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Having a reputation as a food paradise, be it haute cuisine, or cuisine bourgeoise (hawker fare), Penang offers a heady and exotic mix of delicious cuisine to choose from. In a word, Penang food is both famous and fabulous. When people mention Penang ...

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Penang International Dragon Boat Festival

Event: Dragon Boat Photography Competition Date: 11th & 12th June 2011 Organiser: Penang International Dragon Boat Federation Committee Contact: 04- 650 5136/ 261 9012   The Plenitude International Dragon Boat Festival was ...

Penang World Music 2014

Penang Tourism presents two full nights of global music and culture as we bring to music lovers the next Penang World Music Festival (PWMF), to be staged on 12 and ...

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Penang Ramadhan Souq 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 02:48

 DSC0193On the 29th of June 2014, Muslims all over the world welcomed the holy month of Ramadhan.

 During Ramadhan, Muslims abstain from food and drinks and indulging excessive or ill-natured conduct, from dawn to dusk.  It is one of the 5 pillars of Islam, an obligation for Muslims. Ramadhan is a month of spiritual reflection, where one learns the value of patience and perseverance. The end of Ramadhan is marked on the 1st of Syawal, where Hari Raya Aidil Fitri is celebrated.

 In Malaysia, especially Penang, Ramadhan is greeted with a feast of delicious food and drinks. All over the state, you can find Night Markets (Pasar Malam) or Ramadhan Bazaars (Pasar Ramadhan) with an abundance of delicious food and drinks for the breaking of fast...

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Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014 School Competition PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 02:41

marathon2014The Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014 Committee will be organizing a School Competition in conjunction with the upcoming marathon.

The top 5 schools with the most number of registrations will win cash prizes as per below:

1st- RM2000

2nd- RM1500

3rd- RM1000

4th- RM800

5th- RM500

The two categories for the school competition is “10km Junior” and “Fun Run” only. Participants of the school competition will enjoy a special registration fee of RM40 for 10km Junior and...

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ASICS Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014 First Running Clinic PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 June 2014 11:13

running clinicDate: 15 June 2014*

Time: 8.30 am*

Venue: Titiwangsa Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur

The ASICS Penang Bridge International Marathon committee and ASICS will

be organizing a Running Clinic on Sunday, 15 June 2014 at the Titiwangsa

Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur, from 8.30 am onwards.The meeting point for the running clinic is at the Astaka , close to the big lake.

Don't miss this opportunity as experienced and seasoned trainers provide

useful information to beginners on the basics on running...

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Penang Bon Odori Festival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 June 2014 11:11

TRM1405 0064 Flyer 110614frontDate: 19 July 2014

Time: 6pm- 11pm

Venue: Esplanade

*Fireworks display at 10pm

Penang’s most anticipated Japanese cultural  festival is back  this year with exciting games, mouth watering Japanese food, exotic performances and more.

The annual Bon Odori Festival will be happening on the 19 July 2014, from 6pm – 11pm. As usual, the fireworks will start at 10pm sharp.

There will be over 80 stalls selling authentic Japanese food, handicrafts and games. Visitors can also try out...

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Meet the Autobots at Gurney Paragon Mall PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 June 2014 11:09

IMG 3084Date: 9 June – 13 July 2014

Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall

For 30 years, the Transformers have been supremely popular among children and adults. The prolific characters such as Optimus Prime, Bumble Bee and Megatron spawned the most successful blockbuster film and toys in history. This year, Hasbro kicked-off the “Thrilling 30th” anniversary to celebrate the Transformers brand legacy all around the world.

In partnership with Hasbro and I2 Promotions, Gurney Paragon Mall is proud to...

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Lok Thye Kee Now Open! PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 June 2014 11:07

LTK Day 1 - v2A truly iconic building built circa 1929 and located right in the heart of George Town,

it used to house the oldest restaurant in Penang serving Hainanese cuisine. Some know

it as the ‘Love Boat’ (the architecture resembles a Chinese pleasure boat) it used to be

the venue to celebrate happy occasions like matchmaking, weddings and birthdays.

Loke Thye Kee has proven to be a very unique destination for many people, both locals

and tourists alike. For the locals, it is a chance to...

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35th Penang International Dragon Boat Festival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 31 May 2014 09:46

dragon boatDate: 7 & 8 June 2014

Venue: Teluk Bahang Dam

Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm

On the 7th and 8th June , get ready to experience the exciting and exhilarating “Penang International Dragon Boat Festival 2014” at the Teluk Bahang Dam. This carnival like event will bring teams from Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Australia to compete through 200 m and 500 m courses.

Dragon Boating is part and parcel of Penang’s culture and have been around for...

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Taiwan Festival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 31 May 2014 09:42

pesta taiwan di pulau pinangDate: 6 July 2014

Time: 5pm – 11pm

Venue: Esplanade Penang

The inaugural Taiwan Festival in Penang will be happening on 6 July 2014 at the Esplande Penang. The event is organized by Penang Taipei Investors’ Association in Malaysia, with the support of Penang Tourism.

The event aims to promote Taiwanese culture, food and art and to create an understanding between Penang and Taiwan.

There will be various performance especially from Taiwan, delicious snacks and traditional food and...

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French Art & Film Festival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 31 May 2014 09:40

french film festivalDate: 5 – 15 June 2014

Venue: GSC Cinemas, Gurney Plaza

Discover the best of French films through 9 recent successful release, 3 musicals, 2 documentaries and a classic French animated feature film. There is something for everyone: comedy, drama, thriller, humour and a surrealism feature.

Among the highlights this year, Mood Indigo gathers two French superstars: Audrey Tautou (Amélie) and Romain Duris and Michel Gondry’s return to French cinema. The Past, starring Bérénice Bejo...

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Miss Yukata Contest PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 31 May 2014 09:33

yukataDate: 19 July 2014

Venue: Penang Esplanade

In conjunction with the Bon Odori Festival this coming 19 July, there will be a Miss Yukata Contest, open to all women (including foreigners) aged 18 and above.

The participation fee is RM20 and contestants must wear the Japanese Yukata, The closing date for entries is June 30.

Contest forms can be obtained at Jagam offices and the Penang Japanese Consulate.

10 finalists will be chosen and will be  competing for the crown on the dat of the...

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Last Updated on Saturday, 31 May 2014 09:40
 
Local Government Fees to be implemented in Penang Hotels PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 23 May 2014 11:15

Eastin Hotel PenangEffective from 1 June 2014, a “Local Government Fee” will be imposed on all hotel guests in Penang and the rates vary according to the type of hotel the guest is staying in.

 

RM3.00 will be charged per room per night for 4-star and 5-star hotels and RM2.00 will be charged per room per night for 3-star hotels and below including all dormitories, budget hotels, hostels and guest houses.

 

The Local Government Fee will be imposed on all hotel guests who are staying from 1 June 2014...

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Steinway Historical Roadshow in Penang PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 23 May 2014 11:00

pianoDate: 25th May – 6 June

Venue: E&0 Hotel Penang

Steinway & Sons, the world’s finest piano maker for over 160 years, together with Bentley Music, the sound and music specialist since 1975, for the first time, brought in three historic Steinway pianos from 1800s to be displayed at the historic E&O Hotel, which was built over 120 years ago.

The goal of this road show is to let the Penangnites and tourist who visit Penang experience the iconic development as well as innovations of the...

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Last Updated on Friday, 23 May 2014 11:30
 
Penang Floral Festival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 23 May 2014 10:53

edeniume2Date: 31 May – 7 June 2014

Time: 9am- 7pm

Venue: Penang Botanic Gardens

 

The Penang Floral Festival draws tens of thousands of local and foreign visitors to Penang Botanic Gardens every year. This year, the festival will be on the 31 Ma to 7 June 2014.

 

Workshops, contests, exhibitions and classes on floral related topics will be held at this event along with the sales of a variety plants and gardening equipment. 

 

A competition for Bonsai, Orchid plants and potted plants...

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Last Updated on Friday, 23 May 2014 10:58
 
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