GEORGE TOWN, Oct 19 -- The Rockmania duakosongsatusembilan@Orkestra Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) Concert featuring 36 musicians was in Penang to accompany artistes performing at Padang Kota Lama here Saturday night.
The concert was held in efforts to give RTM as more people-friendly image and to give the public an opportunity to enjoy a performance by the RTM Orchestra outdoors.
Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow and Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Ministry secretary-general Datuk Suriani Ahmad were present at the concert.
The concert is the third of the RTM orchestra tour series round the country after the first 'Evolusi 73 Concert' in Kuala Lumpur was held on March 31 followed by the Kitak Nak Steady! RTM Orchestra Concert ' in Sarawak on Sept 15.
Both concerts were broadcast live on television and the new media.
However, the Rockmania duakosongsatusembilan@Orkestra Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) Concert could not be broadcast live on TV2 tonight due to rainy weather and was recorded to be televised at a later date.
The rock-themed concert also featured renowned rock bands such as Datuk Nash and the Lefthanded, Real XPDC, Mus, Lan Solo & X Band, Yabang and Harry Khalifah, Floor 88, Datuk David Arumugam, Santesh, Havoc Brothers and Boria Omara.