March 13, 2010

Merriment of Chinese New Year @ ADUN Kampung Tunku CNY 2010 open house


The auspicious occasion of joy and happiness was celebrated in high spirits when more than 1,000 people gathered at the ADUN Kampung Tunku Chinese New Year 2010 open house on Sunday 28th February 2010 at the Sports Arena of SRJK (C) Sungai Way in Petaling Jaya.

ADUN Kampung Tunku state assemblyman YB Lau Weng San and Petaling Jaya Utara (PJU) MP YB Tony Pua played host to the good turnout at the joyous event which was also attended by Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya (MBPJ) councillor Tiew Way Keng, Jawatankuasa Kemajuan dan Keselamatan Kampung (JKKK) Kg Baru Sungai Way (Sungei Way New Village Development and Security Committee) and Parti Islam Semalaysia (PAS) Youth Petaling Jaya Utara (PJU) division chairman Azri Mohamad Arish.

The visitors were treated to an array of exciting performances, including traditional and high-pole hacrobatic lion dance, Chinese fan dance, line dance, solo and choir singing and a ‘Guess the Number of Seeds in a Papaya” contest. They were also feted to the myriad of food served at the buffet.

The God of Prosperity (choy san yeah) made an appearance to hand out ang pow.



The lion handing out goodies to children at the ADUN Kampung Tunku Chinese New Year 2010 open house.


A child held tightly to her sister who received goodies from the lion's mouth.


Petaling Jaya Utara (PJU) MP YB Tony Pua posed with the pair of lions.


The crowd at the sports area of SRJK (C) Sungai Way, Petaling Jaya where the open house was held.


PAS Youth PJU chairman Azri Mohamad Arish acknowledged the crowd who greeted him with a loud applause upon his arrival at the open house.


(From left) ADUN Kampung Tunku state assemblyman YB Lau Weng San, Petaling Jaya Utara (PJU) MP YB Tony Pua and PAS Youth PJU chairman Azri Mohamd Arish.


(From left) Kelana Jaya MP Loh Gwo-Burne, Petaling Jaya Utara (PJU) MP YB Tony Pua and PAS Youth PJU chairman Azri Mohamad Arish.


(From left) Spotted at the open house were Susan Chan, Yap Kim Lin and Alex Ng from Section 21 SEA Park Residents Association.


Festive mood: Evelyn Gan (2nd from right) and friends in jovial mood at the open house.


ADUN Kampung Tunku state assemblyman YB Lau Weng San handing out ang pows to children for the Chinese New Year. Children find joy in the ang pows (red packets) that are filled with money.


Petaling Jaya Utara (PJU) MP Tony Pua (left) and ADUN Kampung Tunku state assemblyman YB Lau Weng San handing out ang pows to guests as blessing and well wishes for the New Year.


"This ang pow for your little one," says ADUN Kampung Tunku state assemblyman YB Lau Weng San to the woman carrying her child.


The God of Prosperity "choy san yeah" giving out ang pows to adults for happiness and prosperity.


ADUN Kampung Tunku state assemblyman YB Lau Weng San wishing everyone good luck and good fortune in the New Year.


Greetings and Gong Xi Fa Cai from Petaling Jaya Utara (PJU) MP Tony Pua


A traditional Chinese fan dance in beautiful formation.


Good choreography. You ladies did it amazingly.


The choir captivates the audience with their singing prowess and vocals.


The line dancers showing off their interesting dance moves.


A line dancer enjoying her time.


Guests enjoyed the wide variety of sumptuous food.


Hosts YB Lau Weng San (3rd from left) and YB Tony Pua (4th from left) enjoying a meal with PAS PJU Youth chairman Azri Mohamad Arish (5th from left).


(From left, back row) ADUN Kampung Tunku state assemblyman YB Lau Weng San, Petaling Jaya Utara (PJU) MP YB Tony Pua, PAS Youth PJU chairman Azri Mohamad Arish and a PAS Youth official.


The PAS Youth PJU team led by its chairman Azri Mohamad Arish (2nd from right), ADUN Kampung Tunku state assemblyman YB Lau Weng San and Petaling Jaya Utara (PJU) MP YB Tony Pua posed for photograph with the Chinese fan dance troupe.


ADUN Kampung Tunku state assemblyman YB Lau Weng San (3rd from right) and Petaling Jaya Utara (PJU) MP YB Tony Pua posed with the Chinese fan dance troupe.


Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya (MBPJ) councillor Tiew Way Keng (4th from right) posed with the Chinese fan dance troupe.


Its all fun, foodful and festive and excitement for everyone.


The ADUN Kampung Tunku Chinese New Year open house banner.


"Guess the number of seeds in a papaya" contest:
A very interesting guessing game. Can you guess how many seeds were in this fruit?


To begin the count, YB Tony Pua cuts the papaya in half ...


... and scoop out the seeds with help from YB Lau Weng San.


Lots of the seeds inside.


These papaya seeds are edible.


YB Tony Pua (left) and YB Lau Weng San counting the number of seeds.


Final tally: The total number of seeds counted were a whopping 773!


YB Lau Weng San presenting a hamper to 1st prize winner Wong Yuet Ling who guessed 768 seeds which was the nearest to the official tally of 773 seeds counted.


YB Lau Weng San presenting a hamper to 2nd prize winner Ng Hong Oon who guessed 752 seeds.


YB Lau Weng San presenting a hamper to 3rd prize winner Ng Hui Yee who guessed 750 seeds.


A family of winners: 2nd prize winner Ng Hong Oon (third from left) with his wife Sharon Ong (second from left), daughter Ng Hui Yee who is 3rd prize winner (first from left) and son Ng Eng Ngan who won the 6th spot with his guess of 710 seeds.
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