TUESDAY, 13 DECEMBER – The ‘Grand Recital’ organised by the Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Heritage (FKSW) made a come back recently after a long absence.
Organised as the curtain call for all the recitals held, the Grand Recital featured acts and performances by lecturers, tutors and students of Year Two and Three from the Music, Creative Arts, and Visual Arts Programmes.
Dean of FKSW, Prof. Dr. Ismail Ibrahim expressed that the Grand Recital is a programme to uncover the talents of students in various fields.
“The recital is a holistic programme, I hope it would continue to be organised to increase our knowledge,” he urged.
The opening act of the Grand Recital saw a sketch by lecturers, Associate Professor Dr. Low Kok On, Dr. Puad Bebit, Hajijah Lamiri and Salmie Jemon.
Among other dances featured were Joget Pahang, and Zapin Sebat that won the UMS Zapin Fiesta 2016, and captured the third spot at the UMS Labuan International Folk Dance and Music Festival.
Other recital included a performance entitled “Prebet Kabimbangan” that captured the Champions title at the Sabah Theatre Festival 2016 and the Malaysian Theatre Festival 2016, among many other awards.
Other performances included from lecturer, Sharip Zainal Sangkif Shek and his group Rhythm of Borneo who were champions at the 2010 World Championship of Performing Arts (WCOPA), a solo presentation by staff of FKSW, Felix Agus (Akademi Fantasia 3, 1st Runner-up), with special appearance by lecturers, Associate Professor Dr. Baharudin Arus and M Fazmi Hisham. – FL
Source: Junior Kimwah, FKSW