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Penangites’ CNY Celebration 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 February 2015 01:16

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Welcome the Year of the Goat with various activities and performances around the heritage areas of George Town. The celebration promotes Penang Chinese Community’s intangible heritage such as cultural practices, religious festivals, traditional arts & performances , cuisines and more. Learn about the various clan associations and their history in Penang, the process of making traditional snacks, Chinese Chess, calligraphy and many more!

Penangites’ CNY Celebration –Street Humanities

Date: 28-2-2015 (10th Day of CNY,Saturday)

Time: 3pm – 11.30pm

Venue: The heritage precinct of George  Town

the whole King Street, part of Chulia Street, Armenian Street and part of Cannon Street are the primary...

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Thai Festival 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 February 2015 01:14

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Venue: Penang Times Square

The Southern Border Provinces Administrative Centre (SBPAC) with its co-host, The Royal Thai Consulate-General Penang in cooperation with Penang State will organize “Thai Festival 2015” in Penang Times Square on this coming 25 February to 1 March 2015.

The main objective of this Festival is to promote ‘Thainess’ to locals and tourists in Malaysia, in particular in Penang and surrounding area. It also aims to promote...

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Penang World Music Festival 2015 Special Promotion PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 February 2015 19:36

TRM1408 A3poster 171214-01The Penang World Music Festival (PWMF 2015) will be returning on the 11th & 12th of April 2015. This time round the concert will be held at the centre of our UNESCO Heritage City; Padang Esplanade.

 There will be 12 international bands from South Africa, Brazil, Spain, Germany, Russia, India, Estonia, Egypt/Sweden, Mongolia, Indonesia and two bands from Malaysia. 6 bands will perform on each day.

 Some of the highlights includes “Dizu Plaatjies & Ibumyambo” a well-known music group...

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Kek Lok Si Display of Lights 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 February 2015 18:58

kek lok si lightingDate: 14 February – 18 March 2015
Location: Kek Lok Si Temple, Air Itam

 

Penang’s iconic temple, ‘Kek Lok Si’ or the Temple of Supreme Bliss is said to be the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, and arguably one of the most famous in Penang. Kek Lok Si has started preparing for its annual lighting ceremony. This year, the temple will be lighted up five days before the first day of Chinese New Year and will continue to be lighted up every night until 18 March which...

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Penang “Homestay” Competition PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 February 2015 18:22

homestay competitionDate: 1 March- 31 March 2015

The inaugural Penang Homestay Competition will be held from 1 March to 31 March 2015 with the objective of promoting Penang Homestay packages to visitors. The competition also aims to encourage existing homestay operators to ensure their homestay is in a good condition.

The are a total of 10 homestays around Penang, 7 in Mainland Penang and 3 from Penang Island. These homestays are all registered under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia. The evaluation...

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Charter Flight Japan-Penang-Japan PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 February 2015 17:41

pg-mixedGolden Adventure Tours and Travel will be operating a charter flight in February this year. A total of 270 Japanese visitors will be able to experience the wonders of Penang!

JBT is Japan's number one travel agency. Formerly owned by the Japanese government, JBT agencies exists in various parts of the world

Currently in Malaysia, Apple Vacations in Kuala Lumpur is providing direct flights chartered to Hokkaido; giving Malaysians the chance to experience Japan. In view of this, we are...

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Homestay for Japanese students PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 February 2015 17:32

homestay programmesThere will be 76 Japanese students coming over to the Penang homestay program at Balik Pulau, Teluk Bahang and Kampung Jalan Bahru on 5 February 2015 for four nights. Each of the family will play host to two students in Penang. They will have the opportunity to experience the “kampong” (village) lifestyle, and meals will be included for the whole duration of their stays.

The homestay program caters mostly to interactive family bonding session, fun programs and local culture learning...

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Thaipusam 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 22 January 2015 16:12

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Main venue: Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Waterfall Temple

Thaipusam is a three-day festival celebrated during the full moon of the 10th month in the Hindu calendar and signifies the victory of good over evil. The celebration begins with a pilgrimage procession on the eve of Thaipusam to bring the statue of Lord Muruga on a silver chariot led by more than 60 kavadis from Little India to the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani temple on top of the hill along Waterfall...

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Penang Bridge Half Marathon Running Clinic PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 29 January 2015 20:32

running clinicDate: 15 February 2015

Venue: Botanical Gardens, Penang

The first running clinic for Penang Bridge Half Marathon (PBHM) is going to be held on the 15th of February 2015, 7.30am, at Penang Botanical Garden. The goal of the running clinic to provide runners with theoretical and practical knowledge on ways to prevent unnecessary accidents for the upcoming marathon. The running clinic will consist of two categories which are theoretical topics and practical topics.

The running clinic...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 14:14
 
Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 29 January 2015 20:15

penang hot air ballonDate: 21 & 22 Feb 2015

Venue: Padang Polo, Penang

Float above the Padang Polo in Penang on a hot air balloon to glimpse at George Town World Heritage Site from a different angle on 21and 22 Feb 2015. There will be endless celebrations during the ‘Fabulous February Fiesta’ in Penang as we kick off the ‘Year of Festivals’ in conjunction with Visit Penang Year 2015 (VPY2015). Brought to your doorstep and organised for the first time, the Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta will be the main...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 14:15
 
Penang Watch Masters Exhibition PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 29 January 2015 19:33

Logo Watch-MasterDate: 30 Jan- 9 Feb 2015

Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall

 

Swiss Watch Gallery, the premier Malaysian owned regional luxury watch retailer, presenting arguably the most comprehensive collection of the world’s luxurious, desirable and iconic watch brands under one umbrella is proud to present Watch Masters, featuring the best in class in timepiece novelties at Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang from, 30 Jan 2015 to 9 Feb 2015.

This contemporary watch showcase which will unveil in Penang for the...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 14:43
 
Opera Puteri Saadong PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 29 January 2015 19:42

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Date: 7 Feb (8.30pm) & 8 February (2.30pm) 2015 

Venue: Stage , penangpac, Straits Quay 

Opera Saadong is the the World’s first groundbreaking Malay contemporary opera in Performing Arts Industry of Malaysia. The opera is based on the legend of Puteri Saadong from Kelantan who was married to Raja Abdullah and was then captured by the King of Siam, Raja Narai. The drama unfolds from the marriage to the fights in the palaces until the release and return of Puteri Saadong. 

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World Curry Festival 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 22 January 2015 16:09

my sample imageDate: 30th January to 1st February 2015

Venue: SPICE

 

The 6th Penang International Halal Expo & Conference (PIHEC) is back again to be held from 30th January to 1st February 2015. PIHEC 2015 awaits businesses and public with various tremendous business opportunities and programme highlights to be happening next January at the Subterranean Penang International Convention & Exhibition (SPICE) arena.

The greatest showcase in conjunction with PIHEC 2015, set to take centre stage is The...

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