9.1 Remembrance Day organized by Gecinta Berhad and Xiao En Cultural Foundation
In the memory of Malayan Heroes and War Martyrs
[Nilai, Negeri Sembilan – 10 Sept 2017] This year 2017, the annual commemoration of the Remembrance Day 1-9 will be held at “Xiao Memorial Park” in Nilai on September 10, Sunday, at 9:30 am. MCA Deputy Secretary, Dr Hou Kok Chung is the VIP guest of the day to commemorate the honorable Remembrance Day event.
Throughout all these years since it was launched in 2002, Gecinta Berhad has been receiving great response and strong support from the public. In 2005, Gecinta Berhad announced to have 1 September every year to be known as Remembrance Day.
Remembrance Day was jointly organized by Gecinta Berhad and Xiao En Cultural Foundation, as well as several Chinese community groups – Town Hall, alumni, old friends, cultural associations, clan and many other great support from other groups. In order to enrich the meaningful memorial event, there will be some singing performance to be performed by the senior group and particpating associations.
Others special guests who will be presence are Mr. Tan Kai Hee (Chairman of Gecinta Berhad), Dato Frank Choo (Xiao En Managing Director) and others co-leaders of the major representative of Malaysia-Chinese group. We will be expecting a mixture crowd of up to 400 people to attend this year Remembrance Day.
Each participant will be given a special issue of “Commemoration Periodical 2017” published by Gencinta Berhad. After the general assembly, complimentary meals will be served to the participants.
As for those involved in the “Remembrance Day 1-9 “ event, we have a common vision, which is to spread awareness in an honor of the memorial day, and also hope to have this memorial day to become an official memorial day being recognized in Malaysia.