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Limkokwing University delivers ‘The World in One Place’

2 June 2014, by Dhashene Letchumanan

  • Limkokwing University delivers ‘The World in One Place’
    The flag ceremony.
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    Iraq students at their booth.
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    Kenyan students in their traditional outfit.
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    Performance from China.
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    Kazakhstan's country flag.
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    Hip hop dance show by Limkokwing students.
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    Malaysia's traditional Malay dance.
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    Students brought their country's special produced food.
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    The crowd at night.
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    Students from Yemen.
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    Student Anders Refsland from Denmark won the Best Cultural Costume under male category.
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    Malaysia's booth representing the 1Malaysia culture.
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    Welcome to Venezuela's territory, the best booth of the festival.
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    Youths of Sri Lanka giving a 'Namaste' greeting.
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    Students trying henna hand art at the Pakistan booth.
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    Namibia students performing their country's traditional dance.
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    Limkokwing University's rappers on the stage.
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    Limkokwing University Associate Vice President and Fashion Club Creative Director, Dato’ Tiffanee Marie Lim delivering her speech at the event.
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    Student showing patriotism with their country's traditional attire and flag.
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    The evening was filled with traditional dance performances.
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    The Best Cultural Performance for 2nd place won by India.
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    Dance representing the country of Sudan.
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    Students showcasing arts representing their country.
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    The spirit of United Kingdom.
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    Germany's booth.
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    Booth decorated by Lithuania's students.
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    Limkokwing's Cultural Festival ended with the prize giving ceremony.
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    Students from Pakistan.
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    Tajikistan's pretty ladies.
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    Guest visiting the booths.
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    Lively performances by Limkokwing's students on stage.
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    Students during the cultural night performances.
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    Ethiopia's booth.
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    Russia's booth.
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    Dato’ Tiffanee Marie Lim with the students at Indonesia's booth.
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    Kenya students performing on the stage.

A total of 53 countries came together at Limkokwing University of Creative Technology’s plaza last week to embrace and celebrate cultural diversity at the Limkokwing Cultural Festival. Students participated in the event by representing their country’s traditional culture, uniqueness and creativity.

Limkokwing Cultural Festival had organized a cultural bazaar with over 53 booths promoting 53 different countries’ respective traditions and cultures.

Ambassador of Palestine, His Excellency Dr Anwar Al-Agah graced the event during the noon accompanied with Limkokwing University’s staffs.

“Congratulations to everyone. Thank you for the good opportunity to see different cultures across the world in one place. I’m very happy to see my country’s presentation and other countries gave their best as well. It is a very nice initiative by the university,” said the ambassador.

“I’m very satisfied to share an opportunity to be with young people from around the world. It was a fantastic experience,” he concluded.

The multicultural crowd then gathered around the stage to watch the colourful cultural night performances by the students. The event ended with the prize giving ceremony. Below are the winning results;

The Best Cultural Performance
1st - Indonesia
2nd - India
3rd - Palestine

The Best Booth
1st - Venezuela
2nd - Palestine
3rd - Sri Lanka

The Best Cultural Costume
Female - Lobna Elgheriani from Egypt
Male - Anders Refsland from Denmark

Limkokwing students have learned to live under one roof despite their differences in ethnicity and culture. With students from across five continents: Africa, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia, the university has over 10,000 students from 165 countries.

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