By Rosli Mansor and Ahmad Razali
Batu Gajah: The Santai Bertanjak Kellie’s Castle V.3 Program V.3 (SBKCV.3) received an overwhelming response with the presence of nearly three thousand visitors.
Zamari Muhyi, the Chief Manager of Kellie’s Castle, stated that the public’s enthusiasm for SBKCV.3 exceeded expectations, in conjunction with Malaysia Day yesterday.
“KCCOP V.3 has its unique charm and is eagerly anticipated by all segments of the population, including foreign tourists.
“Most visitors came excitedly to witness cultural performances and the showcasing of traditional Malay attire.
“The presentation of Malay martial arts, a heritage of the Sultanate era, was the main attraction of this program.
“This program will continue with various more captivating cultural events, with the participation of more NGOs from across Perak,” he told Ipoh Echo.
Also present, Nurmalis Musa, the Chief Executive Officer of Tourism Perak.
At the same time, he announced that in the coming October, the Sleep In The Castle (SITC) program would be held.
The program offers the public the opportunity to experience the eerie and challenging yet safe atmosphere of Kellie’s Castle.
“Kellie’s Castle holds its unique mystique and mystery. The paranormal experiences shared by previous participants were fascinating and daring.
“SITC participants will be accommodated in five different rooms. These rooms are among the locations frequently visited by entities, such as Helen’s room, the palace corridor, and the laundry room.
“Participation is limited to ten people for just two nights, namely on Fridays and Saturdays,” he said.
Furthermore, in mid-October, the Garden of Arts Program will also take place in collaboration with the Perak State Craft and Perak State Culture.
“This program is an art bazaar showcasing the sale of Perak’s craft and cultural products.
“As part of Visit Perak 2024, three main events have been listed in the Perak State Tourism Calendar, namely the Santai Bertanjak Kellie’s Castle, Sleep In The Castle, and Kellie’s Night Tour,” he concluded.