Visit Malaysia Year 2014 Grand Launch 4th Jan

VMY 2014 Grand Launch Photos

VMY 2014 Grand Launch Photos

Visit Malaysia Year 2014 Grand Launch 4th Jan

Visit Malaysia Year 2014 is the nation’s biggest tourism celebration bustling with non-stop excitement from dazzling parades, colourful cultural shows, fabulous food festivals, exciting sports, music and arts festivals, shopping extravaganza and many more. Now to get the year kicking off with colourful activities, be there for the Visit Malaysia Year 2014 Grand Launch. The event also promises to be one of the nation’s most captivating moments in celebration of 1Malaysia Truly Asia.

After having non-stop branding and evens for the entire 2013, the time has finally come to witness this amazing event held in the capital of Malaysia. Guests and visitors are in for a nice surprise with a lineup of many exciting activities throughout the day here. When the night falls, the Deputy Prime Minister will officiate the event followed by some amazing fireworks and colourful performances here.

VMY 2014 Grand Launch information

  • Venue: Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur
  • Date: 4th January 2014 (Saturday)
  • Time: From 10.00 am till 12.00 Midnight

Visit Malaysia Year 2014 Launch Program

Time Programme
10 am onwards


Fabulous Food stalls, exhibition booths and 6D simulation booths open for public.

Exhibition booths:

Caricuture drawing by Balai Seni Visual

Insect Exhibition by National Museum

Handicraft sale by Kraftangan Malaysia

Tourism Information Centre

1MG1MC / VolunTourism booth

IM4U booth

Street busker

5.00 pm – 7.00 pm Pre-show in front of Bangunan Sultan Abdul Samad building:

Buskers Performances by Bale-Bale Group, Pokok Ceri)


Wakaka Group

Soccer freestyler ( all over Dataran Merdeka)

‘Golden man’


Stiltwalker Pre-Show


7:30 pm Arrival of guests and media


8:20 pm Arrival of The Honourable Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri bin Tan Sri Abdul Aziz, Minister of Tourism & Culture Malaysia


8:30 pm Arrival of The Right Honourable Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia

National Anthem”Negaraku”

Welcoming Speech by The Honourable Minister of Tourism & Culture Malaysia

Speech by The Right Honourable Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
Official Ceremony of Visit Malaysia Year 2014 Grand Launch
Cultural performances, music, dance, fireworks

11:30 pm to midnight End

Programme Highlights:

  • Pre-Show: From 5pm to 7pm, go merry-making with exciting street busker performances
  • Dazzling Fireworks Display and Building Mapping Show of Kuala Lumpur’s most iconic landmark, Sultan Abdul Samad building.
  • Be entertained by fabulous Malaysia’s vocal powerhouse divas, Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza, Datuk Khadijah Ibrahim and other popular artistes
    eg. Datuk Jamal Abdillah, Nash, Amy Search, Azlan & The Typewriter, Hafiz, Najwa Latif.
  • From 10am onwards, you can start your celebration by sampling the fabulous Malaysian foods and indulging in interesting handicraft demonstration.

Enjoy the colourful cultural performances as well as Celebrating 1Malaysia Truly Asia performance by LimKokWing University students, and more at the Visit Malaysia Year 2014 Grand Launch  on the 4th Jan 2014.

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