each are priced from as low as RM29 and RM86. Tickets can be bought online at Slide The City Asia and on site on event day. Other places selling tickets are at selected 7-Eleven stores in Penang Island, Selangor and within the Klang Valley starting from the 3rd week of September 2017 onwards.For more info on Slide the City Malaysia, visit the official Facebook page at fb.com/slidethecitymalaysia 

Meet The Ladies of Miss Cosmopolitan World 2017 : aforadio.com

Miss Armenia (Yana Grigoryan)Miss Australia (Chelsea-Anne)Miss Belarus (Liubou Shapovalava)Miss China (Theresa Sun)Miss England (Louise Toms)Miss Greece (Alexandra Vozikaki)Miss India (Priyadarshini Borah)Miss Indonesia (Sherylta Prastyscha)Miss Japan (Emiko Kano)Miss Kazakhstan (Alua Azilkhanova)Miss Korea (Ruy Anna)Miss Kosovo (Emilia Dobreva)Miss Latin America (Ruth Jovana)Miss Lithuania (Raminta Leonaite)Miss Malaysia (Chenelle Wong)Miss Mexico (Jessica Parrilla)Miss Myanmar (Myat Noe Chit)Miss New Zealand (Zhane Seymour)Miss Philippines (Krystelle Mhae)Miss Poland (Malgorzata Habdas)Miss Russia (Kseyina Makouskaya)Miss Siberia (Ekaterina Makarova)Miss Singapore (Gladys Chan)Miss Sri Lanka (Anjali Vinodya)Miss Taiwan (Hsieh Ling-Tzu)Miss Thailand (Thitirat Supopak)Miss Trinidad & Tobago (Semoy De Four)Miss Turkmenistan (Gulnur Annaberdeyyeva)Miss Ukraine (Yulia Medvedieva)Miss USA (Stephanie Ellen)We would like to wish all the ladies best of luck! In addition, VOTE below for your favourite lady who you think can walk away with the title of Miss Cosmopolitan World 2017!Loading...

Russell Curtis and the Rowdy Gentlemen release their first single "Anak Malaysia"

A showcase of Malaysia's most talented musicians in one room is what it was, a night with soulful music and great talents. Recently we were invited to the launch and showcase of Russell Curtis and the Rowdy Gentlemen first single which is called "Anak Malaysia". The funky tune is about how cool it is to be Malaysian, released in conjunction with Malaysia Day 2017. With support of FiftySix Degrees Whisky, they are scheduled to perform at the Kansai Music Conference in Osaka mid September. Russell Curtis (Lead Vocalist)Russell Curtis and the Rowdy Gentlemen(RCRG) consist of 7 accomplished musicians with a mini horn section and renowned Music Director Tok Khon at the helm of bringing Curtis' Compositions to life. RCRG performs a mix of original and creatively reworked covers, culminating in a high energy performance of funk, soul and hip-hop. T.K on the KeyboardsGideon Yogan on the BassJude Bensing on the GuitarOriginally a back band of session musicians for the Russell Curtis Project tour in 2014 and subsequent shows throughout 2015/2016, they were officially rename Russell Curtis and The Rowdy Gentlemen in April this year. RCRG Consist of, Russell Curtis (Vocalist/ Compositions), Tok Khon (Keyboards/Music Director), Jude Bensing (Guitar/Backing Vocals), Gideon Yogan (Bass/Backing Vocals), Derrick Siow (Drums), Yow Weng Wai (Alto and Tenor Saxophone), and Khairul Anwar (Trumpet). Russell tell us that he got inspired to write the song while he and his band members was having a cup of teh tarik (Tea) and while looking around and having a conversation he notice how we Malaysians are a bunch of diverse people sitting in the cafe and how much we all look beyond our differences when we sit and have a cup of tea and just like that he was inspired to write the song. He added by saying that he realised how much we needed to have this right now with whats been going on lately in our country. "People are so caught up with their lives that they tend to forget how much we should be thankful for, to be in a country where we can have drinks and food at anytime of the day, play sports, go shopping, clubbing, and even school all races in one class room different languages." If you have not check out the Music Video yet, here it is.

MITA Travel Fair 2018 - Malaysia's Largest Tourism Fair Is Set To Become The World Class Icon Event For Malaysia

Hailed as Malaysia’s Largest Tourism Fair , MITA Travel Fair 2018 will be showcasing a wide variety of travel and tourism offerings with an expected number of 1,000 booths available for industry players to promote and sell their travel related products. It will be held at the newly –opened Malaysian International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC), the latest convention Centre in the city fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities.MITA Travel Fair 2018, the brainchild of inbound industry experts at Malaysian Inbound Tourism Association (MITA); will be the third edition held since its inception in 2016. MITA Travel Fair has grown from 150 booths ( 2016 ) to 650 booths ( 2017). This year the event will take place from 19th-21st January 2018 and anticipates at least 75,000 visitors with projected sales of RM25million. The event is held to promote Domestic & Inbound Tourism segment which is growing by the year. Last year (2016), a total of 189.3 Million Domestic Visitors were recorded with 253.9 Million trips made. Total expenditure was RM74.773 Billion ( up by 7% as compared to 2015).“Since the first MITA Travel Fair in 2016, we have received good support form Ministry of Tourism and Cultural (MOTAC), Tourism Malaysia, State Tourism and the tourism industry players itself. As the tourism industry is an important engine for Malaysian economy, we are giving special priority to boost the domestic inbound tourism sector at the fair. This is to encourage Malaysian to travel domestic and take advantage of the special offers available at  the fair” said Mr Uzaidi Udanis, President of MITA during the press conference of MITA Travel Fair 2018.Mr Uzaidi Udanis - President of MITA Travel Fair 2018.The highlights of the MITA Travel Fair 2018 includes the discounted travel packages up to 70% off the normal price as well as popular “Happy Hour Sales” where visitors can purchase tickets of theme parks at an unbelievable price of only RM8 nett and special rates of RM88 per room/per night for hotel accommodation.“This year , we are going to introduce different pavilion to cater different target groups throughout the travel fair such as Golf Fest for golfers, Dive Expo for diving enthusiasts, Eco & Agro Tourism Hall for nature & environment lovers as well as the Malaysian Food Festival which will feature a fantastic array of authentic local cuisine form all over Malaysia,” explained Mr Adam Kamal bin Ahmad Kamil who is the organizing Chairman of the event.Mr Adam Kamal Bin Ahmad Kamil - Organizing Chairman MITA Travel Fair 2018. “ After resounding success with 100 international buyers attended this year’s Buyers Meet Seller Session ; next year we plan to double the participants of international trade buyers to 200 international  trade buyers from all over the world including China, India, America, Europe, the Middle East, India Sub Continent and ASEAN” added Adam Kamal.MITA Travel Fair 2018 will also be introducing the first World Travel Fair to introduce new and upcoming travel destinations such as Turkmenistan, Guilin and Nantong to name a few. There will be also be forums/ seminars on Eco and Argo Tourism to educate industry players on the new emerging trends for the local market.MITA will be also cooperating with other Associations namely the Bumiputera Travel Association ( BUMITRA), Chinese Travel Agents Associations (MCTA), Malaysia Indian Travel Agents Association (MITTA), Malaysia Scuba Diving Association , and Malaysia Budget Hotel Association (MyBha)  as well as other Government agencies like Tourism Malaysia , Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Ministry of Agriculture & ANGKASA to make the event a success and become an icon world class tourism event for Malaysia.YB Datuk Mas Ermieyati Binti Samsudin - Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture MalaysiaFor any enquiries/ booth reservations, please log on to https://www.mita-travelfair.com/wp/ 

tvN Brand New Original Production EXPERIENCE THE REAL THAILAND featuring NICKHUN & JUN. K : aforadio.com

tvN's brand new travelogue, Experience the Real Thailand is here featuring South Korean boy band 2PM members Nichkhun and Jun. K. The single epsiode programme aims at presenting the unique and REAL side of Thailand to Asian audiences through a fun, relaxing and authentic experience. The show is fully supported by Tourism Authority of Thailand.Before shooting began, Mr. Chattan Kunjara Na Ayudhya, TAT's Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications, attended a welcome dinner hosted by CJ E&M HK at the Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park Hotel, for Nichkhun and Jun. K. Although being a Thai-American, Nichkhun hasn't spent much time in Thailand due to his overseas studies, the dinner gave him and Jun. K a chance to exchange with Mr. Chattan and deepen their understanding of the REAL Thailand and its culture before they embark on their journey in various cities of Thailand.After a night's rest, the duo officially started off their vacation in Thailand beginning with Bangkok. Their itinerary included cultural landmarks as the Temple of Dawn and the Reclining Buddha Temple. They also enjoyed Thai fine dining, took a Muay Thai class and experienced a traditional Thai massage to soothe their body. The duo then travelled to Lampang, to get a chance to create their own Lamapng bowl and visit the Thai Elephant Conservation Centre. Heading up north, Nichkhun and Jun. K spent some time in Chiang Mai, another popular tourist destination where tradition and modernity meets, to see the Tunnel Temple and savour every bite of mouth-watering Thai street food. Both Nichkhun and Jun. K expressed total excitement towards their much-needed Thai getaway together, visiting some of the most iconic and unique spots, explore the REAL Thailand, as well as tasting all the oh-so-famous Thai cuisines. "I feel especially honoured to be hosting the show and hope that my Thai-root can help unveil the true charisma of Thailand to Asian audiences." - Nichkhun"I have been longing for a good buddy trip with Nichkhun and the shooting presented this opportunity to make it happen. He is my tour guide and I relied on him wholeheartedly throughout the trip!" - Jun. KFor more updates on Experience the Real Thailand or tvN, visit tvNAsia.net

The Federal Kuala Lumpur's 60th Anniversary Celebrations on 28 August 2017 - The Grande Dame of KL Embarks on a Year of Celebrations 2017 : aforadio.com

The Federal Hotel was built specifically to serve the needs of our Nation and it is more than a hotel, it is a piece of Malaysian history & heritage as well as a Hotel for Merdeka as the Federal Hotel is Malaysia's first international class hotel opened just three days before the Nation's declaration of independence on 28 August 1957 to welcome all VIPs, foreign dignitaries and diplomats who arrived in KL to witness Malaya celebrates her independence on 31 August 1957 at Stadium Merdeka. The Federal Hotel was officially opened by the late Y.T.M Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj or better known as Bapa Malaysia, just in time for the Merdeka Celebrations 60 years ago. The hotel was developed and built from encouragement of Government and personal support from our Nation's founding fathers, the late Tunku Abdul Rahman and the late Tun Razak, as well as the foresight and pioneering spirit of the late Tan Sri Dato' Low Yat."2017 marks another milestone for The Federal Kuala Lumpur as Malaysia celebrates our 60th Merdeka Celebrations, Federal Hotel too celebrates its 60th Diamond Jubilee year in the Malaysian Tourism & Hospitality industry. Today, we look forward to sharing out "Federal" memories, as well as creating new ones with all of you. The Federal Hotel is linked to the past, present and future of Malaysia and the City of KL. Federal Hotel is proud to share a close and inter-connected history with the birth and growth of our Nation. 60 years on, today we honour the aspirations and celebrate the sacrifices made to free our Country to gain independence. We all, as Anak-Anak Malaysia, sit here today, as lucky beneficiaries of our founding elders' hard work and sacrifices; we should therefore remember the legacy and vision they had for a harmonious Malaysia that truly reflects its rich multi-racial and multi-cultural heritage. Federal Hotels International and The Federal Kuala Lumpur have always been on the forefront for their commitment to preserve our culinary dishes which is an important part of our rich culture and heritage for the enjoyment of our future generations.The popular Favourite Dishes from the Tunku's Kitchen Cookbook is a great collector's gift! To celebrate this double joyous occasions in paying tribute to our Bapa Malaysia, the late Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, our first PM of Malaysia, the team of Chefs from The Federal Hotel KL has specially selected recipes of Tunku's favourite dishes from Favourite Dishes from the Tunku's Kitchen cookbook for guests to savour such as Roasted Prime Ribs with Yorkshire Pudding, Cream of Mushroom Soup, Ikan Goreng Serai; Sambal Udang Petai; Itik Golek; Ketam Masak SOS Tomato; Sambal Sotong; Opor Ayam; Telur Cuka; Gulai Siam Daging; Bubur Pulut Hitam, Ubi Kayu Gula Kabung, Banana Delight, Mixed Fruit Jelly and Coconut Custard. Tunku's favourite dishes are a combination of many of the well beloved treats from traditional local as well as Western recipes, it is a sumptuous feast for the senses and a tantalizing insight into the unique rich cultural culinary diversity & heritage of Malaysia, Truly Asia." - Ms. Ooi Lee Ping, Director, Group Marketing, Sales & Business Development and Operations of Federal Hotels InternationalTo commemorate The Federal Kuala Lumpur's 60th Anniversary celebrations as well as the Nation's celebrations of 60th Anniversary of Malaysia Independence, The Federal Hotel has lined up a few meaningful activities in the calendar of events which you should check out:-Modern Grand Hotel - A Story Telling musical this SeptemberMore details at Modern Grand Hotel EventThe Federal Kuala Lumpur joined hands together with its sister hotels namely Hotel Capitol Kuala Lumpur and The Grace Sydney to launch the Anniversary Indulgence Package for guests to enjoyThe Federal Kuala Lumpur's Happy 60th Anniversary Indulgence starts from RM260++ per Merdeka Wing Room per night inclusive RM60 Food & Beverage cash voucher; Anniversary Drink Special "The BB" at The Verandah and complimentary WiFi in room.Hotel Capitol Kuala Lumpur's Happy 20th Anniversary Indulgence starts from RM220++ per Deluxe per night inclusive RM20 Food & Beverage cash voucher; Anniversary Drink Special "The BB" at Cafe Rasa and complimentary WiFi in room.The Grace Sydney's Happy 20th Anniversary Indulgence starts from AUD220 per Superior inclusive AUD20 Food & Beverage cash voucher; Anniversary Drink Special "The Grace Sling" at Piano Lounge and complimentary WiFi in room.The Federal's Fun with 60 creative photos social media contest - The Grand Prize is a 4D3N stay in a 10 rooms at The Grace Hotel Sydney + breakfast for 2 persons + wifi supported by The Grace Hotel Sydney + Lenovo Ideapad 510S Laptop supported by Plaza Low Yat. Participants also get to win other prizes such as the 3D2N stay in a Merdeka Wing Room at The Federal Kuala Lumpur inclusive of breakfast for 2 persons, a set dinner for 2 persons in Bintang Revolving Restaurant + wifi + Samsung J7 Pro. There will be a total of Top 6 fabulous room stay vouchers to be given away plus weekly prizes to be won for 6 weeks.The first revolving restaurant in Malaysia, Bintang Revolving Restaurant located on Level 18 is offering A Taste of Merdeka Indulgence - a 3 course extravagant Merdeka gourmet set dinner for the month of August at RM98 nett per person. Kids eat free with every paying adult.Kontiki at the Mezzanine level offers the exciting taste of Southeast Asia Buffet Galore in August. Whether you are taking the Buffet Lunch, Weekend Hi Tea or the BBQ Seafood Buffet Dinner, diners will be tempted with a vast array of Southeast Asia buffet galore ranging from Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos to Indonesia. Buffet lunch is priced at RM98 nett per adult; Weekend Hi Te at RM78 per adult and the BBQ Seafood Buffet Dinner is priced at RM128 nett per adult.For more info, visit www.fhihotels.com or www.ten-rooms.com 

Disney and Astro bring “Club Mickey Mouse” to Malaysian audiences from Friday, 15 September, 1.30pm on Disney Channel (Astro Ch 615)

After an extensive nation-wide search, seven young, talented Malaysians have been chosen to be the country’s first group of Mouseketeers. They will be the hosts of the multi- platform Disney Channel show “Club Mickey Mouse”, which makes its debut in Southeast Asia. Created by Walt Disney in 1955, the original “Mickey Mouse Club” is being refreshed in the United States as a digital-first program called “Club Mickey Mouse”. In Malaysia, the franchise has been localized and refreshed into a contemporary and uniquely Malaysian show which will entertain kids and families through music, comedy, games and celebrity guest appearances. These include hugely popular local personalities like actress Nur Fazura, actor and singer Fattah Amin, and hip-hop rapper Joe Flizzow.Leading the group is 26-year old Head Mouseketeer Charis from Kuala Lumpur, well-known to Malaysians as a popular YouTube lifestyle personality. The other talented Mouseketeers are:15 –year old Faiz from Johor Bahru (winners of the “Club Mickey Mouse Star Search” which was conducted over six weeks across Malaysia.)14-year old Natasya from Selangor, (winners of the “Club Mickey Mouse Star Search” which was conducted over six weeks across Malaysia.)13-year old Dheena from Negeri Sembilan14-year old Erissa from Kuala Lumpur15-year old Wafiy from Sabah16-year old Gabriel from Selangor.From Left: Amit Malhotra (VP & GM, Media Networks, The Disney Company Southeast Asia), with Agnes Rozario (VP of Content Management Group, Astro)“We are extremely proud of our talented Mouseketeers, and we can’t wait for Malaysian kids and families to get to know them,” said Amit Malhotra, Vice President & General Manager, Media Networks, The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia. “Together with our valued partner Astro, we are pleased that our fans in Malaysia will be the first in Southeast Asia to enjoy this iconic show which has been refreshed and localized especially for Malaysians.”Agnes Rozario, Vice President of Content Management Group, Astro said, “We are proud that Disney Channel has chosen Malaysia as the launch pad for the localization of this great format. We are thrilled that our young talented Malaysians will have the opportunity to express their creativity and showcase their talent to a regional audience.”With a digitally savvy audience in mind, “Club Mickey Mouse” will be a one-of-a-kind, multi-platform experience, providing fans with more ways to celebrate their love for Disney. Besides the variety show on Disney Channel in Malaysia, there are also 16 digital-first episodes called “Club Mickey Mouse Extra”. The Mouseketeers also interact with kids and families on social media. To date, Club Mickey Mouse has reached 18.5 million Malaysians online, with close to three million of them engaging with the content.Fans can enjoy all digital content on Disney Channel Asia’s social media platforms (YouTube: YouTube.com/Disney Channel Asia; Facebook: Facebook.com/Disney Channel Asia, and Instagram: Instagram.com/disneymalaysia) as well as on www.clubmickeymouse.myThe iconic variety show for children first started in 1955 in America, and had been revived, reformatted and reimagined over the decades in order to remain relevant to audiences. It was also responsible for uncovering and launching careers of former Mouseketeers such as Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and Ryan Gosling.“Club Mickey Mouse” will premiere on Friday, 15 September, 1.30pm on Disney Channel (Astro Ch 615) and will also be available on Astro GO and On Demand. Astro subscribers can also catch the premiere of “Club Mickey Mouse” on Disney XD (Astro Ch 617) and Disney Junior (Astro Ch 613) at the same time.The Malaysian Mouseketeers with Mickey Mouse at the launch.The Malaysian Mouseketeers.

Announcing #IamRealBeauty - casting the real women of Malaysia for Dove's next Real Beauty Campaign : aforadio.com

Dove is inviting women from across the country to share their real beauty using the hashtag #IamRealBeauty. Also held in conjunction with Dove's 60 Years of Real Beauty, Malaysian women will now have an opportunity to be cast in the brand's next Real Beauty campaign.Dove is reminding the women of Malaysia that there is not just one face of beauty, but many and they want to hear from you. Diversity in culture and ethnicities is a pride of the nation; Malaysian women should be confident of the various definitions and portrayal of beauty in Malaysia. So, while Malaysia celebrates 60 years of independence, the women of Malaysia can show what real beauty means to them by posting a picture on Instagram with the hashtag #IamRealBeauty, to show the true diversity of Malaysian beauty. Every skin tone. Every hair type. Every age.How to take part in #IamRealBeautySimply post a picture of yourself on Instagram with the hashtag #IamRealBeauty from 21st August - 1st October 2017 and you will have a chance to be featured in the next Dove Real Beauty campaign, as well as featured on Dove.com/my. Here are the simple steps to participate:-1. Upload a selfie or picture that best depicts Real Beauty according to you2. Hashtag #IamRealBeauty3. Make sure your profile is set as 'public'Images posted using #IamRealBeauty will be collected and some women will be taken forward to feature on Dove.com/my and the brand's 2018 advertising campaign. 

Miss Cosmopolitan World 2017 Talent competition highlights.

Just incase you miss the highlights of yesterday's Miss Cosmopolitan World 2017 Talent competition here are some Videos.Miss Cosmopolitan World 2017 Talent competition at Paradigm mall.Press Conference at IOI Marriott Putrajaya official press conference of the Miss Cosmopolitan World introducing the International 30 finalist.From Left: Mr. James Bak(GM Ebakz Sports), Ms. Emily (Founder of Miss Cosmopolitan World Malaysia), First runner up Ms. Kosovo, Winner Ms. India, Second runner up Ms. Malaysia, Mr. William Lim (C.E.O AFO Radio), Ms. Veronica Russia (Miss Cosmopolitan Winner 2016).The Finals will be held at IOI Marriott Putrajaya the official hotel sponsor on the 16th of September 2017.