Apr 10, 2012

CNNGO Visits The Malaysian Capital Of Kuala Lumpur

The Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur is one of the most diverse cities in southeast Asia, a melting pot of different religions and ethnicities.

Touching on the city's colonial past, CNNGo stops by the original British residence for a classic set of high tea with singer Reshmonu, and meets the talented young designer, Hana Tajima, who is bringing a new sense of style to traditional Islamic fashion.

TV host, singer and actress Sarimah Ibrahim takes CNNGo on a tour to the Islamic Arts Museum, home to some of Malaysia's greatest historical artwork. The show then ventures on to sample a variety of Malaysian cuisine, and gets a cooking lesson from the chef at the award-winning Bijan Bar & Restaurant.

CNNGo also explores Kuala Lumpur's temples and mosques, and even stops in for the closest shave one can get at the country's oldest barber shop.

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About the program

CNNGo is a monthly 30-minute show featuring a unique take on global destinations, bringing views from genuine insiders on what gives dynamic cities in Asia and beyond their distinctive buzz. Taking its lead from the digital CNNGo.com, whether you're a local, a business or leisure visitor, or even just a cultural voyeur, CNNGo delivers the best of each city by those who know it best. More information on the show, extended interviews and additional interactive content is available at www.cnngo.com/tv.

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CNN is the world's leading global 24-hour news network and one of the world's most respected and trusted sources for news and information. The CNN brand is available to two billion people via 18 CNN branded TV, internet and mobile services produced by CNN Worldwide, a division of Turner Broadcasting System Inc and a Time Warner company. CNN International is the international directorate of CNN Worldwide and distributes news via 14 services in seven different languages. CNN International can be seen in more than 280 million households and hotel rooms in over 200 countries and territories worldwide, including over 44 million across the Asia Pacific region and online at www.cnn.com/international.

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