Selangor Welcomes the New Year Threshold for Three Days


SHAH ALAM 27 Dec: Celebrations for the New Year threshold in Selangor will last for three days and a variety of exciting programmes will be held following the overwhelming response towards last year’s event.

It will be started off with a Gen Y Seminar on December 29, followed by the Selangor Education Carnival -EduSel Fair from December 30 t 31 starting at seven in the morning till 12 midnight at the Shah Alam Dataran Kemerdekaan.

The carnival will be commemorated with various positive activities, among them a casual talk by TV personality, Ahmad Shukri Yusof and Mohd Fauzi Mustaffa.

There will also be a Tahnik ceremony together with scholars, forums and a leisurely tête-à-tête with artists such as Shamsul Ghau-Ghau, Kamal Adli, Malek Noor, Abby Abadi, Diana Amir and Uztaz Azhar Idrus.

Education, Higher Education and Human Capital Development Executive Councilor, Dr Halimah Ali said that it is hoped that the education carnival will attract more visitors compared to last year.

The carnival aims to provide exposure to the community regarding science in everyday life in like with the Selangor state’s education mission to make Selangor an Educational and Scholarly Hub.

In addition, the Gen Y Seminar organised by the Standing Committee of Malay Customs, Youth and Sports, will focus on understanding the psychology and biology of the Y Generation.

The seminar is aimed at building a generation that is competent, devoted and possess Taqwa mannerisms, said Malay Customs, Youth and Sports Exco Dr Ahmad Yunus Hairi.

It will start as early as 8am and will end at 5pm at the Silver Jubilee Hall Auditorium, State Secretariat Building.

Terengganu Fatwa Council Member, Dr Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri; University of Malaya Professor, Datuk Dr Mohamad Redzuan Othman, invited artists such as Yatt Hamzah, Diana Amir and Mel Wings, are among the guests invited.


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