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Official Opening of Majestic Theatre Penang PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 09:27

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Venue: The Majestic Theatre Penang 

(Address: MAJESTIC THEATRE, 31 Jalan Phee Choon, 10050 George Town, Penang)

The Majestic Theatre Penang is located at the heart of George Town, within the UNESCO Heritage site. Built in 1929, Majestic Theatre which was the first cinema in Penang to screen Chinese talkies. The theatre was built by Khoo Sian Ewe who was a prominent philanthropist at that time. 

The theatre was left abandoned since 1980 and has now been restored to become a contemporary multipurpose events space. The design company behind the restoration is MOD (Ministry of Design) from Singapore who also designed Loke Thye Kee Residences.

Majestic Theatre is a very unique events space, located within a heritage...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 April 2017 09:43
Queensbay Mall Vogue for Virtue 2017: Inspiring Models to be Role Models PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 15:11

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Venue: Queensbay Mall, Penang 

This April, Queensbay Mall celebrates the fashion month with Vogue for Virtue, an annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme to help the less fortunate children. In essence, Vogue For Virtue comprises of two major highlights - the month-long Model Search and the Charity Fashion Show With Celebrities – of which all proceeds will be channeled to the official beneficiary, World Vision Malaysia.


Highlights of Vogue...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 15:20
Penang Fashion Week 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 15:08

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Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang

Under the theme Colours of Spring / Summer 2017, the 3rd edition of Penang Fashion Week 2017 will take place from 15-23 April 2017 at Gurney Paragon Mall, presenting the latest fashion trends of some of the famous brands, as well as showcasing creativity of design talents from local and abroad. The public and trade visitors can expect a series of delightful catwalks shows, realising Penang Fashion Week’s objective to bring...

Penang International Food Festival PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 15:04

generic-01Date:  15 – 30 April

Venue:  Lebuh Pantai, Jalan Kelawai and Gurney Paragon Mall

The inaugural Penang International Food Festival (PIFF2017) of sizzling food and culture will be held over 16 days from the 15th to 30th April 2017 where its main venues are at Lebuh Pantai, Jalan Kelawai and Gurney Paragon Mall.

Visitors can experience and indulge in Penang’s famed food and culture. Each weekend will have a theme, namely, ‘Savour the Past’, ‘Enjoy the Present’ and ‘Relish the...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 15:08
POPULAR’s “Peraduan Jom Cuti Ke Penang” (“Let’s Holiday in Penang”) PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 March 2017 11:49

POS -NEW Rearrange-01editPenang is famed as a food-lover’s paradise. Consisting of 220 full-colour pages, and packed from cover-to-cover with 101 Penang recipes (prepared in the style of the author himself), this bilingual book (English & Malay) is meant to serve as an ‘encyclopedia’ of sorts, where the location of dozens of eateries in Penang are concerned.

A POPULAR-exclusive priced at only RM29.90, it also provides readers with an interesting narrative into Penang’s rich history. Join Chef Hussin Khan...

WTCF Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference in Penang PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 18:08

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Venue: Setia SPICE Convention Centre & Hotel Equatorial Penang

Penang State Tourism Development Committee and World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) will be organizing the WTCF Asia - Pacific Tourism Conference on 26 & 27 March 2017 at Setia SPICE Convention Centre and Hotel Equatorial Penang, Malaysia.

The theme of the WTCF Asia - Pacific Tourism Conference is “One Belt One Road: Development of Tourism Corridor and City Hub with the objective of exchanging views to...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 18:28
St. Patrick's Festival 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 18:01

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Venue  :          E&O Hotel and Straits Quay

Organised by the Penang Irish Association, the Penang St. Patrick's Festival celebrates the very best of Irish culture and traditions. The four-day festival will showcase a musical 'The Clash of Kings at Clontarf', parade, exhibition, a live concert and performances from Ireland.

St. Patrick's Day Parades are held in 160 countries worldwide and the event helps promote Irish culture and puts...

Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM) 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 17:42

PBIM 2016 83editedPenang State Tourism Development Committee has begun to organize PBIM 2017, which will be held on 26 November 2017. In year 2017, PBIM Committee is targeting a total of 35,000 from both local and overseas. 

We had reached almost 17,000 participants since the registration started on 16 February 2017. However,   Stage 1 registration fee is now applicable for each category as below:

Full Marathon          : RM 90

Half Marathon          : RM 70

10KM Junior            : RM...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 18:07
Chinese New Year Celebration 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 11:02

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Chinese New Year is celebrated on the first day of the Lunar Calendar with each year ushering in a zodiac animal ruling sign. 2017 is the year of the Rooster. As Penang is the home of a sizable Chinese population, Chinese New Year is one of the most significant celebrations here. Celebrations usually start on the eve of Chinese New Year where family members gather for a Reunion Dinner to enjoy traditional Chinese delicacies. Public is invited to be part of the...

Pai Ti Kong Festival 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 10:54

Pai Ti Kong

Date: 4 February

Venue: Jade Emperor God's Temple ( Ti Kong Tua), Bukit bendera 

The 9th day of Chinese New Year, also known as Ti Kong Seh in Hokkien (Jade Emperor God's birthday) is celebrated on a grand scale by the Hokkien clan to commemorate their forefathers escape in ancient China. This day is also the first day of Hokkien New Year. At the stroke of midnight, prayers are performed with much gaiety with offerings of food, fruits, liquor and sugarcane stalks to the Jade Emperor God.

Thaipusam Celebration in Penang PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 10:51

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Venue: from Little India to Waterfall Temple via Dato Keramat Road,

Main venue: Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Waterfall Temple

Thaipusam is celebrated during the full moon of the 10th month in the Hindu calendar and signifies the victory of good over evil. During this celebration, a pilgrimage procession takes place to bring the statue of Lord Muruga on a chariot led by more than 60 kavadis from Little India to the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani hilltop temple at Waterfall...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 10:54
Penang celebrates Chinese New Year with Hot Air Balloons PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 10:46

hab13Date:  4th and 5th February

Time: 7.00am – 9.30pm

Venue: Padang Polo (Polo Ground), Penang

The Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta returns for the 3rd consecutive year! Here’s another chance for you to float above Padang Polo (Polo Ground) in Penang on a huge hot air balloon. From 7.00am to 9.30pm, it will be held on 4th and 5th February 2017, which is the 8th and 9th day of Chinese New Year. What better way to celebrate this festivity with your family and friends where there’ll be loads...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 10:50
Chinese New Year Eve Countdown Celebrations PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 January 2017 09:44

CNY count down2eDate: 27 January 2017

Time: 9.00pm – 1.00am

Venue: Tow Boo Kong, Butterworth Temple

Celebrate Chinese New Year Eve at Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth with exciting cultural performances, variety of entertainment shows and a grand display of fireworks at the stroke of Midnight to welcome the New Year. Apart from that, more than 100 pieces of Taiwanese lanterns will be displayed at the temple from 27 January to 11 February 2017.

Besides that, the temple will also be organizing a massive...

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