Ipoh Old Town Wall Art Mural
Nowadays, Ipoh Old Town Wall Art Mural becomes the new attraction in the Ipoh city. Ipoh was a town full of historical buildings and a lot of delicious food. It’s also my hometown, I’m born here. I’m proud to introduce to you my hometown. Now Ipoh also known as one of the Best in Asia by Lonely Planet.
The person brings us the drawing is Ernest Zacharevic. The same man who painted murals on walls along the streets of Penang’s Georgetown, Ernest Zacharevic. Now the town is calling the “Art of Oldtown”. The Ipoh Old Town is the place originate of the white coffee, it’s also call “Ipoh Oldtown White Coffee”. Ernest was drawn seven art murals on the Ipoh Oldtown. The murals do relive a sense of nostalgic moments related to Ipoh’s heritage and culture.
The seven Ipoh Old Town Wall Art Mural, which were Hummingbird, Old Uncle with White Coffee, Paper Plane, Girl with Stool and Birdcage, Kopi-O, Trishaw and Evolution. The inspiration of Zacharevic is come from his journey throughout the country. He tries to keep each art piece unique, which to tell about the heritage and history of the city.
The local art teacher, Mr. Eric Lai, who founded the art school “Artgene Studio”. He and his student had completed a lot of wall murals in this old town. And this wall murals continue updating, every time I go home also will fine some new drawing from different places. So this teacher continues to let’s this small town become more beautiful and attract so many tourists to visit here. Normally, the visitor always wanted to find all the wall mural as a collection.
If you have change to come Ipoh, you must try the local food, especially “Ipoh Oldtown White Coffee”. Nearby the wall murals there can find so much of the old style restaurant, every morning the people like to having breakfast with white coffee, I’m sure you will like every thing here.