Malaysian Pop Culture
Malay music video for Gemilang (means Glory), a song by Jaclyn Victor, first performed a decade ago when she was crowned the first Malaysian Idol in 2004.
Kuala Lumpur version of Happy, a cover of American singer Pharrell Williams’ amazing hit which has turned into an international meme with thousands of remakes.
Made from archived news footage on August 31, 1957 (Independence of Malaya) and September 16, 1963 (Formation of Malaysia), the video features extracts from the Declaration Of Independence speech by Tunku Adbul Rahman as well as scenes from around the country on those two days.
Additionally, modern Malaysian personalities including politicians, business people, activists, artists (e.g Michelle Yeoh) and sports people were inserted into these footage through visual effects technology. Happy Malaysia Day.