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Just mention the word Penang, and many thoughts come to mind. Either it’s the great beaches and seaside or heritage and historical elements; however the ultimate thing that would strike anyone’s mind would be the great Penang ...

Penang Pesta Chingay Parade

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Penang Bridge Half Marathon 2015

Fort Cornwallis is  an old fort built in star-shaped formation situated on part of  Lot 29, 30 and 31 Seksyen 24,  North East District, George Town. It was built  by ...
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Getting to Penang

Just mention the word Penang, and many thoughts come ...

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Penang Pesta Chingay Parade

Penang Pesta Chingay Parade...

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Penang Dragon Boat 2015

Penang Dragon Boat 2015...

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Penang World Music Festival 2015

Penang World Music Festival 2015...

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Penang Bridge Half Marathon 2015

Fort Cornwallis is  an old for...

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Lucky Draw for Penang Bridge Half Marathon (PBHM) 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 17 April 2015 18:51

pBIMWDate: 14 June 2015

Venue: Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Bridge (Second Penang Bridge)

The inaugural Penang Bridge Half Marathon (PBHM) 2015 will be held for the first time on 14 June 2015 at the Second Penang Bridge in conjunction with the AIMS Asia-Pacific Conference which will be held on the 12-13 June 2015. All marathons around the world must received support from the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) if you want to organize a marathon. Penang is the first country in Asia to host the conference where other Asian countries such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Japan never had such opportunities.

There will be two categories available for this new event which is the half marathon (21km) and...

SEMI Southeast Asia Event (SEMICON Southeast Asia Show) PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 17 April 2015 18:46

SEMICON1Date: 22-24 April 2015


Venue: SPICE Arena Penang


SEMI is a global non-profit association, with about 1,900 corporate memberships, that serves to focus on facilitating the development and growth of the microelectronics, semiconductor and solar industries. SEMI worked through these missions by spearheading global initiatives in the form of Market Research Reports, Conferences, Workshops, Technical Support Committee, and Government Advocacy and also via SEMICON Trade Shows around the...

Penang State Museum 50th Anniversary Celebration PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 17 April 2015 18:41

MUSIUMDate: 27 April-3 May 2015

Time: 9.00am-6.00pm


Penang State Museum will be celebrating its 50th anniversary from 27th April to 3rd May 2015, 9am - 6pm at No.57, Macalister Road. Entrance is Free throughout the week.

In conjunction with the celebration,  interesting and fun activities will be conducted, including unique exhibitions.

There will be a special exhibition of 1,200 letters obtained from the University of London , which includes letters between Malay Rulers and...

Just for the Love of It- Popular Music in Penang 1930s-1960s PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 17 April 2015 18:40

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Venue: Star Pitt Street, 1st Floor

Come join us at the month-long exhibition of JUST FOR THE LOVE OF IT – Penang’s Popular Music 1930s – 1960s!

The exhibition displays an array of Penang’s popular music by locating the wonderful stories of the musicians and the bands within the context of Penang’s overall history. It is a beautifully and creatively designed exhibition, extensively illustrated with photographs and advertisements and other graphics...

Penang World Music Festival 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 10 April 2015 11:30

PWMF 2015Date: 11 & 12 April 2015

Time: 6.00pm-12.00am

Venue: Esplanade, Penang

Experience two nights of global music and culture! The Penang World Music Festival (PWMF 2015) returns on the 11th & 12th of April 2015, this time at the iconic Esplanade in George Town, Penang. Enjoy stellar performances by international musicians from Spain, Germany, South Africa,India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Estonia and Malaysia!

Listen to musical stories from the four corners of the world. Marvel at the fusion of...

Penang Fashion Week PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 10 April 2015 11:29

penang fashion week showlist-01 editDate: 18-26 April 2015

Venue: St. Jo’s Level 1, Gurney Paragon Mall         

Theme: The Pearl of Fashion

Gurney Paragon Mall will be transformed into the very epicenter of trendy fashion craftsmanship. The mall, along with the state government of Penang will be holding ‘Penang Fashion Week 2015’. Aptly themed ‘The Pearl Of Fashion’, the overall concept revolves around the ambience of the deep blue sea, complemented with pearls, shells, mermaids and sea elements for that...

53rd Multiple District 308 Lions Convention PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 10 April 2015 11:17

Lions ConventionDate: 16-19 April

Venue: Equatorial Hotel

Multiple District 308 Lions Convention (which comprises of 4 sub-districts 308A1, A2, B1, B2 in three countries, namely Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore) is held in the month of April annually. More than 2,000 delegates are expected to attend this annual convention.

The event constitutes the annual meeting of the Multiple District. Some of the activities held during the convention include the opening ceremony, voting on constitution amendments...

Vaisakhi Fest 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 10 April 2015 11:08

Vaisakhi-1-105Vaisakhi Fest 2015

Date : Saturday, 18th April 2015.
Time : 6.00pm – 11.00pm
Venue : Penang Times Square, Penang.

The Persatuan Wadda Gurdwara Sahib Penang in collaboration with the Sikh Naujawan Sabha Malaysia (Penang Branch) and with the backing of The Penang State Government shall be organizing a state level Vaisakhi Fest 2015 with an aim of celebrating this glorious occasion with fellow Malaysians from all walks of life and visiting foreign tourist. This year, there is a special...

Travel the World with Penang World Music Festival 2015! PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 20 March 2015 09:46

Dizu Plaatjies- South AfricaDate: 11 & 12 April 2015

Time: Workshop – 2pm- 5pm

Night Concert- 6.00pm-12 midnight

Venue: The Esplanade (Padang Kota Lama)

The Penang World Music Festival (PWMF 2015) will be returning on the 11th & 12th of April 2015. The festival has been organized by the Penang State Tourism since 2012. For the very first time this year, the festival will be held at the center of our UNESCO Heritage City; the Esplanade.

Enjoy stellar performances by 12 international musicians ; Dizu Plaatjies from...

Chap Goh Meh Celebration PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 26 February 2015 18:13

chap15Date: 5 March 2015

Time: 6.30pm – 11.30pm

Venue: Penang Esplanade

Every year, the Penang State Government organizes a Chap Goh Meh celebration for the public with cultural performances and games.

The Chap Goh Meh celebration will begin with a customary mandarin tossing ceremony officiated by the Penang Chief Minister, His Honourable Mr Lim Guan Eng. This will be followed by dance performances by schools, Baba and Nyonya performances by Baba Johnny Chee & Golden Girls and the Sayang...

Last Updated on Monday, 06 April 2015 18:22
Hotel Neo+ now opened in Penang! PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 20 March 2015 09:39


68, Jalan Gurdwara,
10300 Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia
Tel: 604-2551000
Fax: 604-2631003

Hotel NEO +, operated by the Indonesian brand Archipelago International, is now Opened. The hotel was previously called Hotel Grand Continental.

Hotel NEO+ Penang offers a 100% smoke-free environment – one of the defining features of NEO Hotels that ranks them as the first and only 100% non-smoking select service hotel brand. NEOs also offer guest rooms with a full set of amenities and...

Festival of India 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 20 March 2015 09:35

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Organized by the Indian High Commission with the support of the Penangt State Government, the inaugural Festival of India is set to educate and dazzle.

There are four events to be held in Penang which starts from 15 March until 19 April 2015 .These events are the Photo Exhibition of Chola Temples of India, IT & Space Multimedia Exhibition and Malayalam Film Festival on 25 April. These events which are being organized in several cities across the country...

World Poetry Day PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 20 March 2015 09:19

11037654 796688843753817 7096332877110105542 oDate: 21 March 2015

Venue: Whiteways Arcade

This year's celebration of World Poetry Day falls on Saturday 21 March.

Below are the programme for World Poetry Day in Penang:

Page to Stage
From writing to performing, this 3-hour workshop by Sheena Baharudin aims to get its participants' hands dirty with the mechanics of spoken word poetry.
Time: 10am - 1.30pm
Venue: Lightbox (above DiGi)

Screenings of poetry-inspired films
An eclectic  selection of films from aroound the globe...

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