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    Sharing vision of peace through art

    Daniel Lim

    First-place winner, Dayangku Khalisha Syazana binti Pengiran Haji Mohd Saiful Redzuan of St John’s School, Kuala Belait, wowed the judges with her expression of her vision of peace to inspire others across the world through arts and creativity, in this year’s Lions Club Peace Poster competition 2022-2023.

    While Maizatun Halifah Aleesya binti Haji Nor Hazhar of Chung Ching Primary School, Seria was placed second; and Archana Anil of St John’s School, Kuala Belait came third. Four consolation prizes were also presented.

    The competition, held at Chung Ching Middle School, Seria Hall yesterday, was organised by the Lions Club of Belait for students in the district to showcase their artistic skills as well as express their vision of peace and unity.

    Twenty-five students from six schools participated including Chung Hua School, St John’s School, St James’ School, Chung Ching School, St Margaret’s School and St Angela’s School. The theme for this year’s peace poster competition 2022-2023 was ‘Lead with Compassion’.

    Lions Club of Belait Vice President I Phyllis Jong said, “For over three decades, Lions clubs around the globe have been sponsoring art contests in schools and youth groups. Creating peace posters gives children the chance to express their visions of peace and inspire the world through art.”

    Winners and participants in a group photo with committee members of the Lions Club of Belait. PHOTOS: DANIEL LIM
    A participant during the competition

    President Keith Wong, Immediate Past President Johnny Cheong and Phyllis Jong presented the prizes.

    Secretary Past President Joseph Teo, Past President Daniel Wong, Past President Raymond Lee, members Chong Yu Khiong and Nelson Wun, as well as Melvyn Lim of Marilyn Cafe were also in attendance.
    Dayangku Khalisha Syazana shared that she had thought long about the theme in coming up

    with the artwork. She also shared that she was eager to take part in more competitions to further develop her artistic skills.

    The club plans to forward Dayangku Khalisha Syazana and Maizatun Halifah Aleesya’s artwork to compete in the competition’s international section.

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