KABONG: Tanjung Kembang Beach, which is the focus of visitors every weekend, was further enlivened by the excitement of the Malaysia Day celebration there on Saturday.
Various exciting activities were held, the most attention-grabbing being the women’s tug-of-war competition and the sand castle building event.
Kabong assemblyman Mohd Chee Kadir and his wife, Meryani Yasin, attended the event.
The women’s tug-of-war competition was won by the combined team of Ranting Wanita Kampung Wawasan and Ranting Wanita Kampung Baru.
In second place was the ‘Mencuba Nasib’ group which is a combination of the Kampung Hilir Darat Women’s Branch and the Hulu Darat Women’s Branch.
The third and fourth spots went to Kampung Alit Women’s Branch and Momy Gojes team from Kampung Gerigat Women’s Branch respectively.
For the sandcastle building competition, which was participated by 12 teams, the ‘Terindah’ Castle group representing Ranting Wanita Kampung Sungai Pala won.
The Haji Sahari Generation group from Kampung Wawasan Women’s Branch was crowned runner-up, and third place was won by Kampung Gerigat Women’s Branch.
Among other things, there was an open karaoke competition that attracted 16 entries and Mohd Hakimi Hasbi was crowned the winner.
Earlier, Chee also released 5,000 Lampam Java fish fry.
The programme was an initiative of the Kabong Assemblyman Service Center in collaboration with the Betong Division Agriculture Department and the Nyabor Islamic Welfare Trust Board (LAKIN).