Staff and students gather at DISTED College for the firecrackers, drums and lion dance performance to usher in the Year of The Dog.
The DISTED Annual Chinese New Year Open House began with a lion dance performance blessing the campus and the lighting of firecrackers to signify prosperity, good luck and strong wealth to the college and staff.
After the lion dance performance, staff gathered at the newly refurbished Heritage Hall for lunch and some fun activities such as Kahoot and the all traditionall Yee Sang toss. There were a total of 9 teams participating in the games and the top 3 teams that emerge as winners are “Hot”, “Walaoeh” and “Muhibbah” with the highest scores. It was indeed a time for togetherness and celebration.
Dr Seah Soo Aun, President and CEO of DISTED College shared the story of The Myth of the 12 Zodiacs and welcomed all to revel in the festivities during his opening speech. Tan Sri Dr Chin Fook Weng, DISTED’s Board of Directors and Puan Sri Mrs Chin were also present to grace the occasion. Professor Nagao and Mrs Nagao were amongst the VIP invited to join in the festivities together with other TUT staff.
Besides Kahoot, staff were also invited to shoot a video of the Yee Sang tossing ceremony and the most creative video with the most auspicious cheer wins a prize as well.
Other fun and interesting game sessions included Best Dressed and Chinese New Year sing-along session. All participants happily walked away with ang-pow prizes and gifts.
Till next year………