Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Project #tanahairku by Petronas at Suria Sabah, KK City



'PETRONAS' celebrates Malaysia Day with the launch of project #tanahairku - to inspire love for the nation as well as to educate the younger generation on the significance of being an independent nation.

The creation of two murals artistically done by local Sabahan artists revealed during the launch and each artwork showcasing the best of Malaysia, particularly Sabah's unique cultural heritage.

This is the third edition of #tanahairku covers three states - Sabah , Sarawak and Johor. 
A total of 22 street artists have been commisioned to paint 10 selected walls in Kota Kinabalu, Kuching and Johor Bahru. 



The artists behind the murals in KK City were by Cracko Art.

Here we have the Minister of Tourism, Culture & Environment,
YB Datuk Seri Panglima Masidi Manjun launching #tanahairku by spray painting on the final words to complete the mural for the backdrop.




Bloggers group photo with the Minister!
(L-R : Meitzeu, Charlotte, Calista, YB Datuk Seri Panglima Masidi Manjun, Me and Chloe)

Of course one for myself!

Flash mob

"Building a Nation"
Located at Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens.

Story : Huminodon, the daughter of the Goddess of the Earth breathes sustenance, 
transforming it into a fertile land. The toy blocks represents Malaysia's 13 states while the wind element in the background represents Sabah. Nevertheless, no matter what the elements are, our lives are intertwined as one.

Artists : Harold Reagan Eswar (Harold), Kwan Thung Seng (Kwan) 
& Anddy Romeo Dulait (Anddy) 

(Address : Wisma Sabah Management Corporation
Jalan Haji Saman, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.)

VIPs, bloggers and media went invited to go on a short tour to the visit the 2nd mural on our very own bus. Felt like a tourist in my own town.

"BAH"
Located at Wisma Intiutama - Lorong Dewan

Story : Set against the background of wind and clouds to strongly denote its place of origin, BAH is a colloquial word for Sabahans to express various kinds of emotions, making it a rich language. It can also be an acronym, for what it represents today. 'B' stands for bagi-bagi or share in English where we share our lives and values with one another. 'A' is for apple! Just kidding. 'A' is for arts representing the creative scenes that are much alive in our country; while 'H' represents heritage perfectly captured by diverse cultural and natural elements.

Artists : Crig Roynno Francis (Cracko), Suparno Sapar (Phey) 
& Lydiana Iliyas (Lybby).

(Address : No.28, Lorong Dewan , 
P.O.Box 12156, 88823 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.)

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Interested to know more about Cracko Art, click here!


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