Ipoh Chin Woo Chinese New Year celebration

launching of the night’s event with the hitting of new drums

Ipoh Chin Woo hosted a Chinese New Year open house on the third evening of the Spring Festival, celebrating not only a new lunar year, but also Chinese culture and tradition.

Ipoh Chin Woo Chinese New Year celebration

Ipoh Chin Woo Board of Governors, advisers and sponsors wish “Gong Xi Fa Cai!”

Ipoh Chin Woo Chinese New Year celebration

setting off firecrackers

As an association with a world champion traditional lion and dragon dance troupe, it was not surprising that the boys and girls of Ipoh Chin Woo were given an opportunity to showcase their skills in wushu, lion and dragon dancing through various performances.

Ipoh Chin Woo Chinese New Year celebration

Chinese drum performance

Ipoh Chin Woo Chinese New Year celebration

wushu performance

Guests were also entertained with a rhythmic Chinese drum performance, using brand new drum sets, and a Chinese folk dance, all performed by young members of the association.

Ipoh Chin Woo Chinese New Year celebration

lion dance performance

Ipoh Chin Woo Chinese New Year celebration

Chinese folk dance performance

Ipoh Chin Woo President, Dato’ Ooi Foh Sing, in his speech, reminded everyone not to take the country’s peace and stability for granted, reiterating the association’s ethos to love oneself, family, Chin Woo, and of course, the country. He also thanked generous sponsors for their unfailing support all these while. Ipoh Chin Woo will be sending a delegation to Shanghai, China this August to participate in a world wushu championships.

Ipoh Chin Woo Chinese New Year celebration

dragon dance performance

Ipoh Chin Woo Chinese New Year celebration

charity aid of RM500 to Master Wong

The Board of Governors also handed over RM500 as financial aid to 11-year-old Master Wong, whose parents left him in the care of a neighbour, without financial support. Dato’ Ooi stressed the importance of responsibility of parents towards their children.

Ipoh Chin Woo Chinese New Year celebration

karaoke time

The night, similar to previous years’ celebrations, ended with a karaoke competition.

To know about some of the classes offered by Ipoh Chin Woo, check out these posts on my blog: Traditional Chinese Dance Classes In Ipoh and Learn Kung Fu In Ipoh.

For further information, contact Ipoh Chinese Chinwoo Athletic Association (Persatuan Sukan China Chinwoo Ipoh).
Add: 36, Jalan Hussein, 30250 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
GPS Coordinates: N 04 35.346′ E 101 5.101′

Tel: +605-2544019 / +605-2415561
Fax: +605-2557303
email: iphcwoo@yahoo.com
Ipoh Chin Woo Website: HERE

Office hours:
Mon – Fri: 9am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm
Sat: 9am – 1pm
Closed on Sundays and Public holidays.

Event: Ipoh Chin Woo 2014 Chinese New Year Celebration
Venue: Wisma Chin Woo, Ipoh
Date: 2nd Feb, 2014
Time: 7.30pm

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