This project was interesting. Not because it took us 6 days, from the day we thought of it, till the day it happened, but because in terms of execution it was probably the least exciting one. Yet, everyone was excited over it! This is why..
In January 2010, KL was dark. Not the weather, just the mood and people were just down. A few weeks prior, the Court had announced its judgment on the usage of the word Allah in the Bahasa Malaysia bibles.
A few parties acted irresponsibly by attacking places of worship. Many people, regardless of their belief, were disappointed and saddened by this act.
So we thought, let’s do something. We don’t even have to say, it is about what was going on. But to do it because we want to bring out good vibes in KL. And that was all.
250 people turned up, in white t-shirts, Malaysian flags as well as a string as long as their arm. They tied those strings together, and walked from Bangsar LRT to Bangsar Village to Bangsar Sports Complex.
A long distance for Malaysian standards, but they all did it happily with a smile. Watch the video and look at the pics.
Below is a mish mash of things, including the promo we sent out, as well as the articles that covered the event.
Meanwhile, here are some unofficial pictures from Chris Tock.
*Read English version of text below.
*This event on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=255241961044&ref=mf
Ingat tak ‘KL Freeze in Unison’? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psOfYLtKk34
Kami nak berjumpa lagi!
Banyak telah berlaku kebelakangan ini yang menimbulkan pelbagai reaksi di kalangan orang ramai.
Namun kami bangga Rakyat masih dapat terus bertenang.
Jom raikan kematangan kita sebagai sebuah masyarakat yang berjaya maintain cool! Jom jadi inspirasi kepada mereka yang tak berapa cool :]
Mari kita buat sesuatu yang simbolik. Bawa seutas tali dan bersama kita akan mengikat utasan tali masing-masing untuk dijadikan satu tali panjang yang cun gila.
Tali panjaaang yang cun gila itu pula akan kita bawa bersiar selama lebih kurang 15 minit untuk ditunjukkan kepada masyarakat Malaysia yang lain.
Mari bersama kita, semua dijemput serta! Sediakan:
1. Seutas tali sepanjang tangan kanan anda [Tak kira warna atau jenis]
2. [Pakai baju putih]
3. [Kalau ada bendera Malaysia, bawa sekali]
Penting sekali, jangan lupa beritahu member-member semua! Jangan lupa datang!
Remember ‘KL Freeze in Unison’? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psOfYLtKk34
We want to reunite with you!
So much has happened in the last few weeks that has cause our country to be buzzing with agreements and disagreements.
But we’re proud that despite all that’s happened, we the Rakyat, have managed to keep our cool.
Let’s celebrate the fact that we have grown up to be a level-headed cool lot! Let’s inspire those not-so-cool to be cool :]
Let’s do something symbolic. Come with a piece of rope/string and we will tie them together to make one long, beautiful, cool rope that represents each and every one of us.
We will then take our fantastic work of art on a short, 15-minute tour for our fellow Malaysians to see.
Come and join us! Anyone and everyone! All you have to do is:
1. Bring a piece of rope/string the length of your right arm [Any colour or texture]
2. Wear a white t-shirt
3. If you have a Malaysian flag, bring it along
Most importantly, share this news with your friends and you, of course, must come too!