KUCHING: Persatuan Kesenian dan Warisan Melayu Kuching (Kewarisma) is looking to etch a name in the Malaysia Book of Records (MBOR).
It is set to create a record of the largest Hadrah performance nationwide and will do so on October 26 at Padang Merdeka here.
The feat will not only elevate Malay culture across the nation but also worldwide.
When visiting their preparation yesterday, deputy State Secretary Datuk Dr Sabariah Putit expressed her delight over the group’s diligence in their preparation to set the national record.
“Their effort to etch their names in the Malaysia Book of Records will inspire others especially the youths in preserving their culture,” she told reporters when met at the Old DUN Building yesterday.
“It is indeed a good platform for not only Malays but also other races to enjoy our culture.
One of the participants offered her take on the group’s massive ambition on October 26.
Noraini Lepong from Kampung Pasir Pandak viewed the move as the best effort to uphold the Malay culture from extinction.
“I am happy and proud to be a part of Kewarisma and I hope that similar programmes will be done in the future.”
Programme coordinator Mazalani Suut revealed that the preparation has reached 90 per cent and that the group was motivated to capture the national record.