Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Here in My Home-Malaysian Artistes For Unity

Pete was juggling tomatoes. Bored. So he telephoned a few friends. “How about getting together to make an anti-racism national unity song and music video?” All said yes without hesitation. Not because pete threatened them with a sharp and rusty knife. But only because they love Malaysia.

The contingent swelled to 52 people a few days later. It included filmmakers, dancers, singers, producers, musicians, actors, entrepreneurs, designers, footballers, activists, celebrities, students and a florist. Nobody would be paid. Yet they were enthused. See the artistes

They gathered to record the song. It had a catchy chorus and was able to induce a mass sing-along. They named it ‘here in my home’. The party now included more than 120 people. But the budget remained exactly zero.

Everyone turned up for the video shoot. Both the recording and the video would be given away for free. A gift to the nation, from those who love Malaysia to those who feel the same. Read more.

Campukak: Sad over what’s going on in Malaysia ‘Here in My Home’ at the moment. The MV directed by Yasmin Ahmad and sang by Malaysian Artistes. It's about the hope of all Malaysian. Watch it, Here it, Feel It, Instil it. Happy 51st Birthday MALAYSIA!

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