February 07, 2017
Amprop celebrates the Year of the Rooster with Rumah Victory Elderly Home, Puchong

Petaling Jaya, 7 February 2017: In conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration, Amcorp Properties Berhad (“Amprop”) hosted a festive luncheon at its headquarters in Petaling Jaya. The luncheon was held in honour of 28 special guests, comprising 25 elderly residents and 3 helpers from Rumah Victory Elderly Home which is located in Puchong, Selangor. Also present at the event were the Management and staff members of Amprop. 

Amcorp Properties Berhad’s Management and staff celebrate the Year of the Rooster with the elderly from Rumah Victory Elderly Home, Puchong

The Event started at around 12 noon with greetings from emcees, Syed Mohd Zahir and Lim Yong Jian of Amprop. This was followed by the ushering in of 2 bright red lions, signifying the auspiciousness of the occasion. The Guests were then treated to a lively and exuberant dance performance by the lion troupe. 

Emcees Lim Yong Jian (left) and Syed Mohd Zahir (right)
Lively lion greeting the guests from Rumah Victory Elderly Home

After the lion dance performance, Mr Soo Kim Wai, Director of Amprop presented “Ang-Pow”s (or Red Packets) and goody bags to the representatives from Rumah Victory Elderly Home.  

Mr Soo Kim Wai (left), Director of Amprop presented Ang Pows and goody bags to the special guests

Mr Soo Kim Wai (left) accepting a token of appreciation from the representative of Rumah Victory Elderly Home, Mr Loo Choon Teong (right)

After the presentation ceremony, it was time for the highlight of the day, the “Lou-Sang” (or widely known as the Prosperity Toss) ritual between the specials guests and Management of Amprop. “Yee Sang” (a salad dish featuring raw fish with a variety of salad items) which was served during the “Lou-Sang” ritual signifies prosperity and abundance, which is why it is a must-have during the Chinese New Year. The guests were also treated to an array of delectable local cuisine to complete the lunch ensemble for the day. 

Amprop directors performing the “Lou-Sang” ritual with the guests

  pic6aGuests from Rumah Victory helping themselves to the sumptuous spread at the buffet station
pic7Alfred Ho (left) belting out CNY and classic melodies while his wife, Rufina (right) watches on   After a sumptuous feast, the guests were then treated to a special performance by veteran blind singer/guitarist, Alfred Ho accompanied by his wife, Rufina. 

Alfred rendered various tunes ranging from Chinese New Year melodies down to popular Western classics from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, much to the delight of his audience.

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