Friday, January 11, 2013
A Musical Tribute To Arshad Ayub...
Universiti Teknologi Mara is presenting a musical - "Tan Sri Arshad Ayub" as a tribute to his contributions as the founder of the university and in bringing it to the level it is today.
The performance will be from Jan 25 to 28 at Dewan Agung Tuanku Canselor at the UiTM main campus in Shah Alam..
Arshad, was appointed the university's (then known as ITM) first director in 1967 and is fondly remembered as 'Bapa Pembangunan ITM' .
Performing in the musical are well-known actor Tony Eusoff as well as UiTM lecturers and students.
It is directed by Mazlan Tahir, an arts activist and lecturer at the Film, Theatre and Animation Faculty. .
The musical depicts Arshad's journey from the time he was a 16 year-old in Muar, Johor during the Japanese occupation to his appintment as ITM director. It follows his trials and tribulations.
Tickets costing RM15 to RM100 are already on sale. They are available at the faculty. You can also contact 019-2121328 to purchase.