MCA Kelana Jaya Wanita chairman Ong
Chong Swen (left) and Wivien W.H. San
admiring the artwork of participant
Phuah Ru Song at The Summit.
SUBANG JAYA: Children lit up a lantern-colouring
and designing competition at The Summit Subang
Held as a lead-up to the Lantern Festival
celebrations, the competition saw young children
flex their creative muscles.
The lanterns that they designed, will go on
display at the shopping complex's concourse area
during the festival.
Though Moon Cake festival is a Chinese
tradition, the competition attracted children
from other communities.
In fact, the lanterns will feature a unique
combination of Moon Cake festival, Hari Raya and
The event, which began on a recent Sunday
afternoon, saw the children being divided into
five age groups: Group A ( 5-6 years), Group B
(7-8 years), Group C ( 9-10 years), Group D
(11-12 years) and Group E ( open to children
aged 16 and below).
Participants were provided with the material
they needed to complete their task of designing
and colouring their lanterns within a specified
Manager of advertising and promotions for The
Summit, Wivien W. H. San, monitored the event
with other staff.
"The main goal of organising this event is to
promote traditional arts and culture among the
children, as we want such cultural activities to
go on," she said.
Results of the competition will be announced on
Sept 13, when all competitors will gather to
parade their creations in the presence of
Minister of Transport Datuk Ong Tee Keat.
Winners will receive cash prizes, cash vouchers,
trophies, goodies and hampers sponsored mainly
by Pentel and The Summit Subang Jaya.