“Returning Taiping” Exhibition and Book Launch

Dear PHS Members and Friends,

The long-awaited event is finally going to happen!

We can car-pool and organize a PHS delegation. Or you may join us in Taiping.

Specials at the Book Fair:
‘Returning Taiping’, published by the UM-NUS JSP 2010;
‘Perak Postcards 1890s-1940s’, Areca Books.

See below for the day’s programme.
(Do check from time to time for any new changes.)

All are welcome. Admissions FREE.



Exhibition Opening and Book Launch

The Exhibition is presented by University of Malaya & National University of Singapore Joint Sudio Programme 2010.

The UM-NUS Joint Studio studies shophouses in their historic urban contexts, with architectural exercises and social documentation.

Date Saturday, 26 Feb 2011
Venue 81, Jalan Kota , Taiping


8.00-11.30 a.m.
Heritage Walk guided by Lee Eng Kew and Teoh Chee Keong

11.30-12.30 p.m.
‘Returning Taiping’ Book Launch and Exhibition Opening

12.30-1.30 p.m.
Media Interviews with Q & A
Refreshment: local specialty Ho Ka Sai and other food
Book Fair with publishers Areca Books, Nanyang Folk Culture, Lee Eng Kew, Bee Ah Photography – Old Taiping Photos

1.30-3.30 p.m.
Heritage Workshop: Taiping Heritage and Conservation, by Teoh Chee Keong

7.30-8.30 p.m.
Film Screening: Baba Kew

8.30-9.30 p.m.
Public Talk: Ng Boo Bee and Taiping by Lee Eng Kew

For enquiry, kindly contact Teoh Chee Keong:
teohcheekeong@gmail.com or +60163455710


2 Responses to ““Returning Taiping” Exhibition and Book Launch”

  1. 1 legend March 28, 2011 at 11:11 am

    How can I order a copy of the book?

    Tiger Adnan Haris
    Old Edwardian (90-94)
    Shah Alam, Selangor DE.

  2. 2 perakheritage April 1, 2011 at 10:41 pm

    Hi legend, please go to the blog ‘Mapping Taiping Heritage’ for details of the book. Thanks for dropping by.

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