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Ipoh Car-Free Day: Merdeka Edition (2019)

Aug 27, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events

Approximately 7,000 residents from Ipoh and neighbouring towns participated in the 43rd edition of Ipoh Car-Free Day on Sunday, with a Merdeka theme, in conjunction with the National Day celebration on 31st August. The motto was: Sayangi Malaysiaku, Malaysia Bersih. Among the participants at Ipoh Car-Free Day were Perak Menteri Besar Dato' Seri Ahmad Faizal bin Azumu ... continue reading »

Merdeka Colouring Contest 2015

Sep 6, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events
Merdeka Colouring Contest

The annual Merdeka colouring contest held at Ipoh Parade was a success judging by the hundreds of young participants that it managed to attract. The contest, jointly organised by the mall and Shin Chew Daily, with support from World of Colours Arts Centre, is an annual event on National Day to instil the spirit of patriotism ... continue reading »

2014 Perak Merdeka Parade

Sep 2, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Merdeka Parade Perak

Ipohites who were not directly involved in the Merdeka Parade knew to stay away from Jalan Panglima Bukit Gantang Wahab, Ipoh Padang, KTM Railway Station and their surrounding areas on the morning of Independence Day, August 31st. Traffic was horrible due to road closure to make way for the obligatory annual state-level Independence Day march-past. However, ... continue reading »

55th Merdeka Celebration

Sep 1, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Independence Day

As I was unable to be at Dataran MBI for the 55th Merdeka countdown and fireworks display on the eve, or at the state-level Independence Day parade in the morning, I decided to drop by Ipoh Parade for their Merdeka special dance performance. I hope you had a wonderful celebration yesterday. Happy long weekend to ... continue reading »

Perak Raya Merdeka Celebrations

Aug 31, 2011 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Samsung ST600
Perak Raya Merdeka Open House

The official residence of the Perak Menteri Besar (Chief Minister of Perak) became the venue for Perak state-level Hari Raya Aidilfitri and 54th National Day celebrations-cum-open house yesterday. It was a long but cheerful afternoon for all of us who attended the double celebration, which was also graced by the Perak royal families at 5pm, led ... continue reading »

Merdeka! Merdeka!! Merdeka!!!

Aug 31, 2008 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Olympus E-3

Malaysia is celebrating her 51st Independence Day today, 31st of August. I walked out of my house this morning and a neighbourhood guy greeted me with, "What price dropped?" And I replied, "Rice price dropped." It cracked me up. There was a “countdown celebration” last night. I was working at the computer when the clock struck ... continue reading »

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