Festival of Colours of the World 2012 was held at the University of Technology Petronas, Tronoh on April 7. The objective of this annual event is to showcase dancing talents of students from institutes of higher learning. The audience was entertained by 33 dance troupes from both public and private institutions of higher learning, including one from an international university. Teams performed an array of dances in line with the theme “Celebration of Folk Cultural Dance” plus traditional dances of Mozambique, Uzbekistan and Myanmar. Six dance groups were then chosen to perform at the “Root of Heritage” concert which was held at the Dewan Philharmonik Petronas on April 10. Dance groups from UNITEN, UTP and Sekolah Seni Johor Bahru were also included. Chief Minister Dato Seri DiRaja Zambry Abd Kadir, who graced the occasion, said that the event was a great way to bring out the best in students.