Feast On Yummy Kuih, Meet Local Celebs, And More At This Free Malaysia Day Picnic Event

There's something for everyone, so bring your friends and family along too!

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Looking for a fun way to celebrate Malaysia Day this weekend?

Check out this free picnic event that's set to be a total blast!

Taman Kolonial, Bangunan Sultan Abdul Samad

Image via K Azwan / Unsplash

Open to the public, Kuih Piknik #ManisPahitBersama is a free event, held in collaboration with Keretapi Sarong 2023. The fun-packed extravaganza marks the end of Media Prima Berhad's Hari Kebangsaan and Malaysia Day campaign, called Manis Pahit Bersama.

What can you expect? A picnic featuring celebrities, performances, games, workshops, and of course, a variety of kuih, yaaaay! There's something for everyone, so bring your friends and family along too.

Here are the event details:
Date: Saturday, 16 September
Time: 2pm to 6pm
Venue: Taman Kolonial, Bangunan Sultan Abdul Samad, Kuala Lumpur

Jom, dress up in your favourite traditional outfits, and prepare for an exciting afternoon with all kinds of activities

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Image via @kuehcafe (Instagram)

You'll be able to feast on a variety of delicious kuih-muih and coffee, courtesy of KUEH Café, as well as play traditional games, learn intricate ways to ikat sarong, and check out mesmerising coffee art painting.

Plus, jam out to performances by Keretapi Sarong, Marsha, Lost Spaces, Syafiq Farhain, Haiza, and Amir Jahari.

You'll even get the chance to meet and interact with local celebs, as Malaysia's favourite radio personalities from Hot FM, Kool 101, Molek FM, Fly FM, and eight FM will be dropping by! There's also an exclusive giveaway by popular streaming platform Tonton, with lots of cool prizes up for grabs.

And finally, you won't want to miss out on an exclusive screening of Doh, an upcoming local movie, as well as the chance to meet celebrities from the film, such as Syafiq Kyle, Aida Amron, Sherlyn Seo, Fabian Loo, and Haris Md Noor.

Sounds like a great way to celebrate Malaysia Day this weekend, kan? :D

"The Kuih Piknik is our unique way to embrace the multicultural spirit that defines our country and celebrate occasions that bring us together as Malaysians," said Rafiq Razali, Media Prima Group Managing Director

"As the nation's leading media group, we have the tools to create an event that helps unify Malaysians under one umbrella and inspire a sense of patriotism by celebrating the traditions and heritage of kuih, our mouth-watering Malaysian snack and sweets.

"Whether it's kuih lapis or ang ku, we cherish these delectable kuihs at all times. Organising events that unify Malaysians brings so much joy to us at Media Prima as we value diversity in our company. We look forward to seeing all of you there!" he added.

With a slogan of 'stand united and cherish the sweet things that make us uniquely Malaysian', the Manis Pahit Bersama campaign aims to bring people together and strengthen relationships among the rakyat

With a belief in the ability to unite under a common factor — kuih — the Kuih Piknik event aims to create a sense of unity, and bring people together to celebrate Malaysia Day.

So, make sure to head over to Taman Kolonial this weekend to join in and celebrate our beautiful county!

Visit this website to find out more about the Manis Pahit Bersama campaign

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