Culture appreciated in MSU’s Deepavali Celebration 2018
30 November 2018

Fashion and food, song and dance capture Indian Traditional Village theme at MSU’s Chancellor Hall

In a show of unity, more than a thousand attendees from the Management and Science University (MSU) gathered at the MSU Chancellor Hall for Deepavali Celebration 2018.   

The celebratory tagline 'glowing with peace, joy and prosperity' was fully reflected in the vibrant traditional music of Indian culture and the colourful attires of heritage Indian fashion.    

MSU Bachelor of Accessories Design (Honours)

Song and dance performances amped up the fun factor and captivated the audience. “To be competitive, we must build and nurture cultural diversity within us,” remarked MSU President Professor Tan Sri Dato’ Wira Dr Mohd Shukri Ab Yajid in his officiating speech.


MSU Bachelor in Music (Composition and Arranging) (Honours)

MSU Bachelor in Music Performance (Honours)

Prizes were given out for competitions held in the days leading up to MSU Deepavali Celebration 2018.

In the Ramp-walk competition, Kanageswary Paraasivam from the Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Technology (Honours) programme walked away in first place, followed by Desy Yanti Muhayan from Bachelor in Hospitality and Tourism Management (Honours) and Vishalini Naiker from Bachelor in Education (TESL) (Honours).

MSU Bachelor in Fashion Design with Marketing (Honours)

MSU Bachelor in Visual Communication and Marketing (Honours)

Taking first place in Henna Art competition was the duo Tharshini Nair Muralidharan from Bachelor in Accounting (Honours) and Shangari Ratha Krishna Ramani from Diploma in Fashion Design. The second place was filled by Kirthana Suthan and Nur Ain Syuhada Abd Rahman, both from the Diploma in Early Childhood Education programme. In third place were Bachelor in Public Relations Management (Honours) students Samittha Thamilarasan and Subathira Thevi Arutkumaran.

MSU Bachelor of Spa Management (Honours)

Flower-tying competition put another Bachelor in Public Relations Management (Honours) student in first place. Daneish Subramaniam led Bachelor in Education (TESL) (Honours) students Tharshini Chandrasegaran and Shasumitha Thillaithasan, who both tied at second place, and Diploma in Human Capital Management student, Heshahsree, in third place.

MSU Bachelor in Beauty and Hair Management (Honours)

The Faculty of Information Sciences and Engineering (FISE) scored over the School of Hospitality and Creative Arts (SHCA) and Students and Career Development (SCD) Department to grab first place in the Kolam competition.

MSU Bachelor in Education (Visual Art) (Honours)

Banana leaves in place of plates served up authencity on the Indian Village theme of the MSU Deepavali Celebration 2018.

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Joining in on the cultural appreciation were mobility students from Henan University of Chinese Medicine.

MSU Bachelor in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Honours)

The MSU Deepavali Celebration 2018 was put together by SCD and the Indian Cultural Association (ICA).

MSU Diploma in Interior Design

MSUtv: Deepavali Celebration 2018

MSU Raya Open House 2018

Bonding over flavours and colours