Executive Councillor for Tourism, Dato’ Hamidah Osman unveiled a slew of activities organised as a lively prelude to Visit Perak Year (VPY) 2012. These activities are an integral part of the Perak Tourism Fest (Fiesta Pelancongan Perak) held at Stadium Indera Mulia from Wednesday, December 28, 2011 to Sunday, January 1, 2012. The 5-day fest is aimed at showcasing Perak to visitors with VPY 2012 in mind. They include the following:
* Tourism expositions by Tourism Perak, Agriculture Department, Perak Herbal Garden, Royal Belum etc.
* Shuffle competition.
* Battle of the Chef.
* Tourism Perak Idol.
* Colouring Contest.
* Auto show.
* Ice carving.
Local artistes will perform throughout the duration of the fest. Among them are Zehra Zambry, Saleem Iklim, Ramli Sarip, Crystal and Seri Devi. Popular TV host, Dato’ “AC” Mizal will emcee the entertainment show.
Opening time is between 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Incidentally, the fest coincides with the national-level Piala Agong Basketball Tournament which was launched by the Menteri Besar on Wednesday, December 28 at 8.30 p.m. at Stadium Indera Mulia.
For all and sundry, this is an opportune moment to show your support for VPY 2012. There will be plenty of fireworks to usher in the New Year.