UMP Presenter Won an Excellent Award in “The 2nd Mandarin Singing Competition for Malaysia Undergraduate Students”
On 3rd Oct 2015, five students had represented Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) in “The 2nd Mandarin Singing Competition for Malaysia Undergraduate Students” at Kong Zi Institute, University of Malaya which was also the organizer for the event.
58 participants from 9 institutes took part in the competition such as from University of Malaya (UM), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM), University of Kuala Lumpur (UNIKL), Malaysia Institute of IT and Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP).
The competition was held in two categories, which are non-Chinese category and Chinese category. In non-Chinese category, Easther George Kiluk (TC12012) had won the “Excellent Award” and the other three students, Vanessa Alberto (KB14007), Muhammad Qaiyyim bin Muhammad Haniff (CB14057) and Muhammad Nazri Bin Mahayani (KC12035) were given the consolation prizes while Seow Seat Lian (SC14023) and Kong Yee Tong (TD14004) were also given the consolation prizes in Chinese category.
All participants were required to sing a Mandarin song where MLCC presenters managed to deliver them with excellent vocal, stage performance, lyric pronunciation and dress code to score the highest marks. The trainer for UMP candidates in this competition was Ms Yong Ying Mei who was also accompanied by Ms Cheng Ching Yee, who is also a Mandarin language teacher.
By: Yong Ying Mei