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Having a reputation as a food paradise, be it haute cuisine, or cuisine bourgeoise (hawker fare), Penang offers a heady and exotic mix of delicious cuisine to choose from. In a word, Penang food is both famous and fabulous. When people mention Penang ...

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Penang International Dragon Boat Festival

Event: Dragon Boat Photography Competition Date: 11th & 12th June 2011 Organiser: Penang International Dragon Boat Federation Committee Contact: 04- 650 5136/ 261 9012   The Plenitude International Dragon Boat Festival was ...

Penang World Music 2014

Penang Tourism presents two full nights of global music and culture as we bring to music lovers the next Penang World Music Festival (PWMF), to be staged on 12 and ...
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Hungry Ghost Festival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 07:27

Hungry Ghost Festival 2014 print Page 1Date: 27th July  –24th August 2014

Venue: Along the streets of Penang *refer to schedule

 The month long annual Hungry Ghost Festival this year falls on 27th July  –24th August 2014. The Chinese believe that every year, the Gates of Hell are opened for spirits and ghosts to return to earth and roam freely in search of food and to visit their living ancestors. Various prayers, religious actives, opera performances and puppet theaters will be conducted through out the month at various venues.

 Some of the highlights is the Teochew and Hokkien Puppet Show. Teochew puppet shows are rare and considered a dying art in many parts of the world, including Malaysia. However, visitors can get a chance to watch the performances at Lebuh...

Fort Cornwallis’ 228th Anniversary Celebration and Lighting Ceremony PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 August 2014 08:45

TEP1407-0114 228flyer A5 050814-01Fort Cornwallis’ 228th Anniversary Celebration and Lighting Ceremony

Date: 11 August 2014

Time: 6.00pm-10.00pm

Venue: Fort Cornwallis


Fort Cornwallis will be celebrating it’s 228th Anniversary this 11th of August 2014, organized by Eawin Berhad, the Fort’s management company.

The celebration will start from 6.00pm – 10.00pm and will be graced by Penang’s Chief Minister Y.A.B Lim Guan Eng and Y.B Dato Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, the Minister of Tourism and...

Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014 Running Clinic & Early Bird Race Pack Collection PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 07:24

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Time:     7.30 am  (Running Clinic)

                8.30am (Early Bird Race Pack Collection)

Venue: Taman Bukit Jalil (Recreational Park)

Free admission. Registration required

The second Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014 Running Clinic will be held on the 17 August  at Taman Bukit Jalil from 7.30am onwards. The Running Clinic aims to assist new and seasoned runners in preparation for the upcoming  Asics Penang Bridge...

5th International Lion Dance Competition PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 August 2014 08:56

001Date: 9 & 10 August 2014

Venue: Megamall Prai

Time:  9 Aug-   2.00pm -9.00pm

          10 Aug (Final)- 2.00pm-5.00pm

 Come and join the crowd to watch the action packed and exhilarating 5th  International Lion Dance Competition 2014 as 18 teams from all over Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia and more battle it out for the championship title with their most creative and original lion dance performance.

 The objective of the competition to promote Lion Dance as a healthy...

Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 26 July 2014 06:19

raya banner - web newsletterDate: 28 August 2014.

The Eid or commonly known as Hari Raya Aidilfitri or Hari Raya Puasa in Malaysia, is celebrated on the 1st of Syawal (according to Hijrah Calendar) to mark the end of Ramadhan.

It is a national holiday in Malaysia and this year, it falls on the 28 August 2014

In general, Hari Raya Aidilfitri is a holiday that celebrates reconciliation, reunions and renewing of relationships with others, especially family members. You may find all the air and bus tickets all over...

Hotel Equatorial Penang Offers Special Room Rates for Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon Participants PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 26 July 2014 06:05

 Hotel Equatorial Penang FacadeReigning 250 feet above sea –level, the five star Hotel Equatorial Penang which is strategically located minutes away to the Penang Bridge, Penang International airport, shopping malls and a 20 minute drive to the heritage city centre is the official hotel for the Penang International Bridge Marathon 2014.

The hotel which showcases 662 rooms and suites that are meticulously designed to make one’s stay intuitively comfortable and convenient is offering marathon runners special room rates...

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 July 2014 06:19
George Town Festival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 26 July 2014 06:00

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George Town Festival (GTF), which runs from 1-31 August, once again brings a dazzling array of international and local performances, exhibitions, and creative events that celebrates the arts and positions Penang as one of the ASEAN region’s major cultural hotspots.

GTF has earned acclaim from leading cultural bodies including the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) as well as the Motion Picture Association, who note that the festival has a “deep appreciation for how...

TimeOut Penang’s Weekly Picks PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 26 July 2014 05:57

karpal World Heritage In Japan showcases 67 photos by award-winning photographer Kazuyoshi Miyoshi. Konsert Kopitiam is a music event held at various cafes around George Town. Merging Inks is an interactive art and music event held in an intimate setting. A powerful theatre performance about Malaysia’s past, No Cover Up penetrates questions about the structures of society and ultimately, our very own humanity. Join Tim Donoghue as he launches his new and full autobiography, ‘Karpal Singh...

St. Anne’s Novena & Feast 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 July 2014 09:10

st annesDate: 25 July – 3August 2014

Venue: St Anne’s Church Bukit Mertajam

Contact: 04-538 6405


Every year, thousands of Catholic pilgrims from all over Malaysia including others countries such as Singapore and Australia  visit the Church of St Anne, Bukit Mertajam for the St. Anne's Annual Novena & Feast Day Celebration. It is one of the biggest religious celebrations in Malaysia.

The 10 day Novena brings a carnival-like atmosphere to the town of Bukit Mertajam and the church...

Penang Bon Odori Free Shuttle Service PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 11 July 2014 00:00

TRM1405 0064 Flyer 110614frontPenang’s most anticipated Japanese cultural  festival is back  this year with exciting games, mouth watering Japanese food, exotic performances and more.

The annual Bon Odori Festival will be happening on the 19 July 2014, from 6pm – 11pm. As usual, the fireworks will start at 10pm sharp.

To reduce congestion during the day , free shuttle service will be provided 6pm-11.30pm at Jalan Lim Chwee Leon to St George’s Church. Members of the public can park their cars at Prangin Mall and...

Last Updated on Monday, 14 July 2014 04:45
An Evening with Friends PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 18 July 2014 02:30

visual 1407 aewfDate: 26 July 2014 (Saturday)

Time: 8.00pm

Venue: stage 1, penangpac

Ticket price: RM 33 for ALL

Contact: 04-899 1722

Friend of Strings Chamber (FOSC) is a strings chamber forged out of true friendship. Every year, FOSC members bring forth an evening of musical rendezvous along with special invited guests whom are dear old friends. This year, FOSC is bringing their concert out of Klang valley for the very first time, to cherish their love of music, life and friendship with the classical...

Al Medina Moroccan Restaurant PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 July 2014 09:12


It is always interesting to taste something new, especially with great company

Together with a group of friends, we had a meal of rich flavours, aromas and colours of Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine at Al Medina Moroccan Restaurant.

Located in Tanjung Bungah, Penang, the house converted restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating exudes a warm welcome.

Al Medina has a menu that covers traditional dishes such as the hummus, tajines, chargrilled meats and kebabs to sweet...

Launching of Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon (APBIM) 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 11 July 2014 00:00

DSCF7195--The APBIM 2014 Running Vest and Medal was launched on 11 July 2014 at Sunway Pyramid, Petaling Jaya by Chairman of APBIM2014, YB Danny Law.

APBIM is very proud to have Asics, as the Title Sponsor the the marathon this year. Asics was the marathon’s official apparel for the last 2 years and it is one of the leading brands in sporting apparels. Asics has also supported international running events all over the world such as Japan, New York, London, Australia and many more.

For first time...

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 July 2014 08:20
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