Petaling Jaya students display Sikh values, Punjabi language prowess

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| Petaling Jaya, Malaysia | 8 Dec 2016 | Asia Samachar |
Punjabi Education Centre (PEC) of Gurdwara Sahib Petaling Jaya students at the 2016 annual concert – PHOTO SUPPLIED

By Sarabjeet Kaur

It was a memorable evening that celebrated the hard work of Punjabi Education Centre (PEC) students throughout year and as well as a great opportunity for the whole Sikh community to come together.

PEC Gurdwara Sahib Petaling Jaya (GSPJ) held its annual concert at the Research Management & Innovation Complex (RMIC) in University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, on 26 Nov 2016, with support of Prof Dr. Sarinder Kaur, Co-coordinator at RMIC and event sponsors GSPJ.

The guest of honour was Master Santokh Singh from Khalsa Diwan Malaysia (KDM)  who has given strong roots to the PECs in Malaysia. The concert showcased talent from the nursery students, seniors as well as the teachers and parent volunteers in a grand show that combined the performers from all the age groups.

The concert demonstrated the depth of Sikh values and Punjabi language taught in the school, from the Drama, which consisted of daily life when growing up in Punjabi family. For fashion lovers, we had a fashion show by the Mighty Khalsa and featured a wide range of Punjabi folk dance from gidha to bhangra. The finale featured over 107 students from all eight classes, performing ‘Lions of Punjab’ and ‘Kala Doria’ which have been very popular among Punjabis.

Parent’s feedback:

It was a wonderful evening. I would like to take opportunity to thank the very supporting and hardworking teachers. The event went very well. Kinda perfect! – Harmeet Kaur

Well done for today’s superb concert. Thank You – Maninderjit Kaur

Thank you from Ajeet Singh and family for this wonderful day. The opportunity given to Ashvinderjit and Pevitarjiy has been highly appreciated. Thank You. – Gurcharan Kaur

Thank you all the teachers and parent volunteers for the concert. Well done and great job, keep it up.- Gurdev Kaur

Thank you to all the penjis – Kiran Randhawa

The author Sarabjeet Kaur is the PTA Chair of PEC PJ.

 

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