Nandor Lim and Weny Lim
Coming from a different educational, social and cultural background, Nandor Lim and Weny Lim have been happily married for more than 10 years. They are the first couple in Malaysia who dedicated themselves to the Akasha Learning Companionship Association Malaysia to help the community in self-improvement and life transformations.
Neighborhood Performance Group
The Neighborhood Performance Group is the youngest performance group in Penang founded in year 2010. Its members are from various backgrounds across Malaysia and Taiwan. The Neighborhood Performance Group aims to contribute to society and humanities through their performaces that actively participate in topics such as social issues, arts and culture, gender and equality and also topics towards the minorities. On the other hand, they also focus on spreading the "seed" of performing arts through live drama and workshops in countries like Brunei, Taiwan and Hong Kong. They actively search for young talents and wish to popularise the dramatic arts and to bring dram to a wider audience.
We live in the world of binary oppositions. Yes and No; This or that; Right or Left. Him or Her. Social imaginary prompts us to think away from the familiar routes of life locked in this binary oppositions and think of it “anew”.
This understanding shapes my approach towards life, and also in running my business, and the way I lead my students towards life long learning.
Simply to stay inspired, to live a meaningful life.
An only child, Frank was raised and educated in Johor Bahru before moving to Klang to pursue his tertiary educations. Frank is currently working as a retailer of sports attires. Frank was diagnosed at the age of 12 for Rhabdomyosarcoma. Aside from weakness in the left wrist, he has since made a full recovery in 1994. Since his recovery, Frank has been actively participating in marathon runs all over the world. One of the most note worthy ones include his completion of the Comrades Marathon, the world's largest and oldest ultra-marathon race. In 2007, he became a certified marathon trainer. Frank is currently an experience marathon consultant in Malaysia. Elsewhere, he operates the Running Lab Malaysia, he is also a partner for CARIF and the ambassador for Comrades Marathon Association in Malaysia.
KamLeong is a reknown Malaysian singer, songwriter, classical guitarist and music producer. Together with several Malaysian musicians, they formed a songwriting collective in 1987 that promotes "Compose, Sing and Listen To Your Own Music". In 1993, he founded a record label and released several succesful albums which lead him to win the "Malaysia Top 10 Singers" award in 95, 96 abd 97. Aside from popular Chinese music, he also actively composes for movies, television shows, commercials and religious buddhist music. In 2010, KamLeong was also involed in the production of several plays as the director, script writer, composer as well as musical director. In 2014, KamLeong was appointed President after the forming of the "JiDang Malaysian Association of Music".
Keng Guan Chiu
A graduate of Saito College and Kuala Lumpur College of the Arts, Chiu Keng Guan studied Art Design and Fine Arts before picking up film directing in Beijing Film Academy. Upon completion and returning to Malaysia, Chiu began his career as a freelance director for drama series, TV commercials and music videos. In 2007, he joined Astro as a TV producer and has successfully produced many highly acclaimed TV series and programmes. His big break came in 2009 when he directed Malaysia's first local Chinese New Year Film <WooHoo!>, a path-breaking film for local Chinese film. His second critically acclaimed work <Great Day> was released in 2011 and again achieved box office success. His most recent movie <The Journey> is Malaysia's highest grossing local film to date. Director Chiu's works are refreshing and appealing due to his keen appreciation for Malaysia's multicultural heritage and local people's sensitivities. As such, he is often known as the "people's director".
Kim Chuan Meh
Anthony Meh Kim Chuan is a famous local dancer and choreographer. He graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a major in Dance. He is currently the founder, managing director and choreographer of Dua Space Dance Theatre in Malaysia. Prior to returning to Malaysia, Anthony was an ex-professional dancer of Taiwan Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company and GGD Dance Company in New York.
YiLiang Feng is a local hospice worker and currently serves at the Xiao En Group as a guidance and counselling consultant He is also the CEO of YiLiang Publishing, the tenth vice-president of the Life Line Association Malaysia and Singapore Nectar Care Services peace volunteer. He was awarded the Healthcare Humanity Award in 2009 by the former president of Singapore Sellapan Ramanathan, Top 10 Most Popular Local Writer Sin Chew Daily Readers' Choice 2011 and one of the 2011 Ten Outstanding Young Malaysian finalists. To date, he has published five books.