July 31, 2011

Pikom Digital Lifestyle Expo 2011 babes

The second Digital Lifestyle Expo 2011 from 29 - 31 July 2011 showcased many digital lifestyle products and services from international and local brands but the expo also had other attractions that were eye catching besides the products.

Mai Tomyam was at the Pikom Digital Lifestyle Expo 2011 to bring you pictures of the beautiful girls who were there to make the event a lot better.

Garmin navigator babe Kowen Low.

Lenovo babes (L-R) Jolin Lee, Serene Tan and Simone Yap.

Trend Micro anti-virus babes Jun Woo (left)
and Penny Wong.

Trend Micro babes Cassie Lim (left) and Natlely Goh.

Ford babe Pink Quah.

Ford babe Ju Teoh and the Ford Fiesta Hatchback 1.6L Automatic
(Sport) at OTR retail price of RM81,388 (private).

Lumix babe Winnie Tang.

Lumix babe Phloe Swee.

Lumix babes Jacqueline Chuah (left) and Belinda Lim.

Papago navigator babes (L-R) Minny Ng, Joan Lee, Eunice Lim
and Rachel Yong

Avira anti-virus babes (L-R) Evon Teah, Pinkiee and Weng Li

Avira anti-virus babe Evon Teah.

CSL babes Bonny Wong (left) and Adlin Khoo.

Gamepro.com.my booth babes Penny Annabella Lim (left) and
her sister
Shanny Lim.

Kingsoftgames.com game booth babe Foong Yee.

myRosso.com game booth babe Karen Lai.

CiB mall game booth babes dress well and look great.

Attractive and cheerful CiB mall babe.

myRosso.com game booth babe Taylie Teo.

cl.com.my game booth babe Angel Won

cl.com.my game booth babes Vivi Xiao (left)
and Angel Won.

Ezjoy.com game booth babes (L-R) Yvonne Mok, Jacqueline
Yiing and Elaine Chai.

Funmily.com game booth babes Jenny Chin
and Shermine Chow.

U mobile babes Angelynn Low (left) and Patricia Yap.

The P1 One Plan with two modems for the best 4G broadband
experience indoors and outdoors. From left: Jack Lim, Han
Dennis Sia and Marina Mas'aud.

P1 means Packet One from the broadband
company Packet One
Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd that brought
city-wide WiFi service
in Kuala Lumpur in 2008.

July 27, 2011

Marching show bands parade in Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur

The opening ceremony of the World Championship Marching Show Bands 2011 (WCMSB)
at Jalan Bukit Bintang on Monday 25th July 2011 saw eleven bands taking part in the street parade with band members performing lively music, waving flags and dancing on the street to the enjoyment of guests and tourists.

The four-day competition from July 27 – 30 at the KL Football Stadium in Cheras will see a total of 30 marching bands from eight countries competing for the coveted title of “World Champion”.

Twelve Malaysian bands will also compete for the National Level Championship.

The WCMSB is an annual event by the World Association of Marching Show Bands (WAMSB).

Malaysia is hosting the largest marching show band competition in the world for the first time after winning the bid to host the 2011 World Championship at the WAMSB delegates conference held in Chicago, USA in November 2009.

Thanks to Joel Lee for contributing some photos to this post.

Check out below the pictures of the street parade.

Victoria Institution Cadet Corps Band, Kuala Lumpur.

Xili Primary School Juvenile Band, China.

Red Deer Royals Marching Show Band,

Pic by Joel Lee

Eroh Dahana Putra Drum Corps, Indonesia.

Sekolah Tuanku Abdul Rahman (STAR) Marching Band,
Ipoh, Perak.
Mladeznicky Dechovy Orchestr (MDO) or The Youth Wind
Orchestra of The Music, Cheb, Czech Republic.

MDO performing choreographed dance moves to upbeat and
lively music from the band.
Divine Land Marching Band, Malaysia

Suphanburi Marching Band, Thailand.

Calgary Stetson Show Band, Canada.

Chien Kuo High School Marching Band, Taiwan.

Supporters wave the Taiwan flags as Chien Kuo High School
Marching Band from Taiwan marched into Jalan Bukit Bintang.

Batteryheadz Percussion, Kuala Lumpur.

Robert Eklund, president and CEO of World Association of Marching
Show Bands International (WAMSB) beats the drum to signify the
launch of WCMSB 2011.

Kuala Lumpur City Hall (Bandaraya KL) director of sport, culture
and youth Dato’ Muhammad Sidek Khalid beating a drum to

signify the launch of WCMSB 2011.

Tengku Naufal Tengku Mansor, chairman of Present
Malaysia Productions, the event organiser, beating a
drum to signify the launch of WCMSB 2011.

(From left) Dr Tengku Naufal Tengku Mansor, Nazri Baharu
Zaman, Dato' Muhammad Sidek Khalid, Robert Eklund, 
Jimmy Wong and an official of WAMSB. 

Members of Eroh Dahana Putra Drum Corps from Indonesia pose
for the camera.
Pic by Joel Lee

A staff of Present Malaysia Productions flashes
her smile and the victory sign.
Pic by Joel Lee

July 21, 2011

MIJF Jewellery Design Awards 2011 winners

The winners and finalists of Malaysia’s first MIJF Jewellery Design Awards 2011 received their prizes in a ceremony held in conjunction with Malaysia International Jewellery Fair 2011 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) on Sunday 10th July 2011.

The winning entries in the four competition category - ring, earrings, necklace and bangle/brooch were manufactured into masterpieces by Amee Philips Jewellery and showcased during the four-day MIJF 2011 from 7th to 10th July 2011.

The four winning jewellery collections worth over RM258,000 were put on sale during the fair and part of the proceeds donated to Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA).

Low Sue Mei from Malaysia won outstandingly in both necklace category and bangle/brooch category.

Chen Lin Lin from
China won in the ring category while Lee Ye Jia from Malaysia won the earrings category.

The Most Outstanding Award went to Low Sue Mei who received the most votes from MIJF visitors throughout the four-day fair. She received a scholarship worth RM12,000 for a nine-week gemology course sponsored by Gemological Institute of America (GIA)

The competition attracted over 200 entries from Asian jewellery designer students in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, China, India, Korea, Indonesia and Vietnam.

Below is the list of winners and finalists nominated in MIJF Jewellery Design Awards 2011.

Necklace Category
Low Sue Mei
Choo Sze Thing
Lin Lin Chen
Winnie Wong King Ming
Yap Kai Ning

Ring Category
Chen Lin Lin 
Lee Ye Jia
Leong Wei Haur
Winnie Wong King Ming (with two nominated entries)

Earrings Category
Lee Ye Jia
Pang Cek Ying
Park Seoyun
Tan Sim Yee
Winnie Wong King Ming

Bangle / Brooch Category

Low Sue Mei
Low Sue Mei
Mohd Izwan B. Mohamad Zaini
Shubendo A Karmokak
Tan Sok Lim

Low Sue Mei (centre), winner of necklace category receiving
her award from Amee Philips (left). A model displays the
winning necklace piece.

Low Sue Mei  (centre), winner of bangle/brooch category receiving
her award from Amee Philips (left). A model displays the
bangle piece.

Lee Ye Jia (centre), winner of earrings category receiving her
award from Amee Philips (left). A model displays the winning
earrings piece.

Winner of The Most Outstanding Award Low Sue Mei
receiving her award from Ric Taylor, graduate gemologist
(GG) and instructor at Gemological Institute of America
(GIA) The Robert Mouawad campus, USA.

Winners and finalists of MIJF Jewellery Design Awards pose
for a group photo with Elite PR and Comm. Manager Evon
Young (front row, 3rd from left), GIA instructor Ric Taylor
(front row, 4th from left) and Amee Philips (front row,
fourth from right)

July 10, 2011

Malaysia International Jewellery Fair 2011 sparkles

The Malaysia International Jewellery Fair (MIJF) 2011 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from July 7 – 10 comes to life with more than 100,000 pieces of new designs in gold, diamonds, jade and other sparkling treasures on display by over 100 international jewellery companies from 16 countries.

Tourism Minister Dato’ Sri Dr. Ng Yen Yen officially launched the glamourous event on Thursday 7th July 2011.

A dazzling fashion show by three prominent jewellery brands - SPECS Jewellery, Amee Philips Jewellery and Tomei Gold & Jewellery kicked off the ceremony.

Tourism Minister Dato' Dr Ng Yen Yen  (centre) cutting the
ribbon to officially open the MIJF 2011 at KLCC on 7th July.

Dato' Dr Ng Yen Yen posing for a photograph with Amee Philips
Jewellery co-founder Amee Philips (2nd from left); president of 
Federation of Goldsmiths and Jewellers Association of Malaysia
Ng Yih Pyng (3rd from left); Elite Expo CEO Johnson Lim (3rd
from right) and MyCEB CEO Zulkefli Sharif (2nd from right).

Tourism Minister Dato' Dr Ng Yen Yen looking at the jewellery
pieces on display at the Raffles College of Higher Education booth.

Malaysia's jazz queen Datuk Sheila Majid (right) and singer,
actress, and television personality Fauziah Latiff at the MIJF 2011.

Models displaying jewellery sets at the Deckwell Gold booth.

The Crystal Mineral Kingdom booth selling jewellery boxes
and display stands.

Raffles College of Higher Education KL jewellery design
students and lecturer Sydney Scherr (3rd from right) showcase
jewellery collections designed and crafted by the students.

Armed security guards at the entrance to the exhibition hall
of KLCC provide security and safety to MIJF visitors.

Models showcase magnificent collections
by Amee Philips Jewellery, SPECS
Jewellery and Tomei Gold & Jewellery.