Thanks to Redza for news of Occupy Kuala Lumpur tomorrow.
On October 15th, citizens around the world will take to the streets and squares for a global day of action for real democracy now.
Events planned all over the world: http://15october.net/
On October 15th come stay overnight with us at Dataran Merdeka, join in the “KL People’s Assembly” & party under the stars! Bring your sleeping bag/mat/cloth so we could dream & broaden our imaginations to build a better world together. Also bring musical instruments, games, toys, food or anything that can keep the night young & alive!
4:00pm Express yourself!
Leave your messages of hope (and despair) for the country. Or use the open mic!
5:00pm Live acoustic music & poetry
Music performances and poetry readings by local artists. Starts at 5:00pm & all through the night.
5:30pm Games! Games! Games! (Traditional & modern)
Let’s reclaim the Dataran by reliving our childhood Malaysian padang games with modern twists 😉 “Main kejar-kejar” anyone?
6:30pm People’s Potluck Picnic
…Because Malaysians love to eat! And potlucks embody the spirit of gotong-royong! So please bring one dish, snacks, deserts, kuih or drinks to share for the Potluck. Siapa cepat dia dapat, so come early!
8:00pm – 11:00pm “KL People’s Assembly”
The “KL People’s Assembly” is an open, egalitarian and democratic platform for people to share ideas, address problems, explore alternatives, propose solutions & make decisions on any issues collectively through consensus decision-making & direct participatory democratic processes.
11:00pm More Games! Games! Games!
…Because playing padang games at 11:00pm defies the norm!
12:00am Sekolah Demokrasi Rakyat (Workshops)
What does democracy mean to you? Explore the topic with several workshops for you to choose from!
3:00am Karaoke Merdeka
Unlike conventional karaoke lounges, we’re open for singing at 3:00am onwards! Come let off some steam. Pick from over hundreds of KTV songs!
#OCCUPYDATARAN is a new independent & autonomous grassroots initiative by the youth to reclaim Dataran Merdeka as an open and democratic space for the people. It is not affiliated to any ideology, political party or NGO.
For enquiries, please email [email protected] or call 011-1112 3028 (yes it’s an 8-digit number!) (phone will be active from Saturday 3:00pm – Sunday 3:00am).