The Wesak International Film Festival (WIFF) 2015 in Kuala Lumpur has come to an end last night. More than 20 films and documentaries were shown over two weekends on 20–21 and 27–28 June at the Malaysia Tourism Centre (MATIC), Jalan Ampang.
The Wesak International Film Festival (WIFF) 2015 had a colourful opening and first screening on Saturday 20 June, at the Malaysia Tourism Centre (MATIC), Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur. Gracing the occasion were members of the Maha Sangha and leaders of Buddhist organisations. The audience was entertained with wonderful performances by local artistes Yang Wei Han and Xue Bing Jin, and Fo Guang Shan’s 24-season drummers.
Malaysia Tourism Centre, Kuala Lumpur | 20-21 & 27-28 June
The Wesak International Film Festival (WIFF) opens in Kuala Lumpur this weekend! This is the fourth time that Buddhist organizations in Malaysia are collectively organizing the festival to showcase the best in Buddhist films as part of the annual Wesak celebrations.
On Friday 1 May, the much-anticipated “Passage through India” special photography exhibition was launched in a joyful atmosphere at Nalanda Centre, Sri Serdang. The launching was jointly performed by the Producer of ‘Dhammayatra’ Project Datin Seri Kee-Mah Ming Yuet, and Mdm. Serena Yong representing Hewlett-Packard (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, the generous sponsor of the photograph printing.
The Wesak International Film Festival (WIFF) is coming again to Kuala Lumpur this June! This is the fourth time that Buddhist organizations in Malaysia are collectively organizing the festival to showcase the best in Buddhist films as part of the annual Wesak celebrations.
We are pleased to announce that the “Passage through India” special exhibition at Nalanda Centre will be extended to 17th May due to good response from the public. During its originally scheduled 3-day run from 1st to 3rd May, more than 1,000 visitors have viewed the wonderful photographs of temples, people and scenery. The exhibition will be opened to public for the next two weekends – i.e. the 9th, 10th, 16th and 17th May – from 10.00am to 6.00pm. Admission is free, and all are welcome!
The ‘Sri Mahabodhi’ (Great Bodhi Tree) at Bodhgaya, under which the Lord sat on the dawn of His Enlightenment, looks glorious and resplendent in the glow of a full-moon night. Malaysian photographer Jon Teo captured this magical scenery among many others during his month-long sojourn in India with Bro.Tan earlier this year.
The world is in a state of constant flux; yet the Buddha-Dhamma has stood the test of time and remained unchanged. It is described as ‘Akaliko’ (Timeless) and ‘Sanantano’ (Eternal) – it has remained unmoved in a universe of incessant fluctuations. Some enduring facets of this unchanging Dhamma are captured in amazing photographs which will be displayed at the upcoming “Passage through India” Special Exhibition at Nalanda Centre, scheduled from 1 to 3 May, in conjunction with Wesak ‘Buddha Day’ celebrations.
The “Passage through India” Special Exhibition at Nalanda Centre features some insightful photographs into the lives of ordinary folks engaged in their livelihood and daily struggles. The exhibition is scheduled from 1 to 3 May, in conjunction with Wesak ‘Buddha Day’ celebrations. Admission is free, and all are welcome!
A selection of wonderful photographs will be displayed at a special exhibition themed “Passage through India”, at Nalanda Centre in conjunction with Wesak Observance from 1 to 3 May. These pictures of Buddhist heritage and culture were taken by a group of photographers who spent one month journeying there on pilgrimage. The exhibition is free and open to the public. All are welcome!