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To fully immerse yourself in the Kelantan arts scene you are going to need your walking boots because the Kelantan heritage trail is focused on the state capital with more than 20 cultural tourist attractions in walking distance within the realms of the city centre to feast your eyes upon.
Kelantan is one cultural trip you do not want to miss and a great place to start is the Cultural Centre on Jalan Mahmud in Kota Bharu where you can see traditional performances such as shadow puppetry, Silat (Malay martial arts), top-spinning, giant kite flying and traditional Malay music and dance.
2011 saw a major boost to the art scene of Kelantan and Terengganu when the government through the ministry of culture announced a RM200 allocation of funds to help promote the traditional arts of both east coast states.
Mohd Daud Yusoff has dedicated his entire life to his craft producing beautiful silver items for illustrious overseas customers as well as government organisations and high worth individuals in Malaysia.
Through his company DY Silvercraft he has successfully carved out a niche market in his home town Kota Bharu and in his role as Master Craftsman he is keen to pass on both his knowledge and silvercraft skills to the next generation of budding silver craftsmen.
The Kelantan Arts Scene
Kelantan has long had a close association with the silver industry and Kota Bharu is home to one master craftsman who has recently been recognised by the Malaysian Handicraft Organisation for his creative artistic influence on the silvercraft industry of Malaysia.