June 21, 2010

March past & formation drill highlights of Petaling Jaya city 4th anniversary celebration


Petaling Jaya city celebrates its 4th birthday anniversary in 2010 with residents and visitors gathered to watch the march past, formation drill, colourful floats, mascots, marching band, cultural dance and a fireworks display on Saturday 19th June, 2010 at Petaling Jaya Stadium in Kelana Jaya.

The evening showcase was well-received and saw the audience cheering and truly excited as they watched the march past teams put together their best march ever.

Eleven teams coming from Selangor state and one team from Terengganu state competed for the Selangor Mentri Besar Cup March Past (Perbarisan Lintas Hormat Piala Dato' Menteri Besar Selangor) whilst eight of them also competed for the Mayor Cup Formation Drill (Kawad Formasi Piala Datuk Bandar).

The significant event which began at 7.30 pm was launched by Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim and attracted over 3,000 residents and visitors.

Petaling Jaya was granted city status on 20 June 2006.

Here are some pictures from the colourful celebration at Petaling Jaya Stadium.



Selangor exco member Dr Xavier Jayakumar (left) and Petaling Jaya city mayor Dato' Haji Mohamed Roslan Sakiman (right) on hand to receive the arrival of Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim for the city's 4th anniversary celebration at Petaling Jaya Stadium.


Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim's arrival was greeted with the beatings of these nine Malay traditional drums.


Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim viewing an exhibition on the four years of Petaling Jaya becoming a city.


(From left) Selangor exco member Dr. Xavier Jayakumar, Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim and Petaling Jaya city mayor Dato' Haji Mohamad Roslan Sakiman giving the thumbs up to the amazing city of Petaling Jaya.


Petaling Jaya city mayor Dato' Haji Mohamad Roslan Sakiman (centre) and Selangor exco member Dr. Xavier Jayakumar (first from right) posing for photo with city councillors (L to R) Tiew Way Kheng, Richard Yeo Yong Woi and Tuan Haji Syed Abdul Malik Bin Syed A. Hamid among others.


(From left) Selangor exco member Ronnie Liu, Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim, Petaling Jaya city mayor Dato' Haji Mohamad Roslan Sakiman and Selangor exco member Dr. Xavier Jayakumar during the launch of the event.


Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim (right) officially launch the event by inserting the key on the key hole.


A Malaysian cultural dance performance by Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya (MBPJ) Cultural Artistes to mark Petaling Jaya city 4th anniversary celebration in Petaling Jaya Stadium.


Graceful performers: A Malay dance at the celebration.


An Indian classical dance.


A Chinese fan dance.


Boys in sports attire holding footballs wave to the crowd during the parade.


Youths carring the flags of Malaysia, Selangor and Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya (MBPJ).


Ten officers carrying the giant flag of Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya (MBPJ) during the parade.


The brass band from the Royal Malaysian Air Force (TUDM).


The brass band from the Malaysian Army.


A colourful float parade to celebrate the anniversary.


A float with the iconic landmark of Menara MBPJ.


A colourful and beautifully decorated float.


There are men and women in colourful attire on the floats waving to the crowd.


A tiger mascot representing the Year of the Tiger waves to the crowd.


A pair of bee mascots reflecting hard work and happy face.


A section of the crowd watching the parade at Petaling Jaya Stadium.


Spotted among the invited guests were SEA Park Residents Association (RA) treasurer Leong Yin Chee (first from right) and Kelana Jaya Rukun Tetangga (RT) chairman Sanggat Singh Peshi (second from right).


Marchers:

12 teams took part in the competition for the Selangor Mentri Besar Cup March Past and they were judged on factors such timing, arm and leg swing, space and dressing, body carriage and presentation. Congratulations to the team who had won the title. Well deserved guys!

Selangor Mentri Besar Cup March Past Results :
Champions - Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya (MBPJ) team
2nd Place - Majlis Perbandaran Ampang Jaya (MPAJ) team
3rD Place - Majlis Perbandaran Klang (MPK) team


1. Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam (MBSA) contingent.


2. Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya (MBPJ) contingent emerged champions.





3. Majlis Bandaraya Kuala Terengganu (MBKT) contingent.


4. Majlis Perbandaran Klang (MPK) contingent took the 3rd place.


5. Majlis Perbandaran Subang Jaya (MPSJ) contingent.


6. Majlis Perbandaran Sepang (MPSp) contingent.


7. Majlis Perbandaran Selayang (MPS) contingent.


8. Majlis Perbandaran Kajang (MPKj) contingent.



9. Majlis Perbandaran Ampang Jaya (MPAJ) contingent took the 2nd place.




10. Majlis Daerah Kuala Langat (MDKL) contingent.



11. Majlis Daerah Hulu Selangor (MDHS) contingent.



12. Pusat Latihan Penguatkuasa Selangor (Pulapes) or Selangor Enforcement Training Centre contingent.



Formation Drill:
Eight teams competed for the Formation Drill City Mayor Cup. The competition teams and team members were judged on uniformity, military bearing, precision, and creativity.

Formation Drill City Mayor Cup Results
Champions - Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam (MBSA) team
2nd Place - Majlis Perbandaran Ampang Jaya (MPAJ) team
3rd Place - Majlis Bandaraya Kuala Terenngganu (MBKT) team

Special Jury Award - Majlis Perbandaran Klang (MPK) team


Champions - Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam (MBSA) contingent.



2nd Place - Majlis Perbandaran Ampang Jaya (MPAJ) contingent.



3rd Place - Majlis Bandaraya Kuala Terennganu (MBKT) contingent.

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