Selangor Journal
Chinese New Year decorations are put up at a shopping complex in Kuala Lumpur, on February 1, 2021. — Picture by HAFIZ OTHMAN/SELANGORKINI

Selangor organises live virtual Chinese New Year celebration

SHAH ALAM, Feb 11 — The Selangor government is organising the 2021 Chinese New Year state-level celebration live via Facebook tomorrow, at 9pm.

The State Standing Committee on Non-Islamic Affairs co-chairman Dato’ Teng Chang Khim said the virtual Chinese New Year (CNY) celebration will be screened on the Facebook page of Selangor Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari.

“The celebration this year will be made more festive with a variety of performances from musical to Chinese cultural shows that are suitable for the viewership of all races.

“The state government is also organising the ‘Grab the Chance to Win Ang Pows’ worth RM10,000 campaign,” said Teng.

He said the campaign is only available on the Facebook pages of the Selangor Menteri Besar and Teng Chang Khim, where a total of 310 units of ang pow packets comprising between RM28 (150 ang pows) and RM168 (5 ang pows) are ready to be won by participants.

Teng said, in order to win the ang pows worth RM168, a draw will be held on the 15th, 30th, 45th and 60th minute into the live show and after the live broadcast ends.

The list of lucky winners will be announced on February 15.

How to participate:

Step 1: Watch the Selangor Chinese New Year’s ‘New Year, New Hope’ virtual celebration on February 12 at 9pm. Share it on your Facebook page and remember to set the privacy setting to public.

Step 2: Tag friends and families in the comment section, write down your greetings and hashtag #alliwantforcnyisyou. The more comments submitted and the more friends tagged, the higher the chances of winning an ang pow.

Visit Teng Chang Khim’s Facebook page and linktr.ee/cnyselangor for more information.

The following is the list of the performances:

1. Emcees’ Talk Show – Soo Wee Seng & Soo Rui Yang
2. Reunion – Hands Percussion Malaysia
3. Reminiscence – Han Fong Dance Ensemble
4. The Conqueror – Sara Heng & Hands Percussion Malaysia
5. Don’t Worry, My Dear – Fresco Harmonica Ensemble
6. Teochew Puppet Documentary -Teochew Puppet & Opera
7. A New Bloom – Ong Chia Kun & Howz & Jimmy Ch’ng
8. Lion Dance Documentary -The King of Lion Dance
9. Lion Dance -Subang Hong Teck
10. Horse Dance – Shui Tung Fang Band
11. CNY Song 2021 – Tha Jie Ying
12. Gong Xi Gong Xi – Selangor Exco

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