Perak to throw Vaisakhi Mela on April 28

Perak Mentri Besar expected to open state-level Vaisakhi fair on 28 April (Sunday) at Dataran MBI, Ipoh


By Asia Samachar Team | MALAYSIA |

British bhangra band Heera and Punjabi singer/actress Sunanda Sharma are among the star attractions at the Perak state-level Vaisakhi fair on 28 April (Sunday).

Supported by the Perak state government, the evening fair called Vesaki Mela 2019 promises free food and live performances. Entry is free for the event at Dataran MBI in Ipoh from 3pm to 9pm.

Perak Mentri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu is scheduled to declare open the event. State exco member A Sivanesan is also expected to attend.

The event organising committee is chaired by Baldip Singh Randhawa, who is the PKR Perak vice chairman, with Jaginder Singh Raipatti from Khalsa Diwan Malaysia as the deputy chairman. PKR is one of the Pakatan Harapan coalition partners ruling both the Federal government as well as the Perak state government.

Among the highlights of the event include cultural exhibitions, information booths, cars and bike exhibition and turban tying workshop. Traditional Punjabi sweets, snacks, drinks and food will be served, according to a media statement emailed to Asia Samachar.

Perak state-level Vaisakhi Mela 2019


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  1. I wonder if some people will do Bhangra or meal or party if their own who have pass on n celebrate with party alcohol Bhangra etc
    Why mix religion with cultural