Friday, March 9, 2018

Kids Lion Dance Competition

We are the Champion and We are the Champion. I'm proud to announce that 2-Junior-Rangers were the Champion for the Kids Lion Dance held recently at Atria Shopping Mall. I'm WH will be reporting my experience at this post.
I love Lion Dance so much since I was just a little boy. My Mom at first don't agreed for me to learn the movement because I was too small and she afraid I will lost my concentration in study but I never give up. I persuade my Mom till she give up and let me learn at my school. Every lesson that I attended, my Mom will pay RM10 coz' most of the times, my Mom was too busy to fetch me there. 
When I was in Standard 5, lion dance is part of my co-curriculum and I faster register for it. Every Friday is the moment that I always looking for coz' after my school, I could join the lion dance class for an hour. After a year of training holding the lion dance head, me and my friends were send to Pavilion to perform during the World Lion & Dragon Extravaganza in conjunction with Visit Pavilion 2018. The Star paper had published our winnings out. Their article at this link https://www.thestar.com.my/metro/metro-news/2018/02/15/young-lion-dancers-wow-mallgoers-siblings-prance-their-way-to-top-spot-in-festive-competition-that-d/.
This year, I will be in Standard 6 and because the school wanted us to concentrate on our UPSR, all the students at my level unable to join the Lion Dance co-curriculum. I was a bit sad coz' it is my favourite and I wanted to learn more. Touched by my determination, my Mom had asked a coach from Kok Hing Dragon & Lion Dance Association to teach me and my brother since January this year. At first my coach, Eric Chin rejected us because we are too small and all their students are at least in college but Mom persuade Eric to teach us. She showed to Eric my performance at Pavilion and that I have the quality to learn it. Eric, finally agreed and said will train me and my brothers for the Kids Lion Dance Competition which will be held soon.
We started the lion dance movement the following week and every Friday night, from 9pm+ to 10pm plus, we will start our training. Eric was kind enough to borrow the lion dance mascot to practise at home. We were so happy when we able to bring back the mascot that we always had wanted home. We practise it at home after our school and tuition.
To join in the fun, my Sister and my youngest brother form another team. Due to schooling on Sat, my Sister only able to practise 2-3 times where else, me and brother practise around 5 times for the competition. My Mom helped us to register my group name as "Loh's Brother" and my Sis group name as "Mighty One". Check out our video below...
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On the day of competition, we a bit nervous. After fetching my Sis from school, we rushed to Atria Shopping Mall to join the competition. There are lots of kids wearing beautiful costumes and prepared to roar the stage. When our turn comes, we just do our best to impress the judges.
The moment came when they announce the winners. My Sis and my youngest brother won consolation prize and we never thought that we will be declared as the Champion. There are many talented kids who compete with us and we were glad that we had won it instead.
Thanks to my Mommy and Daddy for your support that made us the winner. Thanks also to Coach, Eric and his student for teaching us the movement to made us the Champion. Thanks to Atria Shopping Mall for the opportunity for us to shine at this activity and to motivate the young generation to continue with the tradition and thanks to all my readers who had read my post here. Hopefully I will do it better and be the Champion of the Champion for the Lion Dance Movement.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Celebrating my 11th Birthday at Amverton Cove Golf & Island Resort

Hi Everyone, my name is Han. Today I will talk about my experience at Amverton Cove Golf & Island Resort. It is indeed my happiest day because my parents brought me to this Heavenly Resort. It was so beautiful and I love the activities here. Amverton Cove is located at Pulau Carey and it took us just an hour drive from our home at KL.
We reached the Resort at around 3pm after our lunch. Once reached, we check in to our rooms. Daddy and Mommy in a deluxe room while me and my siblings at family deluxe room. Deluxe room had 1 king size bed while family deluxe room had 1 queen size and 2 single size bed. The room was spacious and it is clean. The bed was comfortable and every room comes with a bath tub and a complete set of toileteries.
Family Deluxe Room
Deluxe Room
After settle our baggage in the room, the first place that I went at the Resort is the children playroom. I was surprise to see such a huge room that I could run around and play with my siblings. It was fun and colourful with animal themes at the playroom. Mom said the entrance is free and we could play as long as we want. Yeah...
After playing for an hour when the sun is not too hot, we went to the jetty to sit at a speed boat to go to animal island. Safety jackets were available for all and they even had the jacket for small children. The island is not very far from our Resort. Just 10 minutes boat ride and we already reached there.
Me, my Cher Cher and my Ti Ti. We love to sit boat
Welcome to Animal Island
There are few animals at the island. There are deer, goat, monkey, porcupine, prairie, tortoise, rabbit, fish and others. We enjoyed feeding and patting the animals there. They are very friendly.
We stay at the animal island for around 1 hour 30 minutes because while we are there, my Mommy helps me to do a video for submission as Wildlife Hero. I didn't win the contest but at least I had gave it a try. Introducing the animals and show the beauty of the Animal Island HERE...

Around 6 p.m., we went back to our room and change for swimming time. I love the water slides here. There are pool for children and adult but since I had learned swimming previously, I could swim at the adult pool. The pool is big and it is indeed fun playing at here with my siblings.
The next morning, we had our buffet breakfast at the Rabbit Room which located just in front of my room. The food was delicious and I love the variety of the food here. The fried omelette is freshly prepared by the Chef. There are nasi lemak, fried kuew tiau, roti canai, sausages, wedges, niggets, hams, cereals, cakes, fruits and many more. I just couldn't have it all. Ha ha ha...
After having our breakfast, we went for a paddle boat. Daddy, me and my Ti Ti ride in a swan boat and my Mommy, 2 Cher Cher and youngest Ti Ti at another boat. We had fun chasing each other and helps each other to move to the right direction. We had fun paddle the boat together and see who will be the fastest to reach the ending point. We might lose it to the girls team but at least we had tried our best to paddle the boat at the fastest speed.
After our boat ride, we went for ATV rides. This is the first time I ride an ATV and it was indeed fun. I had to wear safety helmet just for children before I can start riding it. I ride it for 15 minutes round and round and it was like driving a motorbike. It is challenging and I felt like being adult.
After we check out and before we leave the Resort, we went for Archery. Thanks to the friendly Uncle who had taught me and my siblings the correct way to hold the Arrow and shoot at the middle of the circle. Amongst all, I got the most points. Yeah...
If you want to experience all this wonderful stay and activities, do check it out at their website at www.amvertoncove.com and facebook page at HERE. Amverton Cove is having promotion with their stay and activities. Do check out the promotion poster below...

Thanks to Daddy and Mommy for bringing me to Amverton Cove Golf & Island Resort celebrating my birthday here. It was my best birthday gift and I enjoyed myself so much. Thanks to my teacher and my friends who had celebrated my birthday earlier at my tuition centre before we start our journey to this wonderful place. My only wish is to have such a wonderful trip that I had experience at Amverton Cove Golf & Island Resort, to have it every year on my special day. Yeah...













Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Chewies Enters Malaysia Book Of Records With A Healthy Achievement

Getting children to take their supplements regularly can be a problem but 1,958 children together with some parents and teachers happily gathered and chewed their way into the Malaysia Book Of Records with some delicious gummies. Me and my Little Brother are now part of the record breaking. Yeah...
Coming from over 32 primary schools in the Klang Valley together with children from medias and public, we ate over 5,000 Chewies Immunolicious gummies as we attempted to set a record for the “Largest Participation In An Immunity-Boosting Gummies Taking Session” under the Malaysia Book Of Records’ Human Achievement category.
Game show for the children
Magic Clown Show
“The children are aged between five and 12 but they were quite happy to take part in this record attempt as Chewies Immunolicious gummies are really quite delicious, in addition to being an immune system booster,” said CEO of AJ Research & Pharma (AJRP) Sdn Bhd, Javed Ghulam Muhammad.
Javed Ghulam Muhammad, CEO of AJ Research & Pharma (AJRP) Sdn. Bhd.
"This Malaysia Book of Records attempt is one way for us to educate parents on how to germproof their children and themselves by developing a strong immune system as it is better to strengthen the body's first line of defense then to treat it when it is ill. To achieve that, we need to complement their daily routine with an immune system booster," added Javed.
Ms Josephine Cheah, Product Manager for Consumer Health AJ Research & Pharms sharing the importance of Immune System
After setting the record at the Sunway Amphitheatre by eating the recommended daily dosage – two gummies for kids and four gummies for adults – and boosting our immunity for the day. We were then rewarded with a thrilling, fun packed time enjoying the rides and activities at Sunway Lagoon for the rest of the day with a great immune system after having our dosage of Vitamin C.
Cheewies Immunolicious (gummies) are fortified with Wellmune - a gluco polysaccharide derived from highly purified proprietary yeast that acts as a natural immune system booster for children and adults. Owned by AJRP and available in Mega-Mango, Super-Strawberry and Ultra-Orange.
Mr Javed representing Chewies Malaysia to received the certificate for the record breaking
Chewies gummies are easier to eat and more appealing to children like us. The delicious candy like gummies are clinically proven to safely enhance the immune system and reduce cold and flu. That is the reason why Mommy gave us the Chewies gummies daily so that we will stay healthy always. 
Me, my brother and my cousins are part of the record now for the Chewies Largest Participation In An Immunity-Boosting Gummies Taking Session. Yeah...
Thanks to Chewies Malaysia for inviting me, my brother and my cousins to be part of the record breaking. We love the delicious taste of the Chewies gummies that will help us to stay healthy while we enjoy all the activities at Sunway Lagoon. It was a fun day to all of us and with Chewies gummies, we will not fall sick easily.



Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Cinta Sayang Resort, A Place For Everyone at Sungai Petani

Sungai Petani is a town in Kuala Muda District, Kedah. It is about 55km south of Alor Star and about 310 km from Kuala Lumpur. When I told my friends that I will be bringing my family to Sungai Petani for holiday, all of them asked me what is so interesting at Sungai Petani because we need to drive for 4.5 hours to reach that state from Kuala Lumpur. Since everyone so eager to know, I will write my holiday experience at this post. 
This round, we will explore a new holiday resort at Sungai Petani with other bloggers from Penang and SIngapore. Cinta Sayang Resort had organised a 3 days 2 nights experience for me and my children at their resort. They had lined up some activities for our Stay, Play, Eat & Meet so that we able to experience ourselves things that we could do at their resort. Our 3 days 2 nghts activities as below :-
We start our journey from Kuala Lumpur at 2.30 p.m. and reached the Resort at 7 p.m. Once we reached, we proceed to CS Cafe to have our dinner. It is a 5-course dinner where we were served with Drink, Soup, Salad, Main Course and Dessert. 
Chocolate Milk Shake
I had ordered my Chocolate Milk Shake. Once you sip it for the first time, you'll fall in love with the creamy chocolate that blended with some ice and topped with chocolate sauce. 
Seafood Soup Served with Garlic Bread (RM12)
Then the soup comes next with lots of fresh seafood i.e. prawns, squids, fish and clams. Once have the soup and the seafood, I am quite full already. 
Smoked Salmon & Feta (RM20)
For the salads, I had ordered Smoked Salmon & Feta that comes with fresh and raw salmons. I really salute how the Chef had wrapped the salmon with lettuce that gave us a really nice presentation that increase our appetite.
Pan-Fried Salmon (RM36)
For the main course, I choose to have Pan-Fried Salmon. I was amaze how the potato cake and broccoli been mixed together to encourage my children to had it without notice that it is actually made from broccoli. The salmon was finely marinated and the taste was indeed delicious.
Tiramisu (RM14 per piece)
CS Cafe is also famous with their variety of cakes. You can get the whole cake home and just pieces of it. Overall, the food portion at CS Cafe is quite big and we can't even able to finish it all. The taste was yummylicious and I just love the presentation of each meal that served to us on that day. After having our dinner, we proceed to check-in to our Apartment since everyone of us felt really tired after a long journey. 

We checked-in to a 3-bedrooms 2 bathrooms Apartment that comes with a living room, dinning hall, kitchen, bath tub, balcony and a wet area for washing mashine. The Apartment was indeed spacious and I love the decorations at each corner of the Apartment. Fridge, kitchen utensils, bathroom accessories, towels, hair dryer, iron that comes with the board, hanger, tissue, slipper and even safety cabinet were provided to our convenient. The most important is, I love the view from our Apartment. Truly relaxing.

After having a great night sleep at such a great and comfortable place, we woke up at 8 a.m. to have our breakfast at CS Cafe. There are variety of breakfast for us to choose. We can have a simple toasted bread with boiled-egg, porridge, nasi lemak, fried meehoon, hotdog, samosa, yogurt with fruits, fruit juice, coffee or tea. I had small portion for each and every food to try it out. You'll definitely spoilt by the choices that they had.
Buffet Breakfast for Adult price at RM32 and Child at RM26. Most rooms stay did comes with free breakfast which is a healthy meal to start our day. We then proceed to the golf clinic to learned some methods on playing golf. My children was so happy once they knew how to hold the stick and they enjoyed playing it for an hour.
Cinta Sayang Resort do provide golf coaching course at Mizuno Golf School. You can call them to enquire for group or personal coaching or golf clinic. All their coaches do played golf to compete in the international level.

After an hour and half at the golf clinic, we proceed for the resort tour. We were brought to a grand ballroom where all the seminar and events were held. The ballroom was big and comes with a stage. I love their table setting and the design of the room was grand. I'm sure any event held here will be build up their reputation as the host of the event.
We then proceed to sit the buggy ride for golf tour area. I love the surroundings with the beautiful lake, the fresh air and a quiet place for golf player to concentrate on their activity to release stress. Recommended place for golf players.
After the tour, we had our lunch at CS Cafe. This round, my lunch that comes with a fruit juice, Crispy Prawn, Coconut & Pumpkin Soup, Grilled Lamb Rack and Banana Chocolate Cake.
Crispy Prawn (RM18)
Coconut & Pumpkin Soup (RM8)
Grilled Lamb Rack (RM36)
Chocolate Banana Cake (RM14)
After our lunch, we go back to our Apartment to change for our swimming wear and reached Cinta Sayang Water Park, The Carnival for our swimming and horse riding activities. We were greeted with some dance before we jump into the water to play at the water slides, river, beach and wall climbing. The tubes here were provided for free.

Me and my children had so much fun times playing at the water park. They loves swimming at the lazy river and their favourite is the slide. CW and WH sit at 1 tube while me and WT sit at another tube for the slides. My 4 year old son enjoyed playing at the kids area. If you feel hungry while swimming, you can ordered and had your food at the small cafe which located at the pool as per photo below. The water park was indeed beautiful with trees at its surrounding and lots of activities await all of you there. 
The Carnival was one of the best water park that we went. Price for Adult at RM25 (Weekdays) and RM36 (Weekend & Holidays). Children/Senior Citizens/Army/Disabled at RM22 (Weekdays) and RM33 (Weekend & Holidays). Open on Mon to Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Weekend from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed on Wednesday.
Another activity that you must join is the horse riding. The horse is big and beautiful. Me and my children enjoyed riding it for 2 big rounds. A great experience for all of us.
At 6.30 p.m., times to go for our dinner. After our bath,  we proceed to Chips & Bites for our buffet steamboat dinner. I was amaze with the varieties of the fresh seafood served and all this was at the price of RM35 nett only. Besides seafood, they had varieties of noodles, foo chok. fish balls, crab balls, cakes, puddings, jellies, ABC, cendol, ice cream and many more. 
There are live band that performed for us too. Me and my children enjoyed the fresh seafood and the music makes the dinner livelier. Some adults and children even enjoyed singing and dancing with the singer. The live music which happening on every Friday and Saturday, makes this Sungai Petani is the most chilled hangout.
Any events and gatherings, you could call 04-4414666 for reservations. Do get your vouchers earlier if  you want to book for buka puasa steamboat buffet. The earlier you purchase it, the cheaper rate you will get.
Cinta Sayang Resort had their own gym and swimming pool too inside their resort which located just beside the cafe.
From the cafe to our Apartment is not far and only at walking distance but Cinta Sayang Resort do provide free rides to the Apartment. My children enjoyed the complimentary rides as it is windy and the air is fresh and cooling out there. 
There are different type of rooms available for family, friends, couple and corporate event. Do call them for more information at 04-4414666. The location at Persiaran Cinta Sayang, 08000 Sungai Petani. Do follow them at facebook page at www.facebook.com/cintasayangresort and their website at https://cintasayangresort.com to check on the promotions which is going on and to make bookings.
Beautiful view from our balcony

That is the end of our 3 days 2 nights stay at Cinta Sayang Resort. We love to stay at our Apartment which is spacious and comfortable. We enjoyed playing golf, water park. horse riding, live music and the buggy ride. We enjoyed having all the yummylicious food for our breakfast, lunch and dinner. The most important is, we enjoyed meeting up with other blogger friends to catch-up with each other and meet new friends. Thanks to Cinta Sayang Resort Marketing and PR Team who had made our stays a pleasant and enjoyable to all of us and we shall see all of you again for our next trip to Cinta Sayang Resort soon.