WEDNESDAY, 11 SEPTEMBER –
The public especially staff and students of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and those staying in and around Kota Kinabalu are invited to Riong Poetry (Puisi Riong) tonight at Dewan Canselor, UMS.
With the theme Sabah Prospers In Malaysia, the organising of this poetry night among others is to celebrate Sabah’s 50th
year of independence in Malaysia, thus instilling the spirit of patriotism among the diversified cultures of the community in Sabah.
Some well-known poets will be featured tonight; where the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah will also be doing a presentation with the poem entitled A Poem For US.
Also presenting are theatre activist Khalid Salleh; Kota Kinabalu renowned poet Noor Aishah Maidin; young writer, Ampuan Awang; South East Asia Writer Award recipient (SEA Write) 2005, Abdul Ghafar Ibrahim; 1st
Runner-up of Akademi Fantasia 2, Felix Agus and some other poets.
The event will start at 7.30 pm and is a collaboration between UMS and Berita Harian. - FL
By Salbinous Saribun Chancellery Department