Monday, June 23, 2014

Walking round town with Ernest Zacharevic!!!

Working at Ipoh Echo has its advantages. Although I am only a stringer, which also means a freelance reporter, I get to attend many events and functions, not forgetting press conferences. For today, I had the opportunity to attend a press conference held by Ipoh Old Town White Coffee for the completion of Ernest Zacharevic's 7 mural arts.

Everyone was given a goodie bag filled with Old Town goodies and also free flow coffee or lemon tea. The event started off with some speeches and also the unveiling of the mural art map. 
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Then, we proceeded to the press conference where we learnt so much about Ernest and how he came to Ipoh with inspirations to draw. For more information, read my article on the Ipoh Echo website.  
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Right after, we had the privilege to walk to his artworks around old town with him. I was silly to not bring any comfy shoes to change. I then walked around in my heels and succeeded in not killing myself.
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But wait... This post would then mean nothing if I did not get his picture taken with me or his autograph right? So, I managed to get a picture AND an autograph!!! (BTW, I think he is so hawt...) SELFIE!!!
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