TUESDAY, 05 MAY – A total of 100 ‘Silat Cekak Pusaka Hanafi’ (SCPH) exponents of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) participated in the ‘1Malaysia Green 1Malaysia Clean’ programme at the Likas Bay Public Area Kota Kinabalu, recently.
According to the President of SCPH UMS, Mohd Syaffezh Edham Ahmed, the programme organised by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia Sabah together with SCPH was aimed at attracting the participation of youths in martial arts and self-discipline.
“The participation of volunteer students from UMS is one of the club’s way of supporting the programme that can benefit the youths,” he said when met by media after the programme.
He added the SCPH’s participation in the programme was also to promote ‘My Silat My Fest 2015’ which will bring together as many as 50,000 silat exponents across the country on 29 August in Kuala Lumpur.
He said, My Silat My Fest 2015’ will create history in the World Guinness Book of Records for the biggest silat category thus raising the martial arts sport in the eyes of the world on par with Taekwondo and Karate.
“SCPH created history in the Malaysia Book of Records for the category on biggest silat performance and an all-women silat presentation back in 2010,” Syaffezh added.
‘1Malaysia Green 1Malaysia Clean’ saw various interesting activities done including the cleaning of Likas Bay area and a silat presentation from the SCPH exponents, Silat Seni Gayung Fatani and Silat Raja Pukulan Awang Daik. – ZMD (fl)
Media and Citra Division