The Inauguration of the 47th Council of Singapore Xin Sheng Poets Society successfully completed.
At Sunday, 20th January at 11am, the Inauguration Ceremony of the 47th Council of Singapore Xin Sheng Poetry Society was held at the Society’s premises. Justice of Peace Toh Soon Huat, Life Honorary President of Xin Sheng Poets Society and Chairman of Sian Chay Medical Institution, was invited to witness the swearing-in, ceremony and the Life Honorary President, Mr. Loh Hoon Sun , served as Supervising officer of the Council.
The members of the Council are as follows:
Appointed the Life Honorary President: Zhan Zunquan
President: Zheng Jinyu
Vice President: Chen Chuiliang
Vice President: Lin Junli
Treasurer: Ou Chunfang
Deputy Treasurer: Wang Siyi
Chinese Secretary: Chen Yanren
English Secretary: Xu Sirong
Culture and Education Officer: Chen Chuiliang
Deputy Culture and Education Officer: Xie Zhengchun
Publication Officer: Cai Linghua
Deputy Publication Officer: Liu Yiling
Councilors: Zhu Tianshou, Zhou Heshun, Yu Xianghe, Wu Yingfa
Auditors: Chen Suzhen, Li Zhong
Xin Sheng Poets Society is an important cultural group in Singapore, located in Singapore’s traditional cultural reserve – Smith Street, Chinatown. The Poets Society has been in existence for 61 years, and has continued to contribute to the Chinese poetry community and cultivate new people. In recent years, Xin Sheng Poets Society has actively participated in international cultural exchange activities and promoted cooperation with cultural organizations such as the poets societies of China, Malaysia and other places with remarkable results, such as co-organizing activities such as “” and “”. Xin Sheng Poets Society also promoted poetry through Chinese traditional culture courses, poetry choir classes, reading clubs, etc. It has gradually created a new popular trend of poetry culture in Singapore.
During the event, Toh Soon Huat donated $3,000 to support the Poets Society to offer a series of courses. He said, “Charity and universal love are bound together. We should collaborate and dedicate ourselves to this meaningful cause.”
Poetry is the spiritual home of mankind. Reading poetry can not only cultivate one’s own cognition of beauty, but also learn the truth of life and the world. Wishing Xin Sheng Poets Society booming success and thriving growth!