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Concorde Hotel Shah Alam

Dec 13, 2016 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel

Strategically located in Shah Alam, Selangor, Concorde Hotel is an internationally-renowned business class hotel. I was hosted here for one night some time ago and I had a pleasant stay. Well, I am not a fussy guest in the first place! The rooms offer views of either the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, which is ... continue reading »

KACHA glass art was a surprise discovery for me. The glass jewellery designer behind KACHA is Shareena Shahridan, who happens to be the spouse of famed painter and master glass artist Raja Azhar Idris, whom I was supposed to interview. Shareena, who had no prior background in glass design (she graduated in Marketing), was under the ... continue reading »

Dr. Baharon Azhar Bin Raffie'i, fourth Director-General of the Department of Orang Asli Affairs (JHEOA) (1969 - 1986) was the person who mooted the idea for the preservation of history and conservation of the cultural heritage of the indigenous (Orang Asli) community. The proposed plan took six years to realise and this Orang Asli Museum in ... continue reading »

Institut Kraf Negara (IKN) or National Craft Institute (NCI) is a learning institute that provides craft skills training, from rattan weaving to wood carving, batik printing, ceramics, silverware, embroidery, and more. From as early as 1967, craft skills training was already introduced in this country under the auspices of Crafts Development Centre. It has been a ... continue reading »

The Malay Customs and Heritage Corporation Selangor (PADAT) presented the longest Tekat Gubah Bunga Tanjung in Malaysia, measuring 9m X 0.91m. This impressive work of embroidery has earned a place in the Malaysia Book of Records for the Longest Handmade Embroidery. This initiative, a cooperation between PADAT and the Society of Craft and Hand Embroidery Making ... continue reading »

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