The Perak Society For The Promotion of Mental Health’s Vibrant CNY Celebration


In a spirit of unity and cultural celebration, the Perak Society For The Promotion of Mental Health recently hosted a vibrant Chinese New Year celebration, bringing together staff, inmates, and community members in a joyous occasion.

The festivities commenced with an inspiring opening speech by Dato Dr. Madhuri Majumder, setting the tone for an evening filled with cultural richness and camaraderie. Dr. Majumder’s words emphasized the importance of celebrating diversity and fostering mental well-being within the community, resonating deeply with the attendees.

Throughout the event, attendees were treated to a delightful showcase of talent, with staff and inmates coming together to perform a variety of acts. From engaging sketch shows to soulful renditions of “He Xin Nian” and captivating fan dances, each performance highlighted the creativity and spirit of the community.

A touching moment during the celebration was the presentation of goodie bags to the inmates by YDH Toh Kohor Alam Encik Nasir bin Haji Ismail. This gesture of kindness and support not only brought smiles to the faces of the recipients but also symbolized the solidarity and compassion within the society.

The event ended with the closing ceremony, which featured the Chinese firecrackers, a traditional way of scaring away evil spirits and welcoming the new year. The loud and colourful explosions filled the air with excitement and joy. Everyone wished each other a happy and prosperous new year.

The Perak Society For The Promotion of Mental Health continues to be a beacon of hope and support for individuals within the community, offering a range of services and programs aimed at promoting mental well-being and inclusion. To learn more about their initiatives and how you can contribute, visit their website at

In essence, the Chinese New Year celebration hosted by the Perak Society For The Promotion of Mental Health was not just a festive event, but a testament to the power of unity, compassion, and cultural diversity in building a resilient and inclusive community.

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