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Wednesday, 15 June 2016 12:03

Artisan MarketDate: Week Beginning Friday June 17th

The second Artisan Market takes place this Sunday 19th afternoon. Penang is rich with culture and heritage, but, traditional artisans are finding it hard to sustain their trades and pass on their knowledge. This market enables the public to watch, support and buy from a wooden deity carver, a clay potter, a rattan weaver, a traditional lantern maker, a seal engraver, a batik artist and others.

On Saturday 18th, the Penang Philharmonic Orchestra, with guest conductor Ciaran McAuley of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra plays Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Schumann in Beethoven's 4. Hin Bus Depot's free film screening this week on Tuesday 21st is the classic French animated comedy film, The...

Ramadan Bazaar 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 June 2016 13:22

Ramadan BazaarDate: 7 June – 5 July

Time: 4.30pm - 7.30pm

Venue: Various locations

*See below for the updated list of Ramadan bazaars in Penang (written in Malay)

During the Muslim fasting month, a sumptuous array of local delicacies, festive cookies, traditional Malay clothing and religious items will be sold at a month-long evening Ramadan Bazaar. A jovial mood pervades the bazaar as people go about their merry business of shopping for food to ‘break fast’ and also to hunt for the best...

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 June 2016 13:44
Penang Welcomes over 4,000 Guests on Billion-Dollar Smartship Ovation of the Seas’ Maiden Call PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 June 2016 13:16

Ovation of the SeasPenang welcomed one of Royal Caribbean International’s newest billion-dollar smartship Ovation of the Seas on the 7 of June, becoming the first port-of-call for the ship in Southeast Asia. She is also carrying the highest number of guests ever onboard a cruise ship calling at Penang, totalling 4,091 guests from around the world.

The ship is on a 14-night cruise from Dubai to Singapore which has also called at Muscat and Cochin. To celebrate the maiden call, a plaque and key ceremony was...

Party Lorong 4 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 June 2016 13:12

TUG-poster-A3-B1Date: 11-12 June 2016

Time: 10.00am – 7.00pm

Venue: Hin Bus Depot

Party Lorong promotes local and regional handmade crafts and artworks, and support the rebranding of traditional forms or art and crafts.

This year’s edition of Party Lorong will advance the vision even further by providing a platform for interactive learning between artists and craftspeople as well as for public through dedicated workshops, talks and sharing sessions.

Party Lorong presents as an art market showcase...

Last Updated on Friday, 10 June 2016 15:03
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Thursday, 09 June 2016 13:08

SteinwayDate: Week Beginning Friday June 10th

Be amazed this weekend by the extraordinary talent of Malaysia's young pianists in the 3rd Steinway Malaysia Youth Piano Competition 2016. Eleven young talented pianists aged 8-17 will compete in the semi-final on Saturday 11th, and final on Sunday 12th. 

For more details on these and other events happening this week in Penang, please visit For more on our recommendations, please...

Hong Kong tourists arrive solely for Durian feasting PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 June 2016 12:00

13312672 1936692589890400 8747241636771826723 nVenue: George Town, Penang

The start of the durian season brings droves of visitors to Penang from all over the country and even overseas. Savor fresh durians categorized according to grades as well as sumptuous delicacies made from durians. Although it is an acquired taste for the uninitiated, this controversial fruit will win the hearts of those who are brave enough to try.

One of the tour companies in Hong Kong, EGL Tours, a pioneer in packaging tours with durians has been promoting its...

The 1st International Southeast Asia Scale Hobby Show PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 June 2016 11:58

 DSC0453qDate: 4 & 5 June

Time: 10.00am – 5.00pm

Venue: Cititel Penang

Malaysia Scale Hobby Show is brought to you by World Hobby Miniatures, Plamo Aces Scale Modelling Group and Hong Kong Model. The organizer is dedicated to the promotion of scale hobby modelling to enable all hobbyists from the South East Asia Region and other parts of the world to get together and enjoy the enriching hobby of model building.

The existing hobby shows around the world like “Scale Model World” is being held...

Inviting children to be a part of LEGO® CITY ADVENTURES PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 June 2016 11:53

2Date: 31 May – 12 June 2016

Time: 10.30am to 10.30pm

Venue: GF Centre Atrium, Queensbay Mall in Penang

LEGO® Malaysia will be unveiling the latest addition to its popular LEGO® CITY portfolio with the launch of LEGO® CITY ADVENTURES – A World Inspired by Imagination at the GF Centre Atrium of Queensbay Mall in Penang. Scheduled from 10:30 am to 10:30 pm every day from 31 May 2016 to 12 June 2016, the activity will offer LEGO® enthusiasts and young builders an opportunity to explore...

Greyson Chance Returns to Malaysia for “Comeback” Showcase PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 June 2016 11:50

greysonDate: 22 June 2016

Time: 8:30pm

Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall

Singer/songwriter Greyson Chance will be gracing Malaysian shores after four years for a “comeback” showcase. After a long hiatus, Greyson is back with a brand new image, sound, as well as a new EP, and Malaysia is more than thrilled to welcome him yet again.

Greyson Chance found stardom through YouTube with a cover of Lady Gaga’s ‘Paparazzi’, which garnered close to 55 million views on YouTube and earned him 2.5 million...

Penang Free Sheet Proposes PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 June 2016 11:48

Syiok SendiriDate: Week Beginning Friday June 3rd

The latest installment of Penang's hilarious, very original and very Penang, comedy show, Syiok Sendiri: Tipah and Friends, begins its run of five performances for adults only on Friday 3rd. The French Film Festival also starts on Friday, with screenings of the best of France's films (with English subtitles) every day.

The Pulau Tikus Mini Guitar Festival wraps up that same evening, with a concert featuring performers from Japan, Thailand, and Malaysia...

Penang Durian Festival 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 15:32

flyers durian Billboard 15x201Date: 20 May – 12 June

Time: 11.00am – 8.00pm

Venue: Serindit Road, Jawi River, South Seberang Perai (next to Jawi District Police Headquaters)

Jawi Assemblyman YB Soon Lip Chee with the support of the Penang State Tourism committee is organizing a state-level Durian Festival at Jalan Serindit, Sungai Jawi, not far from the Jawi toll exit. The festival opens daily from 11.00am to 8.00pm.

Jawi durian, "Ochee" are among the big names featured at the durian festival, the other durians at...

Auto-City Carnival 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 15:31

autocity carnival-010Date: 3 - 5 June

Time: 4.00pm onward

Venue: Auto-City, Prai

It’s the time of the year again Auto-City will host its signature Auto-City Carnival! Yearly, the event has attracted up to over 60,000 individuals and car enthusiasts from both local and foreign states with all its interesting and entertaining automotive-oriented programs. Besides, family-oriented programs are also held to special cater for families and children.

Many proud owners of their beautifully modified cars will be...

Czech Castles Exhibition in Penang PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 15:25

Czech Castles Promo1Date: May 26th – June 30th, 2016

Time: 9.00am – 6.00pm

Venue: The Star Pitt St. Gallery, 15 Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in cooperation with the National Museum of the Czech Republic and George Town World Heritage Incorporated will stage a unique exhibition of Czech castles in George Town, Penang from May 26th to June 30th, 2016. The exhibition will be officially launched on May 26th in The Star Pitt St. Gallery with the presence of Chief...

Last Updated on Friday, 27 May 2016 10:38
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