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Penang Free Sheet Proposes PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 03 March 2016 09:32

Chinese Chamber of CommerceDate: Week Beginning Friday March 4th

There are talks this weekend to suit all interests. On Saturday 5th you can visit the Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce and listen to a talk about its history, architecture and commercial importance by the President of the Penang Heritage Trust;  on the same day, a panel of economists from the World Bank describe the pattern of immigration to Malaysia and analyse the relevance of migrant labour in the Malaysian economy in Malaysia Economic Monitor: Immigrant Labour; an introduction to Malay traditional medicine is being offered at the Tropical Spice Garden as part of their series of talks on Home-style Health; and in Ideas Agent Meetup: BIG on Sunday 6th, a number of creative and innovative...

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17th PSC International Soccer 7’s Tournament 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 10:04

SoccerDate& Time: 5 March (9.00am – 6.00pm)

                     6 March (9.00am – 5.00pm)

Venue: Penang Sports Club

This is a Veterans 7-a-side football tournament that attracts the stars of yesteryears including some former international players who are still actively involved in the game to demonstrate their skills and abilities as well as being a role model for upcoming footballers.

There are 44 teams participating in this year’s tournament from as far as...

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St. Patrick’s Irish Festival in Penang, Malaysia 2016 – “The Road to 1916” PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 10:02

st patrick2016 a4 poster email copyTheme: The Road to 1916

Date, Time & Venue:           

3rd March:        - “Elvis” in Healy Macs, Straits Quay (9.00pm)

4th March:          - St. Patrick's Ball in E&O hotel (7.30pm)

5th March:          - St. Patrick's Street Parade in Straits Quay followed by concert with Headline acts from Ireland and festivities. (4.30pm – 12.00 midnight)

5th & 6th March: - Mini Expo in Straits Quay (11.00am – 10.30pm)

- Historical, Cultural & Business. PIA’s...

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George Town, Penang ranked 6th best places to retire abroad in 2016 by CNN Money PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 10:00

Sam Lim 131Written by Katie Lobosco

Venue: George Town, Malaysia

Your monthly budget: $900

There's a lot to see and do in George Town, the capital of the state of Penang: museums, arts centers, free concerts, jungle parks, beaches and amusement parks. 

It's extremely affordable. Unless you're eating in an upscale restaurant, you can eat out for about $3 a person. The area boasts modern public transportation and a first-rate health care system.

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Penang Free Sheet Proposes PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 09:56

coffee beans1Date: Week Beginning Friday February 26th

The last weekend of the month is upon us again, with the usual panoply of walking tours, musical events and other activities available. In addition, there is a wealth of learning opportunities for you. Imagine everything you can build with the common-or-garden pipe - and find out how to begin by building a lamp, at the Pipe Lamp Workshop on Sunday 28th.

Besides that, film experts are on hand to teach you about the ethics of film-making and...

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Chap Goh Meh Celebration 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 18 February 2016 10:03

12540608 10153839406062453 951322459598978056 n 1Date: 22 February

Time: 7.00pm-11.00pm

Venue: Esplanade, Penang

Chap Goh Meh is celebrated on the 15th night of the Lunar New Year, it is also known as the Chinese Valentine’s Day. On this night, with the full moon shining down, young ladies of marrying age venture out to popular sea promenades to throw oranges into the sea, wishing for a good soul mate.

The Penang State Tourism will also be organizing a celebration that night featuring delicious Penang street food as well as games...

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Hakka Cultural Festival PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 18 February 2016 09:53

Hakka2Date: 28 February

Time: 9.00am – 2.00pm

Venue: SJK © Chong Teik School Balik Pulau, Penang

The Hakka Cultural Festival will be held at Balik Pulau, Penang featuring the tradition of Hakkas, in relation to the myth of the “Nu Guo”. During the festival, Hakka community will be having variety of interesting activities such as traditional Hakka games, handicrafts, dances, singing performances and many more.

The Hakkas offer prayers and goodies to the goddess on the 20th day of the 1st...

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Dinner In The Sky Malaysia – Penang PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 18 February 2016 09:22

12694650 1567216556929936 5030514995615479342 oDates: 26th of February 2016 - 27th of March 2016

Time:  Dinner 1, 6:00 pm, Dinner 2, 7:30 pm, Dinner 3, 9:00 pm

Venue: ThirtyTwo at The Mansion, Penang

Dinner In The Sky are experts in creating unique brand experiences at height. Part of the global Dinner in the Sky group, operating in 43 different countries, the organizer had created extraordinary events for clients around the world; with no two experiences ever the same.

Their trademarked sky platforms are used to engage key...

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3rd Kaki Lima Short Film Competition PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 18 February 2016 09:18

Kaki Lima Short Film CompetitionDeadline: 31st May 2016

Duration: 10 minutes or less

Kaki Lima Short Film Competition is a cultural initiative organised by George Town World Heritage Incorporated and supported by Penang State Government to provide filmmakers with a platform to express their creativity through film in the area of heritage, culture and arts. The theme selected for this year is "Penang's Intangible Cultural Heritage".

The theme gives much space for aspiring filmmaker to explore and showcase their creativity...

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Thursday, 18 February 2016 09:11

Traditional MedicineDate: Week Beginning Friday February 19th

This weekend the Tropical Spice Garden holds the second of its series of classes on Home-Style Health, with an explanation of Indian Traditional Medicine on Saturday 20th. On Sunday, learn another traditional Indian craft at a workshop on Palmistry, at the Star Building.

It is a week of free film screenings at penangpac, with the close of its series of films about romance, in honour of Valentine's Day, and the opening of its series of Favourite...

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Chinese New Year 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 04 February 2016 15:07

Chinese New Year in GeneralDate: 8th & 9th February

 

 

Chinese New Year is celebrated on the first day of the Lunar Calendar with each year ushering in zodiac animal ruling sign. 2016 is the year of the Monkey.

 

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.

 

 Family members also...

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Snake Temple Celebration 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 04 February 2016 16:30

Snake templeDate: 12 February - Celebration (5.00pm-12.00midnight)

         : 13 February - Birthday of Cheng Chooi Chor Soo Kong Deity (prayers)

Hokkien Kongsi Penang and the Snake Temple Resident Area Committee will be organizing a Snake Temple Celebration on the 12 February from 5.00pm -12.00midnight. There will also be a "Fire Watching" ceremony which is a traditional ceremony to predict the economy outlook of Penang. It will be held on the 12th February at 11.00pm.

The ceremony is an annual...

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Penang Chinese New Year Celebration 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 04 February 2016 16:26

Penang Chinese New Year Celebration 13 FebDate: 13 February 2016

Time: 4.00pm-12midnight

Venue: Esplanade, Penang (Padang Kota Lama)

Light Street, King Street, Penang Street, Church Street, Bishop Street, Beach Street & Armenian Street   

 

The Penang state annual Chinese New Year event – Penang Chinese New Year Celebration has always been a much anticipated festival to the public each year. It has become a norm for the Penangites to take to the streets and soak in the festive mood throughout the island with friends and...

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