The Golden Festival

  • Source: Event
  • Article Date: 7/3/2017

The employees of PETRONAS Group ICT recently gathered to celebrate Chinese New Year and usher in prosperity, good luck and happiness for the Year of the Rooster.

Held at the Saloma Bistro and Theatre Restaurant, the annual gathering allowed members of the Group ICT family to foster closer relations and build new memories together.

Over 600 employees dressed in dazzling red ensemble thronged to the soiree, festooned in red and traditional Chinese paper couplets with auspicious wishes for happiness, prosperity and longevity.

An acrobatic Lion Dance performance kick-started the event, followed by the tradition of 'Lou Sang' or prosperity tossing.

Excitement filled the air as everyone enjoyed tossing the 'Yee Sang' while wishing for a more 'huat' (prosperous) year.

Group ICT leadership team tossed the "Yee Sang" as they wished for a more prosperous year.

Group CIO Redza Goh posed with a scroll bearing wishes of good fortune at the Chinese New Year event.

A lion dance performance kicked off the Chinese New Year event to usher in good luck and prosperity.

Employees feasted on a delightful array of Chinese cuisine and 'ang ku kueh' or Red Tortoise cake. Fifteen lucky colleagues enjoyed the surprise of hidden 'angpows' (red packets) under their "Golden Chairs" - each walked away with a PETRONAS Gift Card voucher.

Group ICT employees performed a short musical performance titled Ong Heng Huat.

Group ICT Idol's second runner-up Richi Cravley Jaitin gave a heartfelt rendition of "Everything I Do, I Do It For You" by Bryan Adams.

Julia Chin from BF Operational Excellence mesmerised the audience with her violin performance of "Tong Hua" by Guang Liang.

The Dazzling Girls wowed the crowd with their dance moves.

Amazing dance performances performed by employees, who formed their own group - Ong Heng Huat and the Dazzling Girls entertained the crowd. Group ICT Idol's second runner-up Richi Cravley Jaitin serenaded the crowd, followed by a lovely violin performance by Julia Chin Yen Tze.

In conjunction with the celebration, boxes of mandarin oranges were delivered and distributed to regional offices to wish them happiness and prosperity.