PETALING JAYA: Persatuan OKU Sentral (OKU Sentral) president Datuk Ras Adiba Radzi declared that the Ilham 2022 concert held in conjunction with this year's International Day of Persons with
Disabilities celebrations at the Petaling Jaya Performing Arts Centre (PJPAC), here yesterday a rousing success.
Ras Adiba said the talented stage performers from Malaysia's community of Persons with Disabilities (PwD) might pave the way for national road tours next year.
"People usually think that performances by PwDs are just normal, but they are really great. So our focus is to bring them to every state to show off their talent," she told Bernama.
Ras Adiba, who is also Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) chairman, said she was grateful that the performers were high spirited in showcasing their talents, with some practising online for this concert.
Ras Adiba, Khai & Dini, Umar Hasfizal, Shahril of Muniros and Eyelitz Dancers, along with Anak Seni OKU Sentral, OS Wheelies, Permata Gemalai Sari, M.Neranjan from PPKI SMK Desa Perdana KL, Low Mee Li & Orange of OS/Beautiful Gate and Tadika Istika Jaya were among those who performed at the Ilham 2022 Concert.
Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri, singer cum poet Datuk Mohamad Nasir Mohamed and film director Datuk Afdlin Shauki were just some of the guests of honour at the concert.
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated annually on Dec 3. -- Bernama