Youth United Fest!
Selangor, Malaysia 17 November, 2014 - On 14th December 2014 the most anticipated event of the year for youths, Youth United Festival 2014, presented by Honor 6, took place in Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam (Open Car Park). It was an enjoyable day filled with celebrities, performances, sports, arts, music, food, share sessions by celebrities and more. Some of the exciting activities included celebrity bazaars, food trucks, blogshops, BMX demo, drift car demonstration, lucky draw for amazing prizes, futsal with celebrities, meet and greet with celebrities and many more.
The celebrity blogshops included booths from Azza Elite, Zul Yahya, and Intan Ladyana. Some of the yummy food trucks included Sangkaya Creameries, BurgerGilerPower, Cowboys Food Truck, Baden2 On Wheels, and La Famiglia. Local food vendors, such as The Pisang Cheese, Babarittos, Cheesy Heart, Sandwich Boys Bar, and more took part to cater to the Malaysian tastebuds. There was also exciting drift demo from the Prince of Drift, Tengku Djan Ley, and Team PROTON R3. International athletes, FISE put on an exhilarating show using BMX bikes, which was well received by the crowd.
An exciting prize pool worth more than RM 100,000 was up for grabs for students taking part in the key programs throughout the event finale. Many student football teams competed against each other on the futsal pitch in the Intervarsity Futsal Challenge, activated by Shell Advance Motorcycle Oils, co-sponsored by Revive Isotonic. The champion was UM B from University Malaya, who emerged as winners and walked away with RM 5,000 cash and a trophy. First runner up, Farmala United from Lim Kok Wing University, walked away with RM 3,000 cash and medal, and second runner up was Eagles FC from Asia Pacific University, who walked away with RM 2,000 cash and medals. The team’s prize winnings was also matched by YouthUnited.MY and donated in the team’s name, to Youth Cares. The teams also received goodie bags sponsored by Shell Advance Motorcycle Oils. Fans also played against Fahrin Ahmad, Roy Azman, Azrul Raja Lawak, Aidil Aziz, Farid from band 30 Cent, and Fiq from television show, Mentor in a round of friendly celebrity futsal.
It was a thrilling Battle Of The Bands performances as student bands battled to be the top Youth Band Stage band, presented by E Studios Production. Each band presented two songs of their choice to wow the judges. Heart A-Tack, whom represented Universiti Selangor, MSU, and Universiti Teknologi MARA, emerged as the winning band and won a recording session worth RM 20,000, and RM 5,000 cash. First runner up SKY MC who represented Aswara, walked away with a recording session worth RM 15,000 and RM 3,000 cash, and second runner up, Modescape, whom represented Universiti Teknologi MARA, walked away with a recording session worth RM 10,000 and RM 2,000 cash. The team’s prize winnings was also matched by YouthUnited.MY and they donated in the team’s name, to Youth Cares.
The crowd witnessed electrifying rounds from top hundred students who duelled each other for the best race time in Youth Games, activated by Honor 6 on an exciting mobile game called Asphalt 8. Three winners, Sivaneswaran Rajoo from INTI College, Mohd Rahimi Afif B. Mohd Razali from Universiti Tenaga Nasional, and Ahmad Fathi Bin Mat Nashim from Universiti Selangor, along with Time Attack Winner, M. Hafiz M. Jainom from Universiti Sains Malaysia, each won an Honor 6 smartphones. There was also consolation prizes of seven Honor tablets for seven runner ups, whom are Tan Si Yuan, Lim Shi Teen, Tan Sze Kar, Kak Han Chong, Lim Ann Yue and Jason Yap Han Ling, all students from Taylor’s Lakeside as well as Sharvin Manivannan, from INTI College.
There was also a key program of sharing sessions from entrepreneurs and celebrities in YouthLab, sparked by Maybank, Co-Sponsored by Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia, and driven by Proton and R3.The first session was kickstarted by Zhariff Afandi, CEO of The Zhariff Initiative. There were sharing sessions by actress-cum-entrepreneur, Intan Ladyana. Actor, Zul came and gave a talk about experience sharing. Many fans interested in music gathered for a music clinic with members from Bunkface! and Kyoto Protocol.
It was a day full of creativity and passion as students exhibited their work on photography, paintings and illustrations, and print graphic, in the stimulating YouthZibition, generated by Gen. Y Harian Metro. The public voted for these students in the art exhibition. In the end, the top winner for Photography category, Painting category and Illustration category was Nur Fadhila binti Mohd Faudzie from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Nur Hidayah binti Ab Halim, from Universiti Teknologi MARA, and Ismail Ibrahim Mohamed Almahdi from UNITEN respectively. Each winner walked away with an Honor 6 Smartphone.
Many talented and outstanding students who made the cut for Honor’s Campus Ambassador in Youth Icon, ignited by Honor 6, fit at least one of the following criteria, including highly confident, active in clubs and societies, high achiever, and active in community service. They described their Honor Story on stage in front of the crowd. The ten Honor Campus Ambassadors, who walked away with an Honor 6 smartphone each were Muhammad Anuar Zaini Mohamed Alwi from Taylor’s University, Muhamad Afnan Afiq Bin Alias from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Muhammad Shauqi Muhammad Hilmi from Multimedia University, Noor Dayana Bt Nasharudin from University Selangor (Shah Alam), Nur Syuhada Bt Mohamed Shah from Universiti Teknologi Mara (Puncak Alam), Nurmikalthum Julai from Universiti Teknologi MARA (Shah Alam), Zechariah Ravin A/L Ravinder Jit Singh from HELP College of Arts and Technology, Noor Fatimah Binti Sharfadeen from Universiti Malaya, Lau Chee Min from Universiti Putra Malaysia, and Muhammad Azry Azhar Bin Abdullah from University Selangor (Bestari Jaya). As the winner for the main title presenter, Muhamad Afnan Afiq Bin Alias also won an Honor 6 tablet.
The night carried on with exciting performances by Malaysia’s top rock bands such as Bunkface!, Kyoto Protocol, Hyper Act, IamNeeta as well as top performers such as Elizabeth Tan, Hunny Madu and Kayda, Faizul Sany, Azhael, Aisyah Aziz and Caprice. The event was free entry for the public and many came to give their support for the local performers.
To find out more information about this exciting event, log on to YouthUnited.MY’s Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/YouthUnitedMY or visit their website, http://www.youthunited.my/YouthUnitedFest2014 This event was organized by Malaysia’s leading youth marketing agency, FP Avante Sdn. Bhd, and inspired by YouthUnited.MY, an online platform that engages, inspires and celebrates Malaysian youths.