Sunday, August 25, 2013
A new Melaka Conservation Centre has been opened by the Melaka State government at No 45, Jalan Bunga Raya, 75000 Melaka. Hopefully, owners of heritage buildings who want to renovate their premises according to heritage standards can visit this centre for information.
State Heritage and Youth Committee deputy chairman Datuk Norpipah Abdol made a tour of the Malacca Conservation Centre in Jalan Bunga Raya yesterday.
He said the centre, which began operating last Monday, was open to the public. It focused on the conservation of historical buildings and artefact.
Khamis also said the centre would be used as a venue for lectures, talks and workshops.
The centre is managed by the corporation with the cooperation of the state World Heritage Office, Malacca Historical City Council, Merlimau Polytechnic and Malacca Islamic University College.
Monday, August 19, 2013
Photographers are invited to unleash their creativity in a photographic contest for the chance to win a dream holiday to Bali, Indonesia.
Participants are require to capture the rich and unique heritage of Malacca.
The contest on August 24th. 2013 wich carries the theme Local Flavours is organised by the Avillion Hotel Group.
Contestants stand to win holidays at various destinations, spa package and a Canon camera.
The grand prize consists of a four-day, three night stay worth RM 7,050 at Villa Cinta, Sanur Beach in Bali for four people and a Canon EOS110D DSLR camera worth RM 1,699 to capture their gateway.
The other prize include free stays at the group's hotels in Idaman@Janda Baik in Pahang, Avillion Port Dickson water chalet in Negeri Sembilan, Avillion Admiral Cove executive studio in Negeri Sembilan and Avillion Legacy, Melaka.
To register, log on to www.facebook.com/avillionhotelgroup. Registration ends tomorrow.
Partipants have to pay a fee of RM 98 to enter the contest.
They will receive goodies such as a Canon Legria luggage strap, a photography talk by a Canon specialist worth RM 1,500 and lunch. By Kelly Koh, NST