THURSDAY, 25th MARCH
– Universiti Malaysia Sabah Kampus Antarabangsa Labuan (UMSKAL) 2015 ‘Angpau Night’ programme was held moderately but still joyful.
This annual event, held in Financial Park Conventional Hall, was full with entertaining programmes including dragon and lion dance, sand art performance and also singing performance by local artist, Cheryl Lee and Geraldine Gan.
According to the Head of UMS Student Affairs Department, Darwis Manainus Awang Kangit, the programme was organized aiming to make UMSKAL communities to become closer to local communities.
“UMS Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr Mohd Harun Abdullah, is always encouraging students to involved local communities in their activities and programmes,” he said.
He believes that in the future, there will be good outcomes to both parties because of the good relation between the university and the multi-racial communities in Federal Territory of Labuan, including community leaders and Non-Governmental Organization (NGO).
Meanwhile, the Programme Coordinator, Teong Khan Vun commented that according to the Chinese Zodiac, Year of the Goat is the eight symbol and also the most meaningful symbol among the twelve symbols.
“In Chinese culture, the goat symbolizes joy, peace, happiness and freedom,” he explained.
Federal Territory of Labuan Tiong Hua President of Commerce, Datuk Wong Kii Yii also present during the programme.-ZMD (JA)
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Source: Azri Onn