Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Malaysia's national day, also known as Merdeka Day, falls on August 31. It has been several years since I was in Malaysia on this day.
This year, together with other Malaysians living overseas, I have put my Merdeka Day message in a poster designed by a talented Malaysian student in Australia. This poster called Proud to Be Malaysians is the brandchild of Raymond See, the founder of a web community known as MyBuddies. We want to show the world that we are proud Malaysians, and the fact that we are living overseas does not mean that we are any less patriotic when it comes to remembering our country's birthday! :-)
I've been sharing this special Merdeka Day project with some friends in Malaysia. One of them told me that it was nice but it was hard for him to feel enthusiastic about it because flying the Malaysian flag is a common sight around this time of the year in Malaysia! :-(
Visit the Proud to be Malaysians project on MyBuddies site.