Unesco recognition for 'Dondang Sayang' will promote national identity, says minister Mohamaddin


EPA pix

KUALA LUMPUR: The "Dondang Sayang" has been recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage under Unesco's Representative List says Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi. 

"The recognition is very meaningful as the last time Malaysia was given such recognition was in 2005 for the 'Mak Yong'," said the Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 48
Cxense type: NA
User access status: 0
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!
   

Next In Nation

MACC open to falling under purview of Dewan Rakyat, says chief graft buster
Cops detain two local men, seize contraband liquor worth over RM200,000
Downpour disrupts state-level Chap Goh Meh celebration at Penang’s Esplanade
Foul-mouth MPs to be fined RM1,000 or suspended, says Dewan Rakyat Speaker
MCMC Blocked 6,381 online gambling websites
Sabah rights body supports move by SLS not to drop judicial review of 40% special grant
Johor floods: 506 people still unable to return home from relief centres
Fatwa on religious rituals offers good guidance, says Council of Churches Malaysia
No water-borne diseases reported on Pangkor Island, says Perak exco member
Melaka’s St Paul’s Church in state of neglect

Others Also Read