The Culture Run

The Culture Run

Date : 20 May 2019

Reported by : Mohamad Hazim Bin Selamat

Category : News


By Fatin Nabiha Binti Ilham

On 13th April 2019, the students of Intercultural Communication classes from three departments; Arabic, English and Malay, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Pagoh campus has organized The Culture Run at Edu Hub Pagoh. The advisors for this program are Assistant Professor Dr. Arina Binti Johari, Assistant Professor Dr. Nor Zainiyah Norita Binti Mokhtar and Assistant Professor Dr. Nurul Hanilah Binti Ismath. The main objective for this program was to give exposure to the schoolchildren about the diversity of cultures in worldwide.

Participants with the Advisors of the Culture Run and the Student Committees

There were five schools participated in this event, which are Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Tamil (SJKT) Ladang Lanadron, Sekolah Kebangsaan Kampung Raja, Sekolah Kebangsaan Panchor, Sekolah Kebangsaan Parit Keroma Darat, and Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Menanti. Students from SJKT Ladang Lanadron has secured the first place in this Explore Race programme. 

SJKT Ladang Lanadron Was The Winner For The Culture Run Explorace Programme.

The exploration began with zumba activities which are conducted by the organizers for about 10 minutes. After zumba, students are given time to rest before going to the checkpoints that are distinguished based on some cultural themes. At last, this exploration succeeds in achieving the main objective of the program. The organizers have received good feedback from the students and teachers where there are teachers asked the advisor to organize motivational programs in their schools after seeing the passion and enthusiasm of the students committees throughout the program.

The culture run gives exposure to the schoolchildren about the diversity of cultures in worldwide.