Malaysia Day weekend is right around the corner, and like Merdeka Day, this year’s occasion will be a special one as it marks the 1st year we celebrate the patriotic event under a new ruling.

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Though the event is not widely celebrated like Merdeka Day, it is still a day worth commemorating as it marked the joining together of Malaya, North Borneo and Sarawak to form the Malaysia we know today.

So in conjunction with the Malaysia Day that’s happening this weekend, here are some fun, family-friendly patriotic events that you can join with your loved ones.

1. We Are Malaysians by Harith Iskander – The Joke Factory

Get ready for Harith Iskander’s upcoming Malaysia Day show aptly titled “We Are Malaysians” where the stand-up comedian takes a fresh look at not just Malaysia’s colourful history and its greatest moments but also celebrates the best that Malaysia has to offer in its people, places, and achievements.

  • Date: 16th September 2018
  • Time: 8.30pm
  • Location: Publika, Kuala Lumpur
  • Reservation: Call +60135231491

2. Rise: Ini Kalilah

Catch the new patriotic-themed movie “Rise” Ini Kalilah” at the nearest cinemas and relive the historical moments together with your family and friends. The movie features a line-up of popular cast including Remy Ishak, Mira Filzah, Sangeeta Krishnasamy, Jack Tan, Shashi Tharan, Jenn Chia, Mark O’dea, and more.

  • Date: From 13th September 2018
  • Location: All cinemas across Malaysia
  • Tickets: GSC, TGV, MBO, LFS, mmCineplexes

3. Proud to be Malaysian – Sunway Lagoon

A whole lot of Malaysian goodness and fun activities will be available at Sunway Lagoon this week, leading up to the exciting Malaysia Day. From the flavours of Malaysia, to traditional games, activities and performances, come and celebrate the establishment of the Malaysian federation proudly with the spirit of togetherness.

4. Malaysiaku Merdeka – MAPS Perak

Enjoy quality time at Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS) with your family and friends as lots of activities and attractions will be offered in conjunction with Malaysia Day. There is also a special new attraction called the #HauntedHouse happening during the weekend and public holidays, so be sure to check it out!

  • Date: Now until 17th September 2018
  • Time: 10am
  • Location: Movie Animation Park Studios, Ipoh
  • Tickets: mapsperak.com

5. DPULZE Malaysia Day Fun Run – DPULZE Shopping Centre

Celebrate Malaysia Day in a healthy fashion together with your family and friends by joining DPULZE Malaysia Day Fun Run. Come and make the patriotic day meaningful by making some new friends along the way while staying fit and healthy.

6. I Love Malaysia Walk 2018 – Occupy Beach Street

If running is too intense for you, why not go for a simple and healthy 5km fun walk along George Town Heritage Sites and enjoy the local street views with your friends and family this Malaysia Day. Also, while you’re in town, you can also try out some of the best street cuisines from the many stalls along the road!

  • Date: 16th September 2018
  • Time: 7.30am – 10am
  • Location: Occupy Beach Street, Georgetown
  • Registration: ver3.howei.com/event/50

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