1. Ipoh Car-Free Day: Chines New Year Edition

1. Ipoh Car-Free Day: Chinese New Year Edition

The 27th edition of Ipoh Car-Free Day was in celebration of the Lunar New Year. As such, a lion dance troupe was on hand to liven up the event, spreading good cheer and distributing mandarin oranges, which symbolise “gold”.

2. drummers of the lion dance troupe

2. drummers of the lion dance troupe

 3. it's a car-free day every last, or second last, Sunday of the month

3. it’s a car-free day every last, or second last, Sunday of the month

The month-end event attracted some 7,000 Ipoh residents, including representatives from various government and private agencies.

4. inflatable slide

4. inflatable slide

5. mobile library

5. mobile library

Many side activities were organised to promote green living and healthy lifestyle among community members. These included street soccer, cycling and Zumba.

 6. street soccer

6. street soccer

7. Ipoh City Council Secretary Tuan Mohd Zakuan Zakaria (3rd from R) and his team

7. Ipoh City Council Secretary Tuan Mohd Zakuan Zakaria (3rd from R) and his team

According to Encik Mohd Zakuan Zakaria, Ipoh City Council Secretary, Ipoh Car-Free Day is expected to make Ipoh a low carbon city and attract residents to relax on Sunday mornings.

The programme is also anticipated to enhance the Index of Happiness among Ipoh residents by creating awareness on the environment, health, security, history and legacy of Ipoh City.

Event: Ipoh Car-Free Day: Happy Chinese New Year
Venue: Jalan Raja DiHilir, Ipoh
Date: 25th Feb, 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 7am – 10am

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