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It’s Magic In The Family

Jan 20, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

For the Chee siblings, magic is spelt MRGJC. The three brothers who go by the stage names of Melkinn, Raykinn and Gelvinn, and led by big sister Jorinn, are known as the only sibling illusionists in the world recognised by the International Magicians Society (IMS) from the United States of America, and awarded the "Most ... continue reading »

Sherin’s Nyonya Affair

Jan 19, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

Although not of Peranakan descent, Sherin Ng Lay Hwa was so interested in its culture that she felt frustrated when she was living in Ipoh. Unable to express her love for its culture and heritage as there were no outlets to express them, without friends who shared the same passion to the point of feeling ... continue reading »

The King of Rhythms

Jan 18, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

Behind the unassuming façade of a college lecturer in Business Information System lies a different side of Subain Singam - the man with the fastest fingers on drums. Born in Kedah in 1971 and relocated to Ipoh at the age of 16 due to his father's job, Subain took lessons in Indian drums when he was ... continue reading »

Bringing Happiness to All

Jan 17, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

Children in Ipoh know Au Young Keen Kiew, 42, simply as "Au Young the Clown". The engineer by profession with a degree in mineral and petroleum engineering didn't go into clowning by design. Au Young recalled, "It was some time in 2008. I was entered as a participant in a talent contest during our corporate dinner. Without ... continue reading »

Singapore's biggest entertainment sensation-cum-stand-up comedian extraordinaire, Kumar, is embarking on a Malaysian tour this September and October! Even better news is that Ipoh is part of the 7-city nationwide tour, called ‘Kumarsutra’. In fact, Ipoh is the first stop, followed by Penang, Melaka, Miri, Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu and Johor Bahru over the next two ... continue reading »

Astro Ria Family Travel Show: Cheryl Samad

Jan 26, 2017 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Personalities, Travel

The Haven Resort Hotel & Residences, Ipoh was a flurry of activity for 3D/2N from 11th to 13th Jan, 2017 when local celebrity Cheryl Samad and her family were there to film an episode of Astro Ria Family Travel Show. With Cheryl was her husband Ng Ping Ho, an award-winning film director, producer and screenwriter, possibly ... continue reading »

While visiting Kampung Sijangkang, we were told that a film shooting was in progress in one of the homes. I was curious and wanted to see a live film shoot in action. Later, I found out that the 'star' of the film was MasterChef Season 1 (2011), Dr. Ezani Farhana, and they were shooting a Hari ... continue reading »

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