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FAHRENHEIT88 CELEBRATES MERDEKA WITH FIRST-IN-MALAYSIA, WARISAN SUDIR EXHIBITION

Fahrenheit88 unveiled ‘Warisan Merdeka’, its Merdeka celebrations inspired by Malaysian singer and songwriter, the late Dato’ Sudirman bin Haji Arshad. In partnership with Arkib Negara Malaysia, Fahrenheit88 is proud to present ‘Warisan Sudir: Tribute to Asia’s No.1 Entertainer’ at the Sudirman Gallery on Level 2. From now until 30 September 2022, shoppers and fans have the rare opportunity to browse through genuine Sudirman memorabilia, including his music album posters comics, performance costumes and other personal artifacts.

‘Warisan Merdeka’ was officially launched today by Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Pemangku Raja Pahang, Tengku Mahkota Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim Alam Shah Ibni Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, accompanied by Dato’ Joyce Yap, Chief Executive Officer of Retail, Fahrenheit88 and representatives from Arkib Negara Malaysia.

Delivering a speech at the launch, Dato’ Joyce Yap said, “It is important to share Malaysia’s multi-ethnic culture to promote the message of peace and unity. This year, we found inspiration in legendary Malaysian hero – Sudirman, and we are proud and excited to share his legacy with all Malaysians. We are delighted to join hands once again with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, and Arkib Negara Malaysia, and thank them for their continued support. I have no doubt that Warisan Merdeka will also be a resounding success, drawing long-time fans, as well as a younger generation, to the timeless appeal of Sudirman here at Fahrenheit88.”

‘Warisan Merdeka’ is the second campaign presented by Fahrenheit88 in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, and Arkib Negara Malaysia. In April this year, ‘Raya Melodies’, in celebration of Hari Raya was inspired by the late Tan Sri P. Ramlee and late Puan Sri Saloma.

Merdeka Fun
To celebrate Malaysia’s 65th year of independence, plenty of activities await shoppers at Fahrenheit88.
• Take part in the mall’s exciting Merdeka Xplorace on 27 August from 9 – 11pm, to be one of three
winners to win cash vouchers to shop. Pre-registration required.
• Snap photos of 65 colourful Vespas as they flag off from the mall in the Merdeka Vespa Convoy on 16
September
• If you are born on 31 August and aged 15 years below, join the Anak-anak Merdeka Celebration on 15
September to cut your birthday cake and celebrate the auspicious date together
• An exciting series of workshops, such as Batik Painting, Nail Art & Face Painting and Comic Drawings.

Merdeka Shopping
Enjoy a shopping spree of Malaysian handicraft, goodies and gift items at the Artisan Malaysia Market from 1 – 14 August. Or indulge in guilt-free shopping of sustainable garments at the Sustainability in Fashion Exhibition by KL Fashion Week from 15 – 21 August. If you love collectibles, then be sure to drop by the Heritage Artisan Market from 22 August to 4 September.

Get in the patriotic spirit with visits to Kome for traditional clothing or One Common Mission for trendy homegrown designer brands. Check out The Artisan Haven, a newly-opened store featuring unique crafts made by local artisans and entrepreneurs. Get your nails done in Jalur Gemilang colours at LT Manicure or indulge in Frost N Bites’s 3 thematic gelato flavours in conjunction with Merdeka. Last but not least, celebrate the king of fruits in luxurious pastries at Duke Fine Durian.

For more information on Warisan Merdeka event and workshops, visit Fahrenheit88’s Facebook page and Instagram account or contact Fahrenheit88 Customer Service at 03-2148 5488.

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