UMS Reach Out to Community Through Arts

sook1WEDNESDAY, 11 JUNE – A total of 20 students from the Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Heritage (FKSW), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) carried out a programme named ‘Anak Seni Bersama Keluarga Angkat’ at Kampung Binuwou Tengah Sook, Keningau recently.

Themed ‘Memanusiakan Manusia dengan Seni Kami Berbakti’, the programme was organised by the Student Literary Club (KARMA) UMS in collaboration with the Baitul Ibadah Darul Nurrussa’adah and the Sabah Islamic Department.

According to the programme director, Hajah Badariah Zaiton, the programme among others was aimed at exposing to undergrads the sense of belonging and to raise the awareness that commitment through art was for the benefit of community.

“With the goal to humanise mankind, artists should be ready to support this communal charitable work, instilled in every student. Through this programme, every undergrad would be able to experience the art of living as farmers with their adoptive families,” he said when met by reporters.

He said various activities were done during the programme, among them were practicing and diversifying the function of art in conveying the message of spirituality and the practicing of zikir munaqib and singing the qasidah.

Also included were exercising and communal work in cleaning the surrounding area of the hall besides motivation programme through arts and fun-filled sports,” she added. – (fl)

Source: Siti Armaida Adnan, Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Heritage, UMS

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