Malaysia's sedate capital is bubbling as top pop acts gather to raise money for victims of the Boxing Day tsunami. Grammy-award winners such as Lauryn Hill and the Black Eyed Peas arrived yesterday flashing an outstretched palm - the symbol of the 'Force of Nature' concert tonight at the 80,000-capacity Putra Stadium outside Kuala Lumpur. Other entertainers appearing include the Backstreet Boys, Wyclef Jean, Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeoh Choo Kheng and Nicholas Tse Ting-fung and Yumiko Cheng. The concert organiser is the Force of Nature Aid Foundation, a group founded by Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi's son, Kamaluddin. 'Going by the size and international cast of the concert, it is a first for Malaysia,' said Tony Fernandez, chief executive of budget carrier Air Asia and a member of the foundation. 'What the world has done thus far is just scratch the surface,' said Razali Ismail, special ambassador to the foundation, who visited Aceh on Tuesday alongside Yeoh. He said funds were urgently needed to rebuild 200,000 houses, revive the fishing industry, protect the environment and rebuild the water supply and sewage system. 'We hope through the concert and other events organised by the foundation to spark a global movement of people to aid vulnerable communities affected by natural disasters.' Yeoh said she was amazed by the Indonesians' resilience and their quiet dignity as they sought to rebuild their lives. 'It's difficult to put into words how we felt, what we saw. The amazing thing is that the people there were fantastic ... there was so much tragedy but not for a second did they look at us and say, 'Pity us, do something for us'.' It is estimated the concert will raise M$10 million ($20.5 million).