YOUNG MUSIC TALENTS TAKE CENTRE STAGE IN SENAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT02 Dec 2018
JOHOR BAHRU, 2 December 2018 – Travelers and visitors at Senai International Airport were wowed and entertained with outstanding performance by 160 young talents presenting their extraordinary musical skills through playing musical instruments, singing and dancing in a series of performance over the weekend.
Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd (Senai International Airport), a Member of MMC Group co-organizes the Senai Airport Music Weekend 2018 event with Karen MusikHaus on the 1 – 2 December 2018 as part of its CSR agenda.
Chief Executive Officer of Senai International Airport, Md Derick Basir said, “The Senai Airport Music Weekend aims to encourage children to explore and express themselves through arts and music.
By providing the platform, the children can showcase and expose their talent to the public while at the same time enlivening the airport atmosphere with their beautiful notes and performances”.
The event showcased aspiring musicians aged 1 to 18 from a diverse pool of pianists, guitarists, keyboardists, violinists, drummers as well as acoustic and choir singers performing to the full house audience of visitors and travelers.
The event was held for the third consecutive year at Aeromall, Senai International Airport in conjunction with school holidays and the upcoming Christmas celebration where passenger traffic is higher than any other months with airlines adding more frequencies to destinations such as to Ipoh and Subang.
Academic Director of Karen MusikHaus, Karen Lim Fui Ling said, “We are very happy to be given the opportunity to perform and showcase our beloved young talents to the public. Program like this will eventually help the children to gain more confidence and improving their performing skills. We hope that this annual event will be continued in the future for us to continuously promote musical education and participation.”
Children performing acoustic guitar live at Senai Airport Music Weekend.
About Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd
Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd (SATSSB), a Member of MMC Group, is the airport operator for Senai International Airport or formerly known as Sultan Ismail International Airport. Built in 1974, the airport was operated by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad until November 2003 and subsequently acquired by Senai Airport Terminal Services which was later acquired by MMC Corporation Berhad in 2009.
Senai International Airport serves as the aviation gateway for Iskandar Malaysia and southern region, and is dedicated to providing routes and services essential to cater the needs of both tourism and business traveler. Equipped with a 3,800-metres runway, Senai International Airport can handle aircraft ranging from small Cessnas to large jets such as Airbus A380 and Antonov 125. Currently, there are 5 airlines operating in Senai International Airport serving 11 domestic and 7 international destinations with an average of 90 daily flight movements.
For more information, please visit www.senaiairport.com
About MMC Corporation Berhad
About MMC Corporation Berhad MMC Corporation Berhad (MMC) is a leading Utilities and infrastructure group with Diversified businesses under three divisions, namely Ports and Logistics, Energy and Utilities and Engineering.
Its key businesses under the Ports and Logistics division include the operations of Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd, Johor Port Berhad, Northport (Malaysia) Bhd, Penang Port Sdn Bhd, Tanjung Bruas Port Sdn Bhd, JP Logistics Sdn Bhd and Kontena Nasional Berhad. Internationally, MMC has presence in Saudi Arabia via Red Sea Gateway Terminal Company Limited, a container port terminal within the Jeddah Islamic Port.
Under the Energy and Utilities division, MMC is the single largest shareholder of both Malakoff Corporation Berhad and Gas Malaysia Berhad.
MMC's Engineering division has continued to stamp its presence in its sector with a leading role as the Project Delivery Partner (PDP) and underground works package contractor for the 51 km Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) Sungai Buloh- Kajang project (SBK Line) and Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya project (SSP Line). Prior to this, MMC has successfully completed the 329 km Ipoh-Padang Besar Electrified Double Tracking Project as well as the innovative Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (SMART) motorway, the first of-its-kind, dual-purpose tunnel in the world. MMC continues to make inroads in the industry, securing key civil and infrastructure projects in the country namely Langat Centralised Sewerage Treatment Plant, Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant and Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) Pengerang Cogeneration Plant. MMC also has a 20% effective interest in Borneo Highway PDP Sdn Bhd (BHP), the appointed project delivery partner for the Pan Borneo Highway Project in Sabah.
In other businesses, MMC wholly-owns Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad, a company which specializes in the full spectrum of water treatment and Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd, the operator of Senai International Airport in Johor Bahru - a major aviation hub and the main air transportation gateway to Iskandar Malaysia. The Group Property arm of MMC manages close to 6,000 acres of industrial developments in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor and Kulim, Kedah, namely Senai Airport City, Tanjung Bin Petrochemical & Maritime Industrial Centre (TBPMIC) and Northern Technocity (NTC). The Senai Airport City, TBPMIC and NTC developments come under the ambit of the Group Property's three operating companies – Senai Airport City Sdn Bhd, Seaport Worldwide Sdn Bhd and Northern Technocity Sdn Bhd respectively.
MMC continues to make inroads in the construction industry, securing key civil and infrastructure projects in the country namely Langat Centralised Sewerage Treatment Plant, Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant, civil and infrastructure works for RAPID Pengerang Cogeneration Plant. Additionally, MMC has a 20% effective interest in Borneo Highway PDP Sdn Bhd (BHP) which has been appointed as PDP for the Sabah Pan Borneo Highway Project.
Enquiries : Please log on to www.mmc.com.my or call:
Nurul Ain Fatihah Binti Ibrahim, Asst. Manager Corporate Communications, Senai Airport
Terminal Services Sdn Bhd
Tel : +6019 601 1017 / +607 599 4500 (extension 1567),
Azlina Ashar, Head of Group Corporate Communications, MMC Corporation Berhad
Tel: +6019 6688 990 / +603 2071 1124, Fax: +603 2026 2431,