In the opening speech of the President Dato Dr Majumder, she thank YB Dato Hamidah for supporting the society financially and that the Society has made an impact in Perak with our monthly show and has promoted orchid not only as a source of pleasure and revenue to many but also has attracted many tourists to come to visit Perak. In order to attract more tourist to Perak the Society will be organising an International Orchid Show in Kelly Castle Batu Gajah to coincide with the World Orchid Conference in November 2011 with the aim to encourage participants going to the WOC to extend there trip and come to Perak to see this show.
The show attracted over 340 enteries, in 41 classes, a respectable figure. considering the prolonged dry hot weather especially in the State of Perak.
The Best Plant of the Show and Best Runner Up were both won by My Sin Chan Wah of Cameron Highlands with his respective entry of Epi pereromia and Gongora scaphephorus
Best Species went to Mr Lawrence Tang from Sungei Patani with his entry of Phalaenopsis bellina 'Blue' a showy plant with six bloom'
A few foreigners and tourist visited our show. Mr Petiot Gerard a professional photographer was seen taking photographs of the best plants. Two of them are reproduced with his written consent and we request that whoever wants to use his photographs must first get his permission through us. Another couple from England was also seen in our show. Our Deputy President Mr Leong Tuck Lock (center) is seen here together with Mr Fletcher and Donna Baylis.
Mr Antony Steel from Australia is seen here with his brother-in-law Mr Gavin Tang