JAMBATAN CONCERT 2017 IN CELEBRATION OF MALAYSIA & JAPAN 60TH FRIENDSHIP ANNIVERSARY
The Embassy of Japan and the Cultural Centre, University of Malaya (UM) had successfully organised the Jambatan Concert 2017 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Japan and Malaysia. The concert was held at the Experimental Theatre, UM on 23 September 2017.
The concert showcased dazzling performances by Japanese and Malaysian classical music representatives from the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and the Cultural Centre, UM. These professional musicians collaborated to perform a medley from the Japanese Four Seasons along with songs created by the late Seniman Agung Tan Sri P.Ramlee, which were re-arranged by Mr. Raymond Kong. Musicians from Japan who also performed at the Jambatan Concert 2017 were Ms. Keiko Nakagawa, Ms. Yoshiko Ikemura, Mr. Tomonari Tsuchiya, as well as Ms. Noriko Osman.
Aside from uniting and bringing people together through arts and music to celebrate 60 years of friendship of the two countries through arts and music, this remarkable event also aimed to promote mutual understanding between the peoples of Malaysia and Japan.