“2016 Clan of the Year Award” Prize Giving Ceremony

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2016 Clan of the Year Award results were finally announced on the night of 22 April 2017.
The 4 award winners were Hainan Tan Clan Association, Singapore Leong Khay Huay Kuan, Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan and The Teo Chew Poit Ip Huay Kuan.

Special Award for Excellence were presented to 5 winners namely, Siow's Clan Guild Association, Chang Chow General Association, Singapore Lee Clan General Association, Singapore Lam Ann Association and Singapore Kityang Huay Kwan.

Over 300 guests from 31 clan associations attended the ceremony at SFCCA's Auditorium, Minister of Education(Schools) and Second Minister of Transport Ng Chee Meng was also present as our Guest-of-Honour that night.

Over 300 guests attended the Award Ceremony

SFCCA Outstanding Youth Award was also given out during the Ceremony for the first time to recognize young Chinese clan leaders who has made outstanding contributions in promoting Chinese culture or clan activities here, as well as encourage them to bring clan bodies to newer heights. The Inaugural Award received an enthusiastic support from the members. A total of 18 nominations from 12 Clan Associations were received, and Vice-Chairman of Kong Chow Wui Koon Youth Group Ms. Wong Yuqing bagged the first ever Youth award by SFCCA. 

SFCCA Outstanding Youth Award winner Ms Wong Yuqing(left) Vice-Chairman of Kong Chow Wui Koon Youth Group. Guest of honour and Award Presenter Mr Ng Chee Meng (centre), Minister of Education(Schools) and Second Minister of Transport and SFCCA’s President Mr Chua Thian Poh witnessed this moment.

Ms Wong Yuqing had been with Kong Chow Wui Koon for over 14 years, not only has she gown up in the Association, she is also a crucial member of the Clan Association's development in recent years.  She is also a veteran Wushu Player working as a Wushu Coach in the clan association besides being the Youth Group's Vice Chairman.
Ms Wong had also united 16 clans under Singapore Kwong Wai Siew Peck San Theng, sparing no efforts in forging a closer community spirits within the Cantonese clan network. 

Char Yong (Dabu) Association’s Youth Group Chairman Mr Lau Weida (left) spontaneously volunteers for the associations, assisting in organising various activities.

At the same time, two Special Excellence award was given out by the jury of SFCCA Outstanding Youth Award. Firstly, to Char Yong (Dabu) Association's Youth Group Chairman, Mr. Lau Weida who is a doctor in profession.  Moreover, as a Clan Association Scholarship holder Mr. Lau had spontaneously volunteers for Char Yong (Dabu) Association, organising various activities. He also sets a role model for youth in leading them in volunteering work.

Dr. Li Zeng Xiang(left) Singapore Eng Teng Association Youth Group Leader who not only integrated well into Singapore’s society but also actively promoting Clan Associations development with his expertise and experience.

Second award goes to Dr. Li Zeng Xiang, Singapore Eng Teng Association Youth Group Leader and a Scientist in profession. Being a new immigrant, Dr. Li not only fully integrated into the local society, he is also actively promoting the Clan culture with his expertise and experience.Furthermore, Dr. Li also actively promotes Chinese Cultures in Schools and engages students' interests in this area.

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