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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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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 present to you for the very first time in Penang, the giant Autobots featuring the 23ft high Optimus Prime, 17ft high Bumble Bee and the legendary yellow Camaro from 9 June till 13 July 2014. These robots in disguise are the iconic figures from the past...

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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
 
Auto-City Carnival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 23 May 2014 10:27

autocityDate: 6-8 June 2014

Venue: Auto –City Juru



From the 6 – 8 June 2014, Auto-City will once again be hosting its annual Auto – City Carnival! The Carnival has attracted up to over 60,000 individuals and car enthusiasts from all around in the past years with their interesting and entertaining family-oriented programs.


Many proud owners of their beautifully modified cars will be going up against one another to compete for the titles “SUPER GT Car Look Alike Contest”; “MIRA...

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: Meet Barbie & Ken LIVE at Queensbay Mall PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 23 May 2014 10:20

Barbie Poster 

Date: 31 May & 1 June 2014

Time: 2pm–6pm

Venue: GF North Zone, Queensbay Mall, Penang

 

Barbie™ & Ken™ are coming back to rock the school holiday! Don’t miss your chance to meet your fashion idols – up close and personal with an exclusive photo opportunity.

 Barbie™ & Ken™ Meet & Greet, 31 May & 1 June 2014, 2pm & 6pm

Snap out your cameras or smartphones and have your photo taken with Barbie™ & Ken™ Meet & Greet Sessions for all. No purchase required, but do come...

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Last Updated on Friday, 23 May 2014 10:26
 
Time Out Penang Weekly Picks: May 23 – May 28 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 23 May 2014 10:14

top coverTime Out Penang along with Gurney Paragon Food and Beverage guides are out now and there's a 10 per cent off online purchase. To make Malaysia’s first crowd-funding music festival TAPAUfest 2014 a reality in Penang, you have to pledge your contribution till May 27 and how-to is at the link below. Tuesday Screenings at Hin Bus Depot Arts Centre brings the best of cult films this month and their choices will not disappoint you, be there by 9pm. Indie PG returns to penangpac on May 30 with a...

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Penang International Lion Dance On Stilts Competition 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 16 May 2014 12:01

Lion Dance 2014 - booklet coverPreliminary Round

Date: 24 May 2014

Time:1.00pm- 7.00pm

Admission Fees: Free

 

Final Round

Date: 25 May 2014

Time: 7.00pm – 10.00pm

Admission Fees: RM5 (free for children below 12)

Venue: Han Chiang Stadium

 

It is the time of the year again for the action packed and exhilarating Penang International Lion Dance On Stilts Competition 2014 as 22 teams from all over Malaysia, Philippines , Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Vietnam and Indonesia it out for the championship title with...

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