Upholding Traditions

By MELLY LING DENESH Ratnam has been part of the Thaipusam celebration at the Waterfall Road in Penang since he was a young boy. His father used to take him to the Lord Murugan temple atop the hill during Thaipusam. Denesh remembers the yearly pilgrimage as an event that he and his siblings would […]

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Freestyle fun

By PHYLLIS HO WHAT is a freestyle festival you ask? It’s basically a platform for local artists and performers from various urban scenes to showcase their talents and exchange ideas with one another. Freestyle events have become pretty common in countries like Korea, Japan and Taiwan. Now it’s time Malaysian youth got to experience […]

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For the youth, by the youth

    For the youth, by the youth By SARENRAJ RAJENDRAN, MARCUS HENG and LIM JIE SHENG On a Sunday morning when most of us would have just remained under the sheets for a few extra hours, thousands of energetic young people flooded the Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, Petaling Jaya on Malaysia Day to […]

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Schlager forever

One of the BRATs writes about her experience at Hamburg’s famous Schlagermove parade. By ROXANNE LOW PAU-LING EVERY July, people from all over the world look forward to the famous Schlagermove parade in Hamburg, Germany. The celebration started with 50,000 visitors during its first year in 1997, but that number is dwarfed by the […]

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Festival chic

By NASA MARIA ENTABAN EVERYONE is talking about the latest platform to showcase your individual style: festivals. Music or art-related, festivals are fast becoming a key place to be seen and photographed by bloggers and fashion writers on the prowl for style. Just like posh events and fancy dinners, dressing up for festivals does […]

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