click to enlarge Don't know what to do the coming long weekend? Well, why don't you head on out to Ipoh Old Town. Lots of exciting [...]
Many of you may have seen the Kuomintang Parade photos on our database. Here's another one, from Ann Kesselring Hamon's collection. What's so special about this, you ask? Well, it's [...]
Yes, "Visit Malaya" posters existed back in 1961! Here's one which some of you may have seen... (you can read more about this poster here).
Anyone remember this parade? Special thanks to Charlie Choong for these photographs.
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I'm sure many of you can guess what this is :) Yes, these are cake pans used to make the famous Nian Gao - which is made from glutinous rice. While it [...]
We thank Thomas Lee for sharing this photograph with us. These happy children seem every excited about their lanterns. Did YOU own such a lantern when you were their age?
Here's a picture (from Mohd Taib) of Hugh Low Street, back in August 1957, all decorated for the occasion. wishes all of you Happy Merdeka! Can you believe it's been [...]
Do you have a favourite birthday memory? We'd like to hear about it...just for nostalgia's sake. Here's a nice photo of Honey Lim, celebrating her 2nd birthday.
"Commonly made of bamboo, plastic, wood or stainless steel, Chopsticks were first used by the Chinese. This later spread to various parts of the world through cultural influence or through [...]
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This photograph - from Sybil de ROQUIGNY-IRAGNE - was taken at Kam Loong Restaurant, back in the 1960s. They were celebrating a relative's 60th birthday! Yes, the Year of the [...]
Of late, Ipoh old town has been getting increasingly popular — it’s great, but everyone also goes to the same spaces for the same experiences.We know there is plenty to [...]
On the occasion of HRH's birthday, DYMM Paduka Seri Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-Lah from all of us at:
May the joy, cheer, mirth and merriment of this divine festival surround you forever. May the happiness, which this Deepavali season brings lasts forever. From all of us at: [...]
These look familiar, don't they? You can always find them during the Nine Emperor Gods festival. What I'd like to know is, what do those Chinese characters printed on the [...]
Selamat Hari Merdeka ke-59!
picture from: Gogan Singh According to our donor, he and his friends were part of the few non-Chinese devotees who took part in the 9 Emperor Gods festival back in [...]
picture courtesy of: Star Online Lemang Kelamai is said to have originated from Pagar Ruyung, Indonesia. What gives it this lovely shade of brown? Gula Melaka, of course! The other extra [...]
Here's wishing all our followers a joyous and peaceful Raya; Maaf Zahir & Batin! from us at:
We know you like puzzles and mysteries. So, this picture should intrigue you further. Can you guess the name of the street shown in the picture?
click to enlarge We mentioned the Bougainvillea Parade a long time ago on our blog. Here are MORE photos from that same parade, back in 2004. I don't recall ever [...]
Wishing all of you a prosperous Year of the Monkey. Gong Xi Fa Cai!
source = Charlie Choong Do the shops look familiar to you? Yes, this is none other than Brewster Road. Note that traffic was not as heavy as it is now....back [...]
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Left picture source = ipohWorld; Right picture source = Star Publication From what we were told, there used be street processions in Ipoh during the 9-Emperor Gods Festival! Today, we're [...]
click to enlarge The above is a programme (sent via email) from LeanMS. As you can see, the ACS Alumni have many events scheduled for the next few months. [...]
We at Ipoh World convey our heartiest congratulations to HRH Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, on being crowned the 35th Sultan of Perak.
Farewell Party for Fr Ciatti, April 1970 (click to enlarge) Christmas Party, Nazareth Kindergarten. Catholic Centre, Ipoh. 10th November 1970 (click to enlarge) These photographs were taken from Michael [...]
Keith Nelson sent us these a couple of years ago. We thought we'd share them with you, since we're still in the season of Chinese New Year. We'd love to [...]
For those of you who don't know what's on the plate, it is none other than the famed Chinese New Year dish Yee Sang - a Teochew style raw fish [...]
'As Indians prepare for Ponggal, which falls today, earthen pots were snapped up at Little India in Jalan Lahat recently.' Shoppers had the choice to either buy the plain pots [...]
Just in case you didn't know, today is Boxing Day - nothing to do with the actual sport, but rather it's the day where gifts are exchanged and opened. In [...]
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With Christmas just around the corner, we thought we'd share this picture (from Larry Sawyer) with all of you. This is a scene from Kampar - where Santa came to [...]
picture courtesy of: Alison Cotterill (nee Caldwell) This picture is from the Caldwell family album - showing the Caldwells at a local wedding. Does anyone recognise the newly weds?
(courtesy of Larry Sawyer) All you Philatelists out there may remember this First Day Cover (or even have it in your collection!). Yes, this one came out back in 1957 [...]
Ruth Iversen Rollitt (our donor) tells us that there was a time when F&N supplied swings and slides for birthday parties! I didn't know this, did YOU? Did F&N bring [...]
We at ipohWorld extend our warmest greetings to all our Muslim Readers - Selamat Hari Raya; Maaf Zahir dan Batin.
It's Party time again! ~ Come & CELEBRATE! our fun & wonderful years of Life & Friendship Together! - *Saturday, August 2nd, 2014* *@ Kinta Riverfront Hotel & Suites, Ipoh.* [...]
Situated at 2A Market Square, Taiping, this is the project of Tan Kok Siew (Kapitan Antiques) who has leased this old house and filled two floors with antiques and collectables [...]
From the pictures, we think that this float was one of the many at a Merdeka Parade back in 1967. Does anyone remember this parade? If you do, where was [...]
We've heard about and have even watched many famous operas. To some fans, it doesn't matter what if said operas were not in English! Today, we'd like to know if [...]
...St Bernadette's Convent (in Batu Gajah) had a charity event for the victims of the Turkish earthquake? Here's a photograph to jog your memory (see below) We were told that [...]
Want to do something different this year for Earth Hour? How about joining this fund-raising event? (click poster above to enlarge) Part of the proceeds of the ticket sales will [...]
Despite Ipoh’s long romance with all things food-related and the abundance of hotels, restaurants and clubs in town, Ipoh has never before taken part in the international tradition of [...]
Here's a Christmas wish, printed on a movie poster, from Rex Cinema in Ipoh. Any fans of Jane Russell and/or Jeanne Crain out there? Did the songs in this movie [...]
A (Medieval) Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols International choir CANTUS MUSICUS and Jusz Kidz Children's Choir will present an Advent service of THE FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS & CAROLS [...]
The girl in the picture seems overjoyed as she poses with her birthday cake and presents. Notice the presents on the table: biscuits, prunes and a mock iron. I vaguely [...]
Here's the 4th installment in IpohBornKid's series. The picture (circa 1958) shows a little boy in brand new clothes - specially worn for Chinese New Year. In the background is the [...]
These pictures were sent to us by Lam Lai Meng, an Alumni of MGS. This first picture needs no explanation. The second picture was taken at the Regal Lodge, Ipoh. [...]
During the past weeks we've had hints about an up-coming reunion for the ACS and MGS Alumni. Here's the official advertisement. As stated in the poster, this event is scheduled [...]
Sometime ago, we featured a Unique Wedding photograph on our blog. Well, IpohBornKid has sent us a copy of the certificate from that wedding (see picture below). IpohBornKid was also [...]
Suffice to say, the picture explains it all :) I especially like the doll attached to the hood of the car (which is rarely seen today). Well IpohWorld fans: do you [...]
.....folks in Ipoh witnessed the 9-Goddess Celebrations. The procession passed through one of Ipoh's busiest roads, back in 1982/83. As you can see in this picture, they are passing by [...]