May 24, 2008

Video : Malaysia International Spectacular

Video : Malaysia International Spectacular

Kuala Lumpur, 5 May 2008 (Monday): To celebrate Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2008 in style, AD Suria, the homegrown world-class events specialist behind the Eye on Malaysia, is proud to bring Malaysians and tourists the Strange World Screen and Spectacular Spheres.

On behalf of YB Dato' Sri Azalina Othman Said, Minister of Tourism, The Malaysia International Spectacular live show series were launched by Datuk Dr Victor Wee, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia at Precinct One, Putrajaya. Putrajaya MP Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor and President of Perbadanan Putrajaya Tan Sri Samsudin Osman were also present to grace the event.

Datuk Dr Victor Wee said: "The Ministry of Tourism is delighted to present these fantastic shows. These colourful and dynamic performances, staged on the waters of beautiful Putarajaya Lake, guarantee that this will be a unique visual experience that is not to be missed and we are confident that it will help draw visitors to Precinct One, thereby creating Putrajaya's new entertainment venue. This is very much in line with Tourism Malaysia's aim to boost Putrajaya's status as a vibrant tourist destination during VMY 2008."

With the width of 90 metres and height of 35 metres, the Strange World Screen comprises the world's largest and most powerful high-tech water screens. Crafted from screenplay showcasing a fluid series of dynamic Malaysian images, lighting effects and high-tech laser artistry, this show will be accompanied by a world premiere musical soundtrack composed by Chong Lim, the internationally acclaimed Malaysian musical director known for his work for the stage and screen and with superstars such as Kylie Minogue.

Also being launched tonight is Spectacular Sphere which comprises of large scale floating sphere sculptures that combine fantastic water, lighting and projection effects to illuminate Putrajaya Lake at night to the beat of a captivating soundtrack.

Pn Jamilah Itam, Business Director of AD Suria, said: "Our aim of bringing in the unique Malaysia International Spectacular showcase to Putrajaya is to present a world-class show as Putrajaya's part in making Visit Malaysia Year 2008 a truly memorable experience for Malaysians and tourists alike."

The Strange World Screen and Spectacular Spheres will run nightly at 9 pm and 10 pm from 27 March 2008 to 31 May 2008.

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