More than 750 guests from the Malaysian cinema industry were treated to a lavish Western sit down dinner as leading cinema exhibitor, Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC) celebrated its Silver Anniversary recently.
The dinner served as a mark of appreciation for GSC business partners both foreign and local, associates and members of the media as GSC marks its 25 year journey from the year 1997 when Golden Communications and Cathay Cinemas were merged as the biggest single entity in the Malaysian cinema entertainment business.
The dinner was hosted in Sime Darby Convention Centre, Bukit Kiara and seen mingling amongst the guests were movie characters like Star Wars’ “White Troopers”, Martial Arts Maiden –‘”Chun Li”’ ,” Batman’ and “Predator”. In his welcome speech, GSC Chairman Gen (Rtd) Tan Sri Dato’ Mohd Ghazali Seth thanked everyone for their continued support . Also present was GSC Board of Directors, Mr. Tan Gee Sooi, Ms. Leong Choy Ying and Ms. Koh Mei Lee.
Seen at the event was Mr. Irving Chee (GSC General Manager), Mr. Stephane Dovert (Cultural Counsellor, Embassy of France) and his wife, Agnes Dovert (Alliance Francaise), Toyoda Shoici ( Director, Japan Foundation), En Mohd Naguib Razak (Finas) and En Zulkifle Abd Wahab (Finas).
Amongst the local personalities present were Jack Lim (Ah Beng The Movie fame), Aniu, Chris Tong, Rashidi Ishak, Federick Lee and Jojo Goh.
The guests for the night were treated to a special performance by the dynamic Syafinaz Selamat and the PUTERA group, followed by a lively dance performance Broadway Dancers.
Earlier this month, GSC gave out 25,000 free tickets to public to mark its anniversary day on April 1st. GSC will be organizing activities throughout the year in conjunction with its 25th anniversary celebrations which includes a nationwide contest, Carnival Saturdays in key locations and a major CSR project this year.