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Penang Fair in Bandung, Indonesia PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 27 August 2015 16:41

IMG 14521Penang Centre of Education Tourism (PCET), in partnership with Penang State Government has organized a “Penang Fair” in Bandung, Indonesia on 22 August 2015.

The delegation of 25 persons was lead by YB Danny Law Heng Kiang, EXCO for Tourism Development, YB Afif Bahardin EXCO for Agriculture, and Agro-based Industry, Rural Development and Health and YB Lim Hock Seng EXCO for Public Works, Utilities and Transportation Agriculture.

The fair was also attended by representatives of Loh Guan Lye Hospital, Adventists Hospital and the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) Penang Chapter.

The purpose of Penang Fair was to promote and recognize Penang as a centre for tourism excellence and to initiate collaboration with the hospitality and...

58th Merdeka Day Celebration PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 27 August 2015 16:37

merdeka3Date: 31st August 2015

Venue: Jalan Bandar Utama, Bandar Perda

Time: 8.30 am

The Penang State Government is organizing a Merdeka Day Parade on the 31st of August 2015, 8.30 am at Jalan Bandar Utama, Bandar Perda. The event is held to celebrate the Independence of Malaya, 58 years ago.

 The theme for this year's Merdeka celebration is "Sehati, Sejiwa" (One heart, One soul) 

85 contigents representating various government agencies such as the State Secretary, JKR, MPPP, MPSP, District...

Little Nyonya Confessions, Photography + Illustration Exhibition PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 27 August 2015 16:34

Otherhalf Little Nyonya Confessions PromotionsDate: 22-30 August

Time: 11.00am - 5.00pm (Mon-Thurs), 11.00am - 8.00pm (Fri-Sun)

Venue: U Hotel, Penang

Homegrown Penang artists Otherhalf will exhibit their first mixed media art show at U Hotel, Penang from 22nd to 30th August 2015. Held during the month of the Georgetown Festival, the Peranakan-themed exhibition is the first collaboration between photographer Sumay Cheah and illustrator Artyguava, collectively known as Otherhalf.

The exhibition, entitled ‘Little Nyonya...

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2015 16:40
George Town Festival 2015 Makes Art Accessible for All with ATM @ Beach Street PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 27 August 2015 16:33

atm-dlflyer-1-socialmediaDate: 30 August

Time: 4.00pm-11.00pm

Venue: Beach Street

After a month of highly praised performances and exhibitions, the 2015 George Town Festival will celebrate the end of another great year with a day-long street event on August 30. Like last year’s hugely successful Victoria & Armenian Street Project, ATM @ Beach Street or All Things Malaysian will celebrate the country’s rich heritage and culture, both past and present, by filling the heritage enclave with more than a dozen...

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2015 17:47
P.Ramlee The Musical Tour “Dari Penang Ke Singapura” PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 27 August 2015 16:27

IMG 7067lDate & Time:     28 August 2015 – 8.00pm

29 August 2015 – 3.00pm

29 August 2015 – 8.00pm

30 August 2015 – 3.00pm

Venue: Dewan Sri Pinang, Penang.

P.Ramlee the Musical has performed for 3 successful and critically acclaimed seasons in KL, 1 season in Kuching and 1 in Singapore. The Musical successfully made 81,500 audiences laugh and cry and won 8 awards at the Boh Cameronian Arts Awards for Musical Theatre, including Best Director, Best Set Design, Best Music & Sound Design...

Penang Boria Festival 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 14:11

BoriaDate: 21-22 August

Time: 8.30am to 11.00pm

Venue: Fort Cornwallis, Penang


The National Department Of Cultural & Arts in conjunction with the MyFest 2015 will be organizing Festival Of Boria 2015 from the 21 to 22 August 2015, 9.30 pm-11.00pm at Fort Cornwallis, Padang Kota Lama, Penang. The event will be inaugurated by His Excellency Tun Dato' Paduka Seri Utama Dr. Haji Abdul Rahman B. Hj Abbas, The Governor Of Penang.

Boria is a very special art form, unique only to...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 17:18
Penang Hungry Ghost Festival 2015- Puppet Shows & Opera Performances PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 13:59

gheditDate: 14 August- 12 September

Time: 7.30pm to 11.00pm

Venue: Along the streets of Penang

The month long annual Hungry Ghost Festival this year falls on the 14th August – 12th September 2015. Various prayers, religious activities, opera performances and puppet theaters will be conducted throughout the month at various venues as shown in the schedule.

Some of the highlights are Teochew and Hokkien Puppet Show and Opera performances. Elaborate costumes and make-up, exaggerated expressions...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 14:06
Line-Up of George Town Festival Events PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 13:55

GTFComing up next: Slow Sound of Snow & AM I

Slow Sound of Snow – Best Directing, Roma Teatro Festival 2014

Date: 21 August - 22 August

Time: 8:30PM - 9:40PM

Venue: MBPP Town Hall

Joe Sidek Productions and George Town Festival 2015 will be hosting Tehran, Iran’s Hole in the Wall Theatre Group as they put on their newest experimental production, Slow Sound of Snow. The play takes place inside a small Iranian house in the midst of a terrible snowstorm, which could bring an avalanche upon...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 13:58
Merdeka Dance Workshop by Penang Modern Dance Ensemble (Euphoria) - “The Colors of Our Rasas, Inspiring the Future” PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 13:50

euphoriaDate: 22 August 2015

Time: 4.00pm – 6.00pm

Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall, Level 6 (Outdoor Area)

Rasa expresses similar meaning in Bahasa Malaysia and in the Indian aesthetics as flavor, sentiments, or emotions. The dance will journey through various Rasas in a vibrant and moving dance medley that takes us back in time to reminisce our past, our stories, and how Penang have developed and now progressing forward to the future. It is a dance that promotes Penang’s Specialty, especially our...

Udini Square is Now Opened! PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 13 August 2015 14:23

udiniVenue: Udini Square

Udini Square, a contemporary lifestyle mall located in MetroEast, the heart of Gelugor, Penang, officially opened its doors today. Udini Square is the newest addition to IJM Land Berhad’s portfolio of commercial cum retail mall in Penang

Centrally located in a mature township in one of Penang's most prime locations, just minutes away from the Penang Bridge, the Penang International Airport, the Industrial Zone as well as George Town city centre via the Tun Dr Lim Chong...

Last Updated on Friday, 14 August 2015 16:23
Arts & Culture Celebration PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 13 August 2015 14:16

Arts  Culture1Date: 4 July - 31 August

Venue: Straits Quay, Penang

The Straits Quay Retail Marina will be transformed into a vibrant arts and cultural hub in conjunction with the Hari Raya celebration and George Town Heritage Festival.

Various programmes have been lined up from this week until next month, with the Straits Quay floating stage coming alive on Sunday evenings with specially-lined up music performances to entertain the crowd.

Showcasing the multicultural tradition and heritage of Malaysia...

Olive Tree Hotel Introductory Rate! PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 13 August 2015 13:58

Olive-CollageVenue: Olive Tree Hotel (Bayan Lepas, opposite SPICE)

Olive Tree Hotel promises comfortable and relaxing stay with an introductory rate of only RM250+ whether you’re here for fun or for work. What’s more? Olive Tree Hotel will be the official hotel for upcoming Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon (APBIM) on 22 November. Participants may want to check out the new hotel that comes with lots of facilities and services including souvenir and gifts shop, business centre, complimentary...

Penang Hungry Ghost Festival 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 13 August 2015 13:54

hungry ghost festivaslDate: 14 August – 12 September

The Hungry Ghost Festival which falls during the Seventh Lunar Month is celebrated on a grand scale in Penang. During this month, it is believed that the Gates of Hell are thrown open for spirits and ghosts from nether world to roam freely in search for food.

Thus, makeshift altars are erected at roadsides where giant joss sticks are lit and food is offered to appease their hunger. Staged opera performances and puppet shows are also conducted at these venues...

Last Updated on Friday, 14 August 2015 16:22
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