31 August 2016 marks the 59th Independence Day for Malaysia. Therefore, MMU celebrated the occasion with full of joy and happiness as students and staff gathered together and enjoyed the performances and watched the fireworks display as the clock struck 12.
At 9.10pm, the event began with the singing of the National Anthem, Negaraku and Permata Dunia which boosted our spirit of celebrating the 59th Independence Day.
The audience was further entertained with "sajak" declaration by Izyan Amani Ruslan and public speaking competition winner, Intan Sakinah. A group of students from Persatuan Silat Cekak Hanafi amazed the audience with their silat performance which brought back the feeling of how our fighters fought for our nation’s independence.
The celebration soon followed with a colourful firework display and ended with the singing of patriotic songs such as Jalur Gemilang, Saya Anak Malaysia and Keranamu Malaysia.