Genting (RWG) spiced up the school holidays of a group of primary school
students by hosting them to a sumptuous meal and live musical adventure at the resort
80 students and
teachers from SRJK (C) Perting and SRJK (C) Telemong in Bentong experienced the
new 2.8 km Awana Skyway cable car ride up to the 6,000 ft resort and were
greeted by Resorts World Genting’s public relations team upon arrival.
The 10 minutes
ride up was educational as it enabled the students to catch a spectacular view
of the 130-million-year old rainforest surrounding the Resort, the Chin Swee
Temple with its iconic pagoda.
“The cable car
ride up to the top was amazing. I enjoyed the view of the mountains and am
thrilled to the see clouds surrounding the peaks,” said 11-year old Yong Zi Qing of SRJK (C) Perting whom like many others took their first cable car
were in celebratory mood as they were treated to a wide selection of buffet
spread at the Food Factory in First World Plaza, enjoying every bit of the
Japanese, Western and Malaysian delights as well as the awesome desserts that
include the resort’s very own ice cream - ITALGELato.
the various delicacies, the students were overwhelmed to see some characters
from the ‘Alice in Wonderland’ show making a surprise visit to the restaurant. Accompanied
by upbeat music, the students interacted with the lively Caterpillar and Daisies where
they enjoyed dancing along, playing simple games, and snapping away with their
electronic devices for memories.
Asked what he
liked most of the lunch, 11-year old Alvin
Lam Teck Kean of SRJK (C) Perting replied:
“I loved the buffet which offers so many choices of food. I tried a little
of everything but enjoyed sushi and ice
cream the most.”
sumptuous buffet lunch, the students also managed to catch a glimpse of some of
the new attractions at the resort which include the SkyAvenue
mall. By 4pm, they were all geared up for the exciting ‘Alice in Wonderland’ show
at the Genting International Showroom where they experienced the classic fairytale
coming to live in a musical adventure.
A mandarin production with English subtitles, Alice in Wonderland is
an international collaboration between Canadian director-photographer Suzanne
Goyette, Chinese playwright Wang Lingyun and visual director Tao Kai. It is a one-of-its kind
production that uses the application of interactive technology in film
The students were fascinated with the 60-minutes show where a group
of talented cast from China brought the fantasy on stage combining it
with music, dance and multimedia.
children immersed themselves in the show as the musical is performed in a
language that is familiar to them - Mandarin. Many were admiring the stunning
costumes and the character played by Alice
which demonstrated kindness and courage which further inspires school
Some of the
children also jumped at the special opportunity to obtain autograph from Alice who was played by Xie Xing Yi, a
graduate of Shanghai Dancing College and Shanghai Theatre Academy.
The children also
managed to obtain autographs of White
Rabbit and Red Queen who were
played by Xu Xin and Zhang Shuhui respectively. Xu is a graduate from Shanghai
Theatre Academy while Zhang is from the Shanghai Theatre Academy and Beijing
Yip Xiao En of SRJK (C) Perting was delighted with Alice
in Wonderland and will certainly share the experience of the musical adventure with
her family and close friends. “Thank you Resorts World Genting for providing us
to the opportunity to watch such an interesting performance. The songs and
actors made me feel like I am in the Wonderland myself. How I wish I can be like
Alice with her wild imaginations too,” said the 11-year old student.
was echoed by 12-year old Charmain Tan of SRJK
(C) Telemong who said: It is indeed a unique musical experience where there
is a combination of real people performing with the aid of multimedia features.
I really admire the character of Alice, where she has the courage to assist the
Duchess in order to save her friends’ home.”
12-year old Thong Jia Jie of SRJK (C) Telemong said she enjoyed the
storyline of Alice in Wonderland and was thrilled to have the opportunity take
photos with the characters of the musical adventure.
“It is much
more interesting to watch it as a musical performance with the beautiful
costumes. I look up to Alice as she is willing to help her friends when they
are in a difficult situation,” she added.
Sino-Canadian team of Alice in Wonderland has stamped their mark in more than
10 countries, involving notable locations such as the John F. Kennedy Centre in
Washington and Guangzhou Opera House in China.
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