MALAYSIA FOOD & CULTURE NIGHT

This event is organized to celebrate the rich culinary and cultural experience of Malaysia in accordance to promote “Visit Malaysia Year 2020”. We plan to have food served by top class chefs and some performances to showcase what Malaysia can offer to the world.

On top of that, we plan to award extraordinary achievement of individuals in the global entertainment industry by our very own Malaysians. This will be an opportunity to showcase Malaysian talent and ability to the ASEAN American community at a prestigious level.

We would have The Honorable Minister as our Guest of Honor and grace our event. It will give a momentous impact to the whole tone of the event and a great introduction for “Visit Malaysia Year 2020”.

We are planning to have The Honorable Minister to award a few chosen individuals with the “Special Achievement Award” from ASEAN PaC for their work in the field.

GUEST OF HONOR

HON.MINISTER DATUK MOHAMMADIN KETAPI

Hon. Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi has been recently appointed as the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Malaysia after the 14th General Election in May 2018. He was elected as the Parliament Member for Silam constituency, in Sabah, Malaysia.

Hon. Datuk Mohamaddin, age 61, holds a Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) from the University of Buckingham, England.

His political career started when he was appointed as The United Sabah Party (PBS) Youth Deputy Chief in 1985 and Deputy Secretary-General of the Central Committee before contesting and winning the Lahad Datu state seat in Sabah in 1986.

He was then been appointed as the Assistant Minister to the then Sabah Deputy Chief Minister. He never joined any party other than PBS until the formation of Sabah Heritage Party (Warisan) two years ago where he was elected as the Warisan Supreme Council Member and Silam Parliamentary Division Leader.

Previously, Hon. Datuk Mohamaddin was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Sabah Hyatt Hotel and one of the Board of Directors of the Sabah Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO). Hon Datuk Mohamaddin is currently engaging closely with the tourism operator in wooing more international visitor into Malaysia, ensuring Malaysia continue to growth as the major Tourism destination of the world.

HONORARY PATRON

HERHIGHNESS TENGKU CHANELA JAMIDAH IBRAHIM
Organizing Committee

She is a champion for change who has been actively involved in the fashion industry for almost a decade. She strives to leave an impact through her works in the many various fields she pursues. At a young age she embarked on a journey that not only has brought her much success in Malaysia but in the international sphere.

With her award winning collection called the ULTRA 10, launched in Shanghai and awarded in the UK; her passion not only extends to creative design and direction but also through her various campaigns and collaborations she executes with much energy and passion. Princess Chanela Jamidah of Pahang is the cousin to the current King of Malaysia (Yang Di Pertuan Agong).

SPECIAL SINGER PERFORMANCE

CHERYL K

Currently based in Los Angeles, Cheryl K is a public figure, singer-songwriter, and actress from Malaysia and Singapore. Growing up, Cheryl is known for her music covers and short comedy skits on YouTube and Facebook. Today, she sings both the Opening Title Screen & Ending Credits Song of the Warner Bros. Pictures movie, "Crazy Rich Asians."

Cheryl has been singing since the age of 8 for people including The Prime Minister and royalties. She started posting music covers online at 15. You may recognize her in YouTube covers of "Best Thing I Never Had", "Love Never Felt So Good", and "Do You Want to Build a Snowman?" Cheryl also acts in and creates videos on Facebook pages like 9GAG, LadBible, and Hygo. Some of which are "Short People Problems" and "What It's Like To Be Sisters" viral videos totaling to more than 60M+ views to date.

MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL STAR AWARDS RECIPIENT

 

 

TAN SRI MICHELLE YEOH – ACTRESS / PRODUCER

HENRY GOLDING – ACTOR / MODEL

CONSTANCE WU – ACTRESS

JAMES WAN – MOVIE DIRECTOR

AWKWFINA – ACTRESS / RAPPER

CHERYL K – ARTIST / SINGER

KEN JEONG – ACTOR / COMEDIAN

CARMEN SOO – ACTRESS / MODEL

LISA LU – ACTRESS

TAN KHENG HUA – ACTRESS

Event Details

Saturday, April 6 2019 From 6:30 to 11:00PM Hotel Constance Pasadena 928 E Colorado Blvd, Pasdena, CA 91106

The Venue

The Hotel Constance is a treasured landmark in Pasadena. The hotel first opened in 1926 and is located on Historic Route 66. The exterior of the building has been carefully restored in keeping with the original 1926 design but the interior is ultra-modern with a clean, charming appeal.

The courtyard features an original fountain with authentic Mexican tile work from the 1920's and the Blue Room Lounge has become a local favorite with
free nightly entertainment. Our new rooftop pool is the social gathering spot in Pasadena.