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Vasakhi Celebration PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 14 April 2016 09:56

IMG-20160316-WA0044Date:     23 April 2016 

Time:     6.00pm - 10.00pm
Venue:   Fort Cornwallis, Esplanade, Penang

The Sikh feast marks the harvest festival and the religious Khalsa Janam Divas. It is usually celebrated with singing and dancing in a colourful carnival-like atmosphere. The main objective of this event is to increase awareness of the Sikh culture and the Ways of Life amongst Malaysians and foreign tourist whilst promoting Malaysia's rich cultural heritage and racial unity.

As with every year, the event shall feature vibrant cultural performances (bhangra, giddha and multi cultural performances), Chapatti cooking demonstration, free Henna art, exhibits of the early Sikhs and history of Sikhs in Malaysia.

The Right Honourable...

Penang Fashion Week 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 14 April 2016 09:53

PFWposterDate: 15 - 24 April


Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall


Organized by Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang Fashion Week will be bringing Asia’s Most Talented Designers for the state’s largest fashion extravaganza this April. This year, Penang Fashion Week, themed Street Vogue hosted a total of 15 Asia’s Most Talented Designers’ runway shows, and more than 10 local and international fashion brands from the merchants of Gurney Paragon Mall. Each will bring their own unique perspective but all...

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 April 2016 09:55
Vogue For Virtue 2016 Charity Fashion Show With Celebrities PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 14 April 2016 09:51

VFV2016 CharityFashionShowDate: 16 April 2016

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: Central Atrium, Queensbay Mall

Backed for the eighth year running, Queensbay Mall’s Vogue For Virtue 2016 aimed to continue making charity fashionable, which comprises of two major highlights – the month-long Model Search which started from 2 April 2016; as well as the Charity Fashion Show With Celebrities that will take place at 7.30pm on 16 April 2016 at the mall’s Central Atrium. 

In essence, Vogue for Virtue is an annual Corporate Social...

Penang Free Sheet Proposes PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 14 April 2016 09:45

Son  Dad barberVenue: Week Beginning Friday April 15th 

The Death of George Town, on Friday 15th, gives you a second chance to see the short films Ryan Anderson made for last year's George Town Festival. Each film is a vignette of someone who lives or works in the City, from Elyas who opened a vintage barbershop to Mrs. Tan who desperately needed back surgery but wouldn’t stop cooking char kuey teow. Other free films on offer this week include the Siam-Burma Death Railway, a documentary about the...

The Esplanade Park Night Bazaar PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 08 April 2016 21:53

espalnadeDate: Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from April 1, 2016

Time: 5pm-12am

Venue: Beside Fort Cornwallis (playground area)

The Esplande Park Night Bazaar is a new attraction in the heart of George Town for both tourists and locals alike.

Located right beside Fort Cornwallis, the bazaar is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5pm-12 am from 1st April onwards. The bazaar offers knick knacks, local produce and delicious Penang Street Food. For more information please contact +604-263...

Last Updated on Friday, 08 April 2016 22:00
Laugh Die You 3- The Karaoke PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 08 April 2016 21:52

penang main posterDate: 13 May 2016

Venue: Dewan Sri Pinang

The third instalment of Laugh Die You is expected to be another sold-out event – not by chance, not by coincidence – but because of its reputation of creating epic laugh battles between the best of the bests stand-up comedians from Malaysia and Singapore.

Come May 13, “Laugh Die You 3 – The Karaoke”, will take place at Dewan Sri Pinang, Penang.

Representing Malaysia in the comedy battle this time willbe none other than our very own...

Last Updated on Monday, 11 April 2016 16:11
Sights and Sounds of Yangon, Myanmar PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 08 April 2016 21:50

IMG 3259On March 22nd 2016, Air Asia introduced direct service between Penang and Yangon, Myanmar 3 times a week.You may wonder what are the attractions in Yangon, so we've got some tips for you!

Yangon’s awe-inspiring Buddhist monument Shwedagon Paya is the one sight in Myanmar you cannot miss. The 325ft zedi, adorned with 27 metric tons of gold leaf and thousands of diamonds and other gems, is believed to enshrine eight hairs of the Gautama Baddha as well as relics of three former...

Last Updated on Friday, 08 April 2016 22:20
Penang Free Sheet Proposes - Week Beginning Friday April 8th PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 08 April 2016 21:41

Merchant of VeniceKL-based Shakespeare Demystified is back in Penang for 5 performances of the Merchant of Venice. Don't miss this opportunity to enjoy Shakespeare's most controversial play, in a shortened, simplified and informal fashion that loses nothing of the power of the original play, and to chat with the cast afterwards about the themes explored and the audience's reaction to them. Beginning Thursday 14th April, there are shows through until Sunday 17th. On Sunday 10th, explore Kampung Siam, for the...

Penang Songkran Festival 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 31 March 2016 10:01

songkran1Date: 13 April

Venue: Wat Chayamangkalaran Thai Buddhist Temple & Dharmikara Burmese Buddhist Temple (Lorong Burma, Pulau Tikus)

Songkran or Thai Water Festival is a traditional Thai Festival that is also celebrated in Penang by devotees to wash away bad luck through liberally splashing water on each other. Songkran in Thai means to move or change place and it also denotes the Sun change of place in the zodiac system. The festival will not only be taking place in Penang Island but also on...

Queen Elizabeth Cruise to berth in Penang PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 31 March 2016 09:58

cunard-queen-elizabeth-ship-pictureOne of the three Cunard Queens, The Queen Elizabeth or known as QE will be docking Penang Swettenham Pier International Cruise Terminal on the 6 April 2016, from 8.00am to 6.30pm after 2 years. Estimation of 2500 passengers expected to land on Penang shore and enjoyed their day tour here in the George Town Heritage City.


Penang is proud to be one of the destinations of the QE Maiden World Voyage.  The Penang State government welcomes the cruise visit to our rich heritage and cultures...

Last Updated on Friday, 01 April 2016 11:58
Story of Le Dream Boutique Hotel PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 31 March 2016 09:57

le-dream-boutique-hotel-i8303863x1Situated in the heart of Penang, LE Dream Boutique Hotel is an elegant building tastefully refurbished to provide thoroughly modern standard of comfort. Le Dream is synonymous with outstanding levels of service and comfort delivered with utmost style.

The hotel is service driven, responsible, socially and locally connected, demonstration a modern friendly attitude in everything they do. Their aim is to deliver our outstanding service, comfort and style where you need. Every member of the...

Penang Free Sheet Proposes PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 31 March 2016 09:55

rattan2Dates: Week Beginning Friday April 1st

The new Penang Apprenticeship Programme for Artisans (PAP), whose mission is to train craftspeople to keep alive otherwise-dying traditional trades, begins its first workshop this weekend. The Rattan Weaving Workshop will be held this Sunday 3rd, and on the two following Sundays. Alternatively, have some fun and do some good at the Cork Magnet Workshop on Saturday 2nd. Here you will learn how to grown plants on a cork, with proceeds from the event...

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 March 2016 09:57
STYLE EMERGENCE at Gurney Plaza – Spring/Summer 2016 Fashion Weekend PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 24 March 2016 09:38

Poster Fashion 2016 F LowResDate: 8 April- 7.30pm

         9 April- 1.30pm, 4.30pm and 7.30pm

       10 April- 2.00pm, 4.30pm and 7.30pm

Venue: Central Atrium, Ground Floor Gurney Plaza

Emerge yourself in the most stylish trend for this Spring/ Summer season at Gurney Plaza! Besides enjoying the cutting edge fashion shows, participating brands will also feature exclusive merchandise and promotions from 8-10 April 2016.

The fashion weekend kicks off with a launch party by GUESS and Superdry at 7.30pm, 8...

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 March 2016 09:42
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