Press release: MYPENANG Reunion welcomes the world to experience a unique 15th day Chinese New Year celebration

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MYPENANG Reunion offers a unique 15th day ‘Chap Goh Meh’ Chinese New Year celebration

International celebrity showcase concert, DJs, 88 vendor bazaar, lion dance, fireworks and

Kuala Lumpur, 8 February 2010 – Go International Group together with MYFM 101.8 with the full endorsement of Penang State Tourism & Development office will produce a grand Chap Goh Meh celebration titled “MYPENANG Chinese New Year Reunion Celebration”! The event, themed ‘For the love of Penang, come home’, will be held over two days from 27th to 28th February 2010 starting from 5.30pm until late at The Esplanade and Padang Kota Lama in Penang Heritage City.

Penang State Tourism Development & Culture, Go International Group and MYFM representatives together with artistes - Thomas & Jack, Ah Yoke, Lan Kah Fai and Danell Lee in a prosperity pose for MYPENANG REUNION

This year, the Tiger year unfurls on Valentine’s Day 2010 and will end with a bang on the Chinese Valentine’s Day – Chap Goh Meh in Penang. Visitors from near and far are invited to experience a 15th day Chinese New Year celebration unique to Penang. Over two days, MYPENANG Reunion will showcase an exhilarating showcase concert by international celebrity artistes from Taiwan; topped by an artistic blend of cross cultural and contemporary variety shows featuring singers, DJs, dancers, lion dancers and folk songs infused with modern sounds!

Highlights of the celebration include a truly Chinese, Malaysian Peranakan artistic showcase, an international showcase concert featuring celebrity artistes from Taiwan and Kuala Lumpur, a fashion bazaar and full moon street party. It will be a mix of urban youthful entertainment and traditional chap goh meh fun complete with fireworks, throwing of mandarin oranges and more!

Hosted by MYFM DJs Mei Yan, Nicholas, Royce, Wan Wai Fun and Jason, celebrity artistes including Genie, Y2J, Cindy Wu, Thomas and Jack, Danell Lee, Chen Keat Yoke, Justin Lan Kah Fai, Alvin and?Astro Battleground 2009?Champion – Katoon Network even DJs Goldfish and LapSap performing.

Shop ’til you drop at the 88 Merchant and Fashion Bazaar stalls. Stay eco-friendly by parking your car and catching a free ride on the A-Go-Go bus to the most exciting Chap Goh Meh Celebration ever! This year… come home to where your heart is – Penang.

Complimentary concert passes are inside the MYPENANG Reunion AngPow, which will be available starting 12 February 2010. MYPENANG Reunion is organised by Go International Group in collaboration with co-organiser MYFM with the full endorsement and support from Penang State Tourism Development and Culture office, Official TV Astro, Official Magazines Time Out KL and Expatriate Lifestyle; as well as Event Partners Star Cruises, Sony Music, Universal Music, Rock Records and Halo Music, DiGi and Genting World Card. Visit http://www.fortheloveofpenang.com to find out more.

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MY Penang 齐星唱聚大日子

(吉隆坡8日讯) 由Go International Group有限公司主办,MY FM协办,Astro为指定电视台,槟城旅游局全力支持的“MY Penang齐星唱聚大日子”嘉年华,即将于2月27日及28日下午5时30分,在槟城旧关仔角草场进行。届时,众多海内外艺人将亮相演出,势必让你度过一个难忘的元宵节!

农历新年期间,槟城可说是全马最热闹及最具过年气氛的城市之一。身在海外的游子都趁着这个华人普天同庆的佳节回到槟城和家人朋友团聚。为了让槟城的农历新年气氛更加浓厚,这项“MY Penang齐星唱聚大日子”节庆嘉年华将连续进行两天。

嘉年华将分成三个区域进行,第一区为夜市区,现场将售卖各式各样的槟城美食,如亚参叻沙、虾面、 炒果条等等,让所有前来现场的朋友有机会品尝闻名的槟城美食;此外, 现场也将售卖传统的中国风手工艺品及流行服饰等等。同时,现场DIGI, Star Cruise 及Genting World Card的疯狂大促销绝对会让出席者雀跃万分。

第二区为游戏及礼品区,这个区域将进行多项游戏活动,并准备了无数的奖品等公众来赢取,同时,现场也将每三十分钟进行一次幸运抽奖活动,绝对会让去到现场的朋友满载而归。第三区则是表演区,27日及28日晚上8点30分,现场将会有精彩的文化表演,让公众在享受美食和参与游戏活动的同时,也能够观赏到各族的文化演出。

与此同时,在2月27日(星期六)晚上10点钟也将展开整个活动的重头戏,那就是“MY Penang齐星唱聚大日子”演唱会。届时,来自海内外的歌手,包括卓文萱、神木与瞳、袁詠琳,本地艺人东于哲、DANELL李桀汉、曾洁钰、刘界辉、Alvin钟健桦以及《Astro舞极限2009》冠军Cartoon Network将呈献精彩的演出,并和大家一起欢度元宵佳节。当然,才华洋溢的MY FM DJ颜薇恩、Nicholas翁书尉、Royce陈志康、尹匯雰以及贾森,将联手主持这场长达2小时半的演出,务必要把当天的气氛推到最高点。

预知更多详情,欢迎浏览MY FM网站www.my.com.my或全天候守着MY FM。

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FACT SHEET

ABOUT THE EVENT

MYPENANG REUNION is an annual event and is jointly organised by marketing communication consultancy Go International Group Sdn Bhd and Astro’s MYFM. The event is also supported by Official TV – Astro AEC and will be aired on radio as well as TV in a delayed broadcast in May 2010. More, visit http://www.fortheloveofpenang.com. Email: mypenangreunion@gmail.com for inquiries. “I’m going home to Penang this year… when will you?”

ABOUT GO INTERNATIONAL GROUP

A marketing communications solutions company based in Kuala Lumpur, Go International Group helps connect Corporations to their stakeholders and target audiences. Go International creates opportunities, builds bridges across borders.

Established in 2005, GO International takes on an active role in the empowerment and enrichment of its community by conceptualising and producing content-rich events and festivals such as the annual Independent Youth Festival, Electronic Sports World Cup, DreamHack Malaysia, Go International E-Sports Cup and Digital Delirium Xpo. It supports the ‘independent’ arts and music scene through its successful Doppelganger Open Mic Open Stage and Wayang Kata series of events, which offer youth a creative performance platform. Find us @ http://www.gointernationalgroup.com.

ABOUT MYFM 101.8

MY FM is Malaysia’s first Chinese formatted radio network specially designed for 18 to 34 year – old urban Chinese-speaking listeners. The name MY FM and its heart-shaped logo project a sense of belonging and a hint at ownership for a listener, who wants “MY radio station playing MY music” anytime, anywhere.

MY FM showcases adult contemporary music from the 80s, 90s and now in Mandarin and Cantonese. You’ll hear local artists such as Fish Leong, Penny Tai, Nicholas Teo, and popular Asian artists from Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China such as Yan Zi, Jacky Cheung, David Tao, Lee Hom, Jolin Cai, Jay Chou, SHE and Sammi Cheng.

MY FM is presented in both Mandarin and Cantonese with refreshing features on artists and movies, lunch-time requests and a weekly MY Chart Show highlighting the Top 20 Songs of the week. Some other key features on the station also include information on stars and showbiz, updates on new electronic gadgets, as well as reviews on places and happenings around town. Find out more on: http://www.my.com.my.

Media Inquiries:
Eddy Mochtar or Amy Kyo
Tel: (603) 7727 0093, HP: +6017 200 8631
Email: novapr@gmail.com

Corporate inquiries:
Jasmine Low – Festival Director
Email: jasminelow@gointernationalgroup.com
HP: +6017 623 0288

Patricia Pee – Program Partnerships & Consulting Director
Email: papee02@gmail.com
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