Get patriotic with these Merdeka and Malaysia Day-themed shows


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  • Monday, 31 Aug 2020

You heart will swell with pride watching Malaysians defend the country against the pandemic in 'Malaysia Vs Covid: Kita Jaga Kita'.

Merdeka and Malaysia Day is a time to remember how far our country has come. We hope these shows will fill your hearts with pride for our country.

Kenduri Hari Merdeka

Hana's wedding date happens to fall on Merdeka Day. Her very patriotic father wants her to hold a Merdeka-themed ceremony but Hana wants an ocean-themed ceremony instead.

A three-member committee is then formed to come up with a wedding that combines both themes. Will they be able to pull it off? The telemovie stars Ashraf Muslim, Azar Azmi and Lia Natalia.

Kenduri Hari Merdeka airs on Aug 31 at 2pm on TV3.

A House Of Happiness

This patriotic month is a time for unity. That's something the lead characters of A House Of Happiness are still learning to do when we first meet them.

The Malaysian film opens with two senior citizens who are always at each other’s throats – the temperamental Uncle Shui, who has Alzheimer’s disease, and Auntie Ha, his patient caregiver.

One day, she decides she won’t have any of it anymore and leaves him. Will the two reunite? The cast includes Hong Kong stars Richard Ng and Mimi Chu and 988 deejay Chan Fong.

A House Of Happiness is available on Dimsum Entertainment.

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Konsert Bangkit Malaysia Simfoni Orkestra RTM

Three orchestra groups - Orkestra RTM, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and National Symphony Orchestra - are joining forces to deliver some of the best-loved patriotic tunes.

Singing them will be Jaclyn Victor, Misha Omar, Ernie Zakri and many more.

Konsert Bangkit Malaysia Simfoni Orkestra RTM airs on Aug 31 at 9pm on TV1.

Judi Dench's Wild Borneo Adventure

Discover the beauty of Malaysia's rainforests with British actress Dame Judi Dench. In this two-part documentary filmed last year, the Oscar winner travels to Borneo and experiences its diverse flora and fauna.

Dench encounters orangutans and sunbears, explores coral reefs and even goes on a crocodile hunt in the name of research.

Episodes One and Two of Judi Dench's Wild Borneo Adventure air Sept 6 and Sept 13 respectively at 9pm on Discovery Asia (Astro Ch 553).

Malaysia Vs Covid: Kita Jaga Kita

Directed by Lina Tan (best known for producing the Gol & Gincu film series), this documentary highlights the stories of Malaysians, from frontliners to volunteers, who rose to the occasion and helped protect the country against the threat of Covid-19.

Malaysia Vs Covid: Kita Jaga Kita premieres Sept 12 at 6pm on Astro Ria (Ch 104), Astro AEC (Ch 306), Astro Vinmeen HD (Ch 231), Hello (Astro Ch 702) and Astro Awani (Ch 501).

#SupportLokal

Fall in love with Malaysia once more when you get to know her better. #SupportLokal is a series of videos bringing Malaysia's rich experiences to the fore, from the food we eat to the diverse cultures and traditions we hold dear.

#SupportLokal is available on Dimsum Entertainment.

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