KOTA KINABALU: Luyang Neighbourhood Watch [Kawasan Rukun Tetangga (KRT) Luyang] and Jawatankuasa Tabika Perpaduan Luyang (JTPL) had jointly organized a “Kuo Chung Raya Celebration” on 25-7-2015 at its centre in Taman Jindo.
The aim is to celebrate the auspicious Hari Raya Aidilfitril, and also the Dumpling Festival celebrated by the Chinese.
JTPL chairperson Mdm Chia Miu Lee felt glad that the event was celebrated by all races with a joyous atmosphere. This signifies that we all live in a harmonious, respectful society with unity and goodwill. This year the celebration included a program on learning to make “Kuo Chung” (dumplings). It attracted many to learn how to wrap dumplings, especially from the Malay women.
This is a good indication among the races working together on understanding the culture and tradition of other races, said KRT Luyang chairman Benny Quek who wished all a happy Hari Raya Adilfitril.
He stressed on the harmonious life and society shared by the multi-racial, multi-cultural and multi-religious residents. He urged to maintain such unique culture of all fellow Malaysians. The event also included children singing, giving of green packets containing well-wished money to children followed by a sumptuous meal and delicious dumplings.-Sayangsabah