17 December 2012
Zoorama festival in Taiping
BENEFITS: Tourists can also explore places at a cheaper rate and win lucky
TAIPING: IN conjunction with the Visit Perak Year 2012, the Taiping Municipal Council
(MPT) organised the Taiping Lake Gardens and Zoorama Fest 2012 until month end here.
MPT president Shahrom Abdul Malik welcomed guest-of-honour Datuk Hamidah Osman who is
the senior state executive councillor in charge of the tourism portfolio.
He said the fest would include programmes such as Zoorama, 1Malaysia RC Fun Day (air
and ground models shows), orchid show and contest, supercars and superbikes show, Kayuhan Warisan Taiping Malaysia
2012, Malaysian Rainforest in the Zoo event, the launch of Perak Tourism Passport and sales of souvenirs, local
fruits, stage show, among others.
Hamidah said she appreciated MPT's efforts and commitment in organising the
She also said MPT was given RM150,000 by the state government as an incentive to
organise the festival here.
"From the Visit Perak programme, we were inspired to come up with the idea to provide
tourists with the Perak Tourism Passport.
"Not only can the tourists choose products and guides, they can also explore and
visit places which offer discounts and win lucky draws.
"This would allow the tourists to have a good time in Perak besides enjoying the
Datuk Hamidah Osman posing with the two famous characters from the Upin and Ipin cartoon series during the launch
of the Zoorama festival.
Pic by M. Dattaya