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December 4, 2022

Geography Awareness Week. Music Press Asia
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Celebrating Geography Awareness Week

Geography is an approach to understanding and engaging with the world around us. This is at the core of who we are here in Southeast Asia. To celebrate this event, Music Press Asia has selected a list of documentary films by National Geographic to watch this season. 1. A Tour of Southeast Asia by Terra Films TV This is the…

A Night For The Children

Ludwig van Beethoven once said that ‘music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy’. While orchestral music provides…

Ng Chong Lim piano recital features Bach Brahms Schumann cover. Music Press Asia
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Malaysian Artists Released Borneo Music Documentary

Malaysian acts Estranged and Alena Murang launched their recently produced documentary on Borneo music today at Drum Asia Studio in Desa Sri Hartamas. The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (K-KOMM)…

Road To Our Heritage by Estranged Sdn Bhd. Music Press Asia

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Free Hand Malaysian Composer Anthology Sime Darby. Music Press Asia
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Free Hand Contemporary Composer Piano Festival 2022 Is Calling For Scores

The Malaysian Composer Collective (MCC) is proud to partner with UCSI Institute of Music for the second Free Hand Contemporary Composers Piano Festival 2022. During the festival, two composers will be selected to receive a commission to write a new piano work which will be the set piece for Senior and Young Artist Categories for the UCSI University International Piano…

Recommended Music Book of the Month

The Music of Malaysia: The Classical, Folk and Syncretic Traditions (Soas Musicology) (2nd Hardcover + Spoken Word Compact Disc) [Hardcover] The Music of Malaysia, first published in Malay in 1997…

The Music of Malaysia Book by Patricia Matusky and Tan Booi Beng. Music Press Asia

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Nature & Environment

A Mini Guide to Bird-Watching in Perak

My obsession for music as much as for bird-watching has always been an ever-increasing interest. Here’s three species spotted over the weekend. With roots in Perak, I head over the…

Mini guide to bird watching in Perak1. Music Press Asia
Tourism & Conservation

What Do You Know About Sarawak & its Culture?

JUST TWO WEEKS after the celebration of Aidilfitri, Music Press Asia is once again clad in a festive spirit. This week, we feature one of Southeast Asia’s indigenous festival. Celebrated…

Feature of the Month. Cover photo by Borneo Talk. Music Press Asia
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Judi Dench’s Wild Borneo Adventure

“It’s not often that this happens, that you walk along a corridor and a small, three-year old orangutan walks around the corner towards you. Such a great sight. Yet another experience in this amazing time which I will never forget.” “I’ve learnt how vulnerable this…

Judi Dench's Wild Borneo Adventure is now playing on National Geographic Discovery Asia's channel on Astro. Photo credit: ITV. Music Press Asia
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