‘The Colours of PJ’ Festival is back – more vibrant than ever

PETALING JAYA, AUG 25: The Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) is once again organising the Petaling Jaya Festival 2016, themed ‘The Colours of PJ’.

MBPJ Deputy Mayor Johary Anuar said the festival, which is in its 4th year, celebrates the goal of uniting city folks from all walks of life.

He said, MBPJ is confident that the festival will be able to promote the name of Petaling Jaya internationally.

“The Seksyen 52 City Centre has once again become the fixed location for the festival, which is aligned with MPBJ’s aim to make the city centre more vibrant through various programmes and social activities; subsequently upholding the implementation of PJ Liveable City @ Seksyen 52 Project.”

“Various activities have been planned for PJ Fair 2016. The most anticipated activity being every visitor will have a chance to be in a ‘Wefie’ picture with the Mayor, which will be recorded as the Wefie with the most people in the Malaysia Book of Records,” he said during a press conference, on August 24.


The Petaling Jaya Festival 2016 will be held for three days starting from August 26 (Friday) until 28, 2016 (Sunday).

Johary added, to liven up the festival, MBPJ has deployed a social media campaign on Facebook and Instagram with the hashtag #happypjselfiedance.

He said participants who want to join the competition need to upload a creative 20-second ‘selfie’ video of themselves dancing on their social media accounts with the hashtags, #happypjselfie, #happypjselfiedance, and #mypjfair2016.

Holiday tickets to Bali for two, iPhone 6s, Go Pro Hero 4, and special PJKITA merchandises will be offered as prizes to winners.

The festival will also be enlivened by local artists like Amy Search, Zamani Slam, Altimet, Faiz Dickey, Chazynash, Amir Jahari, Hunny Madu, Eto Blues Gang and De Fam.

Among some of the activities that will be held are Fashion and Lifestyle, Muslimah Fashion, Kids & Accessories, Classic Motorcycles and Cars Exhibition, Foodtruck, Mini Petting Zoo and Busking performances.

For further info, contact MBPJ Development Planning Department or call 03-79563544 extensions 261/262/358 or go to dan

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