Thursday, March 17, 2011

What is "Rock 4 Rights"?

“Rock 4 Rights” is a 12–hour non-stop concert and carnival organised by the BCCLC in partnership with Frinjan and Saya Anak Bangsa Malaysia (SABM) and supported by the Penang State Government. Malaysiakini is the official online media partner for this event. This one-of-a-kind initiative will start from 12pm until12am.

A total of 15 bands will perform; a combination of bands from the Radio Demokratika album, the Bangkit album (produced by SABM) and from Frinjan. There will be performance arts and film screening as well as a variety of food and beverage stalls, arts and crafts stalls, a counter for festival memorabilia, CDs by the performing artists and voter registration booths. Unregistered eligible voters are strongly encouraged to register at the voter registration booths.

“Rock 4 Rights” will be officiated by YB Prof. Dr. P. Ramasamy, Deputy Chief Minister II of Penang at 8:00pm on 2 April 2011.

A summary of the event:

Event: Rock 4 Rights
Date: 2 April 2011 (Saturday)
Time: 12pm – 12am
Venue: Fort Cornwallis, Penang
Admission: Free and open to public

List of activities:
  • Music performance featuring local independent bands
  • Flea market (Creative handicrafts, memorabilia, fashion apparel, concert merchandise, etc.)
  • Short video & film screening
  • Food and beverage
  • Voter registration drive
  • Booths by MyConstitution Campaign & other NGO and civil society groups

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