Virtual CNY celebration in a new norm
Kuala Lumpur — The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) continued its Chinese New Year celebration with a difference by having via online telecast adhering to the SOPs due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The celebration was officiated by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin via live telecast on TV1 RTM and MOTAC’s Official Facebook page.
The Chinese New Year celebration is part of the government and ministry initiatives to continue promote the culture and unity among the Malaysians.
Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin in his speech said that this year’s celebration is different compared to previous year and hoped the Chinese community celebrated in a mediocre manner with their family members.
Meanwhile, Dato Sri Hajah Nancy Shukri said that this year’s Chinese New Year symbolises Ox Year which is believed to bring endurance effort and the community need to be strong in overcoming the challenges.
She also hoped the people will continue to preserve the art and culture of different ethnic races in this country.