Penangites feast at 1M charity dinner party

A 1Malaysia Charity Dinner was held  on April 22, 2013 at D’Piazza Mall, Bayan Baru, Penang.

The 8-course Chinese sit-down dinner, saw 200 tables while there were about 20 tables for non-halal food.

It was not a walk-in free dinner but it was a free dinner through invitation card.

The invitation card stated that the dinner was organised by the  United South-West District Residents  Association of  Penang in conjunction with their 21st anniversary.

There were plenty of good food, with free flow of Carlsberg and Guiness Stout.

Two ‘lions’ were at the entrace to greet diners as they walked in.

Before the dinner began, committee members distributed lucky draw coupons, 1Malaysia T-shirts and 1Malaysia aprons.

Some leaders of the association made speeches during the dinner in Mandarin and Bahasa.

A few Chinese ladies singers entertained the crowd while they dined and chatted.

The top 3 prizes for the lucky draw were two motorbikes and a Samsung Galaxy III handphone. Other prizes included electrical items like micro-wave oven, food chopper, juicer, DVD player.

The invitation card (outside
The invitation card.
The invitation card (inside)
The invitation card (inside).
200 tables for Chinese halal food and 20 tables for non halal food at the large D'Piazza atrium hall.
200 tables for Chinese halal food and 20 tables for non-halal food at the large D’Piazza atrium hall.
Two 'lions' were on hand to greet diners at the main entrance, as they walked in.
Two ‘lions’ were on hand to greet diners at the main entrance, as they walked in.
Distributing free 1 Malayisa T-shirts and 1Malaysia aprons.
Distributing free 1 Malayisa T-shirts and 1Malaysia aprons.
Two diners admiring the T-shirts.
Two diners admiring the T-shirts.
The T-shirt and apron.
The T-shirt and apron.
Loud rhymatic drums and gong to start off the night.
Loud rhymatic drums and gong to start off the night.
The diners tucking in the food.
The diners tucking in the food.
The committee members during the event were dressed in brightly orange coloured shirts.
The committee members during the event were dressed in bright orange shirts.
BN supporters youth in their BN shirt.
BN supporters youth in their BN shirt.
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A huge screen next to the stage (showing one of the speaker in action).
The different leaders/committee members of the Association up on stage.
The different leaders and committee members of the association up on stage.
One of the lady performer in action.
One of the lady performer in action.
Lucky draw coupon. One has to fill in all details, including IC no.
Lucky draw coupon. One has to fill in all details, including one’s identification card number.
Some of the lucky draw prizes.
Some of the lucky draw prizes.
Those who win the lucky draw had to put on the 1Malaysia t-shirt. Most of them, like this man, only donned the t-shrt when walking up the stage.
Those who win the lucky draw had to put on the 1Malaysia t-shirt. Most of them, like this man, only donned the t-shrt when walking up the stage to collect the prize.
Lucky draw winners are then requested to draw the coupon for the next draw.
Lucky draw winners are then requested to draw the coupon for the next draw.