Traditional dances, 'Keluarga Malaysia' song main draw at National Month launch on July 30


PUTRAJAYA: The Malay joget, Chinese ribbon dance, Indian classical dance, Ngiluk (Sabah) and Ngajat (Sarawak) accompanied by the Keluarga Malaysia song is the main attraction at the National Month and Fly the Jalur Gemilang 2022 launch at Dataran Putrajaya this Saturday (July 30).

Information Department Pentarama choreographer Jafly Jaapar said the interpretive dance moves that correspond with the lyrics of the song are expected to be the "wow" factor for the event.

"We combine the five dances in one song...to reflect the beauty of ethnic diversity in Malaysia,” he told Bernama.

He said 11 dancers will be involved in the three-minute performance accompanied by the Keluarga Malaysia song, of which the lyrics were written by Communications and Multimedia Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa.

More than 10,000 Malaysian Family members are expected to attend the ceremony, which is one of the main events to enliven the National Month celebrations this year.

Jafly, who has been involved in the field for more than a decade, said he prioritises uniformity and dancers’ compatibality to ensure that they can deliver the performance in line with the National Day theme, namely "Keluarga Malaysia Teguh Bersama (Malaysian Family - Standing Strong Together)". - Bernama

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