Chinese New Year Celebrations - Day I
Devotees from Region 4 and 5 of Sathya Sai International Organisations are in Prasanthi Nilayam to celebrate the advent of the Chinese New Year 2018. Celebrating the momentous occasion the contingent comprising of devotees from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Japan and Hong Kong offered an array of cultural presentations this evening at Bhagawan's Lotus Feet. The programme commenced at 1700 hrs with a series of prayers followed by an address by Bro Billy Fong, CNY Coordinator speaking on the significance of the theme of the new year, affiliated to 'Filial Piety', "Honour Our Parents Everyday". An address by Sis Lindawati Roesli next was followed by a series of musical and dance offerings that included Sathya Sai Harmonics Ensemble, musical-dance offering by the children from Nanyag Zhi Hui School of Medan, Indonesia, Chinese New Year Songs, etc.
Bhajans followed by Mangala Arathi marked the end of the day's proceedings.