You may get to visit Lat's 'Kampung Boy' house in Perak soon


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  • Thursday, 21 May 2020

Lat standing beside Rumah Lat Dan Galeri, a project near Ipoh in Perak that has been delayed by the pandemic outbreak. A launch date will be announced in the coming months. Photo: Handout

Remember the house in Lat’s beloved graphic novel The Kampung Boy?

The actual house in Batu Gajah, Perak, is long gone, but a reconstructed version – located some 30 minutes away from the village the artist grew up in – will be open to the public later this year.

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