FRIDAY, 15 MAY
– Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) through the Borneo International Visual and Performing Arts Exhibition (NEOARTEX) 2015 will bring together all the artworks of students for public viewing.
According to the Director of the carnival, Muhammad Safiee Elias, the carnival which starts tomorrow until 6 June 2015 will be held at the Arts Block, Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Heritage (FKSW).
“NEOARTEX supports the objective of making the amateur artwork of UMS students to international standards as a result of this carnival that also involves the participation of Indonesia, Thailand and Brunei Darussalam,” he said in a statement to UMS Media.
He said, final year students of the Arts Block included Creative Arts (Dance cluster, Theatre and Writing), Visual Arts Technology and Music.
He said the Dance cluster under Contemporary and Traditional presented a dance which was their final year project comprising Choreography, Sabah-Borneo Traditional Dance, Asia Ethnic Community, Malay Variety, Musical Drama and Contemporary Dance.
“Meanwhile, a Musical recital supervised by the Music Programme will also be performing in the orchestra as well as Singing, Musical Instrument according to Major; Drums, Piano, Guitar, Saxophone and Flute,” he explained, with the hope that the works of UMS students would gain international recognition.
NEORTEX Carnival 2015 will also feature various activities such as Modern Dance, Muay Thai, Open Karaoke, Poems and Speech contest.
Corporate and Private organisations including the public are welcome to this carnival thus contributing to the production of art works.
. – SS (fl)
Source: Nor Adirah Mat Yatim, NEOARTEX
Media and Citra Division