By Rosli Mansor
Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu will join a convoy of 5000 riders of high-powered motorcycles on Sunday, October 20 in conjunction with Perak Bikers’ Carnival 2019.
Tan Kar Hing, Executive Councillor for Tourism, Arts and Culture said that the carnival, to be held at Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS), will take place from October 18 to 20.
“The convoy will also feature 35 participants of Miss Cosmopolitan 2019. Apart from that, the International Ipoh Fashion Week 2019 will be held concurrently. Participants from Singapore and Thailand have been invited. This will, indirectly, help Tourism Perak promote the state, especially the city of Ipoh,” he stated.
Jointly organised by Perak Tourism Association (PTA) and MAPS, the evening of October 19 will see a mini-concert, ‘Bloodshed Reunion’ being held. Taking the stage will be renowned rock groups May, Holy Snake and The Punisher.
According to PTA President, Dato’ Odzman Kadir the programme will benefit hotels and local businesses as participants would surely stay overnight in the city to shop and relax.
“We want Ipoh to be known and admired for its unique attractions such as the limestone hills and delicious street food. Our main objective is to improve the state’s economy by organising a programme like this,” he added.