ENTERTAINMENT

  • Kumar Awes Ipohites

    Kumar Awes Ipohites

    Kumar, one of South East Asia’s most iconic performing artists, made a stop in Ipoh as part of his nationwide tour. Presented by LOL Events, it was held on Friday, September ...read more

  • Lions Go Retro

    Lions Go Retro

    Lions Club of Ipoh Centennial held its second Induction and Installation Ceremony cum Retro Party on Friday, September 9 at MH Hotel Ipoh. The event started off with the special ce...read more

  • Mrs Gorgeous 2017

    Mrs Gorgeous 2017

    Singer, Ong Siew Ling, 37, won the Mrs Gorgeous 2017 title during the pageant finals at Kinta Riverfront Hotel and Suites, Ipoh, on Sunday, July 2. Ong defeated 20 other aspiring ...read more

  • 5th Ipoh International Waiters Race

    5th Ipoh International Waiters Race

    A total of 300 participants representing leading hotel groups vied for top honours at the 5th Ipoh International Waiters Race 2017...read more

  • Mrs Malaysia Earth 2017

    Mrs Malaysia Earth 2017

    Thirty-eight-year-old businesswoman, Lee Mei Jen (Jen Lee), won the Mrs Malaysia Earth 2017 title at the pageant finals at Syeun Hotel, Ipoh on Sunday, April 30. A mother of four ...read more

  • MAPS to Open in June

    MAPS To Open In June

    The much awaited Asia’s first animation theme park, Movie Animation Park Studio (MAPS) will finally open to public on June 26 this year. During the exclusive media visit, MA...read more

  • Filming in Perak

    Filming In Perak

    The state government will set up a filming office to provide opportunities for locals to produce films. Dato’ Nolee Ashilin Mohammed Radzi, the Executive Councillor for Tour...read more

  • Titan Visits Ipoh

    Titan Visits Ipoh

    It is not an everyday scene to see a robot walking in a shopping mall, but on December 9 at the AEON Mall Kinta City, visitors of Ipoh’s first AEON was given a chance to...read more

  • National Horse Show 2016

    National Horse Show 2016

    Over 2000 people witnessed the National Horse Show 2016 (NHS) held at PRTC Equestrian Club at Jalan Kelab Golf recently from October 13 to 16. Organised by Perak Turf Club and PRTC...read more

  • Circus of Freak at LWOT

    Circus Of Freak At LWOT

    Come and experience a night filled with horror and freaks at Lost World Of Tambun (LWOT) this entire month of October with your friends and family. Exclusive for this year, LWOT o...read more

  • A Night of Jazz, Soul and Rock & Roll

    A Night Of Jazz, Soul And Rock & Roll

    Maya Hanum and Mireia Frutos Fernandez were on centre stage at The Dome, Meru Valley Resort on Saturday evening, September 10. Org...read more

  • Back to The 70s

    Back To The 70s

    The 70’s ambiance was in the air at Lost World Of Tambun (LWOT) recently when Perak Media Association (PMPP) organised its ‘Back to 70s Karaoke Night’. Held at L...read more

  • The Peach Boy

    The Peach Boy

    In order to raise funds to establish a mini library and improve facilities in the Japanese language classroom, the Japanese Language Club of Anderson School presented a musical tit...read more

  • Should Jagat be Disqualified?

    Should Jagat Be Disqualified?

    Jagat was officially premiered last year. However, it recently caused a stir among the Malaysian local film scene when it was disqualified for the nomination of Best Malaysian Film...read more

  • First Ever Miss Green World

    First Ever Miss Green World

    The first Miss Green World semi-finals were held on July 23, 2016 at Ipoh Syeun Hotel. This  inaugural international beauty pageant, produced and jointly organised by both Str...read more

  • A Touch of Gangnam

    A Touch Of Gangnam

    High pitch screams were heard while smartphones were whipped out on Saturday, June 11 at Concubine Lane, Ipoh. As the minutes ticked by, the lane got more crowded. With that kind o...read more

  • A Happy Night with Happy Polla

    A Happy Night With Happy Polla

    The new “Thai Goddess” was in town lately as the ladyboy toured Malaysia to several states. Happy Polla was the talk of the social media world lately although she has b...read more

  • Lingzy Represents Ipoh

    Lingzy Represents Ipoh

    Ipohite Lingzy was in Ipoh for a quick break from the hustle and bustle in Kuala Lumpur when she decided to compete in the Shuddup N Dance competition held recently at Ipoh Parade....read more

  • MAPS Set to Wow Tourists

    MAPS Set To Wow Tourists

    The much awaited Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS) scheduled to open this July held its first My Dream Carnival for two days from February 27 to 28 recently. With forty over att...read more

  • Exciting Additions at Lost World

    Exciting Additions At Lost World

    After months of anticipation, Lost World Hotsprings & Spa, unveiled 15 new attractions on Tuesday, March 1. They consisted of ...read more

  • Join Shuddup N' Dance

    Join Shuddup N' Dance

    One of the biggest dance competitions in the northern region, “Shuddup N’ Dance Season 3” is back with a bang thanks to its overwhelming response last year. It is...read more

  • Ipoh Echo - The Haven Contest

    Ipoh Echo - The Haven Contest

      Winners for October and November of Ipoh Echo x The Haven contest! Congratulations!   Check out our Facebook page to stand a change to win 2D1N stay at the Haven for...read more

  • Funtasy House Trick Art

    Funtasy House Trick Art

    Ipoh Echo was invited to the exclusive pre-opening preview of Funtasy House Trick Art, a 3D trick-art museum located at No. 16, Jalan Pasar (Market Street), 30000 Ipoh recently. Lo...read more

  • 500 Children get Free Passes To Asia's First Animation Theme Park

    500 Children Get Free Passes To Asia's First Animation Theme Park

    In conjunction with the year-end school holidays, Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS) recently surprised 500 children from eight c...read more

  • Star Struck: Interview with Irene Ang

    Star Struck: Interview With Irene Ang

    What can I say about Irene Ang? In fact, it might be an easier question to ask what can’t I say about her. I could list supe...read more

  • Spooky Halloween at LWOT

    Spooky Halloween At LWOT

    For the third consecutive time, Lost World of Tambun (LWOT) became one of the main venues for Ipohites and other tourists to celebrate Halloween that falls on October 31 every year...read more

  • The Other Festival

    The Other Festival

    Over the past three weeks, Ipoh Old Town was filled with the arts, culture, food and history all thanks to ‘The Other Festival’ held by KakiSeni from October 22 to Nove...read more

  • Ipoh Dancesport 2015

    Ipoh Dancesport 2015

    The best among the best of amateur dancers from Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia were up against each other during the 4th Ipoh International Dancesport 2015 held at Kin...read more

  • Student Crowned Miss Earth (Malaysia) 2015

    Student Crowned Miss Earth (Malaysia) 2015

    Twenty five finalists of Miss Earth Malaysia were treated to a 6-course fine-dining dinner at STG boutique café, Ipoh on Fr...read more

  • Humble First Took Top Honours

    Humble First Took Top Honours

    Two weeks of preparation paid off for Humble First from Perak when they won the group category at the Shuddup ‘N’ Dance Volume 2 contest at Ipoh Parade recently. The fi...read more

  • A Dazzling Show

    A Dazzling Show

    Ipoh-based MY DanceSport Studio held its 14th annual dinner recently at Hee Lai Ton Restaurant. Dancers, mainly students of the studio, put up a dazzling performance for the entert...read more

  • Trio's Penultimate Show

    Trio's Penultimate Show

      An acoustic jazz performance by 2v1G was held at Sepaloh Art Centre, Ipoh. The trio are an international jazz group who sing a mixture of Chinese and English classics from ...read more

  • Ipohmali Returns Home

    Ipohmali Returns Home

    It all started with his love for music, but Ipoh homeboy Point Blanc is now making the rounds all over the world, alongside model turned Disk Jockey (DJ), Leng Yein. The duo is set...read more

  • Angin Kencang Acoustic Session

    Angin Kencang Acoustic Session

    An acoustic session by Noh Salleh was held at Khizanat’s Ruang recently. Noh performed a repertoire of songs from his latest album entitled, Angin Kencang. Noh Salleh, a tal...read more

  • Documentary on Semai Community

    Documentary On Semai Community

    ‘My First Blowpipe’ a documentary on the uniqueness of the indigenous Semai community in Perak will be produced by the National Film Development Corporation (Finas). A...read more

  • A Treat for Jazz Lovers

    A Treat For Jazz Lovers

    Don’t miss your final chance to see 2V1G performing live in Malaysia. And it is happening right here in Ipoh at Sepaloh Art Centre on Friday, April 17. Formed in 2007, 2V1G ...read more

  • Chill FM Launched

    Chill FM Launched

    After four months in operation, Chill FM had its official launch at PORT (People of Remarkable Talent) along Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Ipoh recently. Chill FM is an Ipoh-based onli...read more

  • Miss Perak Tourism Pageant 2015

    Miss Perak Tourism Pageant 2015

    My Stage Production Sdn Bhd has been appointed the organiser of Miss Perak Tourism Pageant 2015 by D’Touch International Sdn...read more

  • Movie Stars Visit Ipoh

    Movie Stars Visit Ipoh

    A meet-and-greet session with the stars of the joint Malaysia-Singapore production, ‘King of Mahjong’ was held at Ipoh Parade recently. Directed by Adrian Teh, previou...read more

  • Dance for a Better World

    Dance For A Better World

    Ipoh Parade and d’Artiz Streetdance Studio jointly organised the “Give Chance a Dance” event within its premises recently. It consisted of two different dance com...read more

  • Zombie Escape

    Zombie Escape

    Leo Club of Ipoh Unity (O) organised the first Zombie Escape at Eco Park, Seri Botani Ipoh recently. The tagline of the event was “Nothin’ Gets Your Heart Racing Like&h...read more

  • A Musical Tribute to P. Ramlee

    A Musical Tribute To P. Ramlee

    Legendary star, Teuku Zakaria Teuku Nyak Puteh or P. Ramlee is without doubt Malaysia’s icon and one-time film idol. Although it has been four decades since the star&rsq...read more

  • Ground-breaking Ceremony

    Ground-breaking Ceremony

      The Aman Jaya Convention Centre at Casuarina @ Meru was transformed into a cinema-like setting for the recent ground-breaking ceremony of Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS...read more

  • A Musical Nostalgia

    A Musical Nostalgia

    Nearly 2000 fans of legendary rocker, Datuk Ramli Sarip were entertained to a concert held within the premises of PORT on Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Ipoh recently. It was a nostalgic...read more

  • Are You Game???

    Are You Game???

    It used to be commonplace for young people to be glued to their handheld devices, totally oblivious to their surroundings and avidly playing games. That fad appears to be on the wa...read more

  • A Helping Hand for Artistes

    A Helping Hand For Artistes

    To help local artistes who have fallen on difficult times, Koloni Karyawan Amanjaya or PORT will be hosting ‘Konsert Blues Buat Teman Tour 2014’ at Kinta Riverfront Hot...read more

  • School of Magic Dance Drama

    School Of Magic Dance Drama

    D’Artiz Dance Studio performed in a dance drama, “School of Magic” on New Year’s Eve.  The event started at 9pm at MH Hotel. The dance drama depicted w...read more

  • Theme Park Goes Spooky

    Theme Park Goes Spooky

    Ipoh’s only theme park, Lost World of Tambun, has oodles of activity  for the coming Halloween. In fact, for the entire month of October, the park has prepared itself fo...read more

  • Ipoh's Nightlife Renaissance

    Ipoh's Nightlife Renaissance

    Cover Story By James Gough Ipoh’s night life has improved, so said several people working outside of Ipoh, when they returned over the extended Merdeka weekend recently. In...read more