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This is an official website for PORT "People Of Remarkable Talents" located in Ipoh Perak. Is an initiative from Perak State to be a "Launchpad for Perak Youth In Arts" we love to collaborate with anybody who live with passion in ARTS.
PORT is the initiative by the state government of Perak as the hub for all artists and arts enthusiast from all over Perak. Every sort of arts like dance, paint, graphic, filmography, theater, music, and more. PORT will focus on producing and helping every citizen of Perak to get recognition in their respective talents.
PORT objective is to preserve Perak’s arts and culture of Perak and give exposure to youth especially from Perak. PORT motto is ‘Unity Thru Arts’ and this is equivalent to the objective which aims to unite the whole state regardless of races through arts as a medium. Besides, through this platform will guarantee Perak’s economic growth and as well as making Perak the eyes of the world with its uniqueness.
It was established since 26th November 2011 located at No 9 & 11, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, 31400 Ipoh, Perak.
PORT is a platform to unite and bring forward those talented people specifically in creative arts. PORT Chairman is YAB Dato' Seri Ahmad Faizal Bin Dato' Haji Azumu and our Board of Directors are YB Tan Kar Hing, YB Dato’ Zainol Fadzi Bin Haji Paharuddin and YB Dato‘ Nolee Ashilin Bt. Dato’ Muhammad Radzi. They have been P.O.R.T’s major supporters when it comes to project that have been run by P.O.R.T. Thus, this is the initiative by the Perak state government for everyone who involve in the arts industry.
PORT vision is to manifest the idea of unification and as well as foregrounding the values of culture and arts and bring forth those talented youth to the world stage.
PORT is in the plan to find and identify new talent in every street and district through programs like Mai Nyenyam, PORTable, exPORT and PoP Bazaar with a hope so that it can be shared throughout in every district of Perak state. PORT also will extend it effort to prepare more spaces and platform in order to bring these talented Perak youth to the global stage. Other than that, PORTFOLIO is one of the new program to give the opportunity for Perak youth to share their opinion and passion about arts and culture. Besides, it can be exposed to community about arts and give the opportunity to art icons to sharing they experience
about arts through workshops.
Since its establishment, PORT have discovered many inspiring young talents and got recognition at the international level. These people who represented Perak had succeed to bring Perak’s dignity to the top. The list of international events including Doodle Art which was one of the competition organized by POPCON ASIA 2015 and its involved participation from ‘Pekan Kartun’ community.
Besides, Perak traditional music community also participated in International Drum and Art Festival in Kaherah, Egypt. The “Write This” Graffiti Competition was participated by Mytho, graffiti artist from Perak. Moreover, PORT had brought prominent local visual artist to launch his Puteri Pakma Book at the Frankfurt International Book Fair 2015. PORT ECCO is an ethnic contemporary band formed by PORT in 2017 which stands for Ethnic Creative Contemporary Music. One of the highest achievement that PORT ever achieved was a performance during Malaysia Food and Culture 2017 in New Delhi, India.
YAB Dato' Seri Ahmad Faizal Bin Dato' Haji Azumu
YB Encik Tan Kar Hing
YB Dato' Zainol Fadzi
Bin Haji Paharudin
YB Dato' Nolee Ashilin Bt.
Dato Ahmad Radzi