UTAR Chinese Language Society organised Chinese New Year Festival and Charity Night 2020 (《曙光》2020慈善新春盛会) at Sungai Long Campus on 17 and 18 January 2020 to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Rat. The objectives of the event were to bring the community together and to offer the participants a glimpse into the Chinese culture. It also aimed to raise funds for UTAR Hospital and Chinese Language Society.

The two-day event offered various kinds of celebratory activities that permeated the campus with a festival atmosphere. On 17 January 2020, a range of free Chinese art workshops was held throughout the day at the Multipurpose Hall of Sungai Long Campus, involving Chinese culture and traditional activities such as Chinese calligraphy, handmade Red packet Lion Head, handmade traditional ornaments, paper cutting and many more. The Festival also saw a blowing blossom competition and an exhibition of lantern, designed using ang pau, which showcased the creativity of lantern-makers.

This event contributed a total of RM972.71 to UTAR Hospital.

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