Patriotic Spirit Lives On

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Heart-warming ads to keep up the patriotic spirit of this 60th year of independence and the upcoming Malaysia Day.

Piala Taman Thomas

This short film by Petronas reminds us of the glory days when national badminton players won world championships such as the Thomas Cup in 1992.

The four-minute film which encourages Malaysians to have confidence and a fighting spirit features badminton legends Rashid Sidek and Foo Kok Keong, and the patriotic song ‘Fikirkan Boleh’, which was popular during the 1990s.

Buatan Malaysia

This three-minute-and-38-second film by Maxis is about a boy who envies his schoolmates’ holidays abroad. He later feels guilty for begrudging his father for not taking him overseas and plans a local trip. The holiday was a discovery of various wonderful destinations in Malaysia and a closer bonding of father and son.

Emma

An Axiata-Celcom collaboration, the three-and-a-half-minute film is inspired by the true story of a young British teacher sent here in the 1970s to teach. Instead, it turned out to be a learning experience for her on the unique nuances of the multi-racial Malaysian people and how we live together in peace and harmony. Eventually. made Malaysia her home.