Celebrating the Spirit of Independence and Nation Building
In commemoration of Malaysia’s Merdeka month, PAM Electronic Resources (PAM-eR), PAM Resource Centre, and the PAM Human Settlements Heritage & Conservation Committee came together to host an inspiring and informative weekend event: PAM Merdeka Weekend, held on August 19th and 20th, 2023.
The event kicked off at the iconic Stadium Merdeka and concluded with a heartwarming closing ceremony at the PAM Centre with YB Fahmi Fadzil as the Guest of Honor amongst the many VIP’s that attended. PAM Merdeka Weekend sought to perpetuate dialogue and ignite a deeper awareness of the nation-building endeavors that have paved the way for Malaysia’s independence. At the core of this event was the showcasing of PAM-eR’s research and studies, conveyed through a diverse range of programs and activities designed to captivate and educate such as:
1. Merdeka Sketch Competition: A platform for budding artists to pay tribute to the nation’s iconic landmarks through their artistry.
2. Merdeka Short Video Competition: An opportunity for aspiring filmmakers to tell stories of Malaysia’s journey to independence in a visual medium.
3. Merdeka Guided Tour: A fascinating journey through iconic national buildings, offering historical insights into their significance.
4. PAM Resource Centre Book Sale: A treasure trove of resources for those eager to delve deeper into the history and culture of Malaysia.
5. Special Project Exhibition: Iconic Nation Buildings: A captivating exhibition that shed light on the architectural marvels that have shaped the nation.
6. PAM x Tudung People Scarf Collection: A collaboration that seamlessly merged fashion and patriotism.
PAM Merdeka Weekend was in partnership with Taylor’s University, PNB Merdeka Ventures Sdn. Bhd., Tudung People Sdn. Bhd., and GarisPXL.Co.