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7th MYS Traditional Lion Dance Competition PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 17:02

MYS LION DANCE-20 X 8 FEET BANNER R11Date : 23 July 2016

Time : 12.00hr (12.00 pm - Registration)
          16.00hr (4.00 pm - Competition begin)

Venue : Juru Auto-City, Pulau Pinang

Mah Yoke Seng Cup Traditional Lion Dance Competition was initiated in year 2011 in memorial of Grand Master Mah Yoke Seng. The objectives of organising this competition aims to spread the culture and value of traditional lion dance to the modern society.

On the other hand, promote the development of the art of traditional lion dance. Throughout the competition, it will also help to build friendship and unity among fellow lion dance teams.

The 7th MYS Traditional Lion Dance Competition will be held at Juru Auto-City, Penang on Saturday, July 23rd, 2016. There were 23 local and 2...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 17:12
 
Beautiful Handicrafts of Tohuku, Japan PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 16:58

Tohoku-A2Poster-07-630x252-1461638053Date: 1 July – 21 August, 2016

Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm (closed on public holidays)

Venue: Penang State Museum

*Free admission

In commemoration of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur invites all Malaysians to feast their eyes on the traditional craftsmanship of the region resolutely recovering from the disaster. Beautiful Handicrafts of Tohoku, Japan opens at Galeri Shah Alam on 16 May and runs till 22 June before moving to the Penang State Museum...

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Wednesday, 13 July 2016 16:50

IndochineDate: Week Beginning Friday July 15th

France's Bastille Day is being celebrated here in Penang with lots of French films for you to watch, free of charge. Of particular interest is a screening of Indochine,  on Saturday 16th, set in colonial-era Vietnam, and starring Catherine Deneuve, it was filmed at Penang's own Cheong Fatt Tze (Blue Mansion) and at the Crag Hotel on Penang Hill. Please note that it is open to Penang Heritage Trust members only, so if you are enticed by the film, you...

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Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 30 June 2016 17:04

Raya facebook use1Date: 6 & 7 July

The Eid or commonly known as Hari Raya Aidilfitri or Hari Raya Puasa in Malaysia, is celebrated on the 1st of Syawal (according to Hijrah Calendar) to mark the end of Ramadhan.

It is a national holiday in Malaysia and this year, it falls on the 6 July 2016.

In general, Hari Raya Aidilfitri is a holiday that celebrates reconciliation, reunions and renewing of relationships with others, especially family members. You may find all the air and bus tickets all over Malaysia...

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 10:23
 
Line-up of events in Asia Comic Cultural Museum PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 30 June 2016 17:02

3DAsia Comic Cultural Museum not just triggers nostalgic childhood memories and also let people to learn the histories of comics in 9 countries or regions, about how the comics develop from the past till presents. Visit us not just have fun and also realizing the real meaning about comics and our daily life!

Being able to see original comic art in person with the traces of blue line, ink smudges and editorial notes can take a fan’s appreciation of the art to a new level. In July and...

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Kepala Batas Largest Free Concert Kicks Off July 16 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 30 June 2016 17:00

concertDate: 16 July

Time: 7.00- 10.00pm

Venue: Merkasari Show Village, Bertam, Kepala Batas                               

Kepala Batas will come alivewith fabulous entertainment for the whole family this coming Raya festival.

For the first time ever, Hunza Group is excited to present the largest ticketed concert that launches a 3-hour of free music at Mekarsari, Bertamfor music lovers of all ages. The Funtasy concert offers a one night, one stage show featuringfans’ favourite...

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Inaugural Penang-Chengdu Cultural Plaza Dancing Networking Show PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 30 June 2016 16:55

13511062 1345218895495557 5366031822675284466 nFor the first time ever, Penangites had the chance to enjoy vibrant cultural dance performances, specially imported from Chengdu, China. Square dancing or plaza dancing is an exercise routine performed to music in mostly plazas or parks of the nation's cities. It is popular with middle-aged and retired women who have been referred to as "dancing grannies" in the English-language.

These groups of performers and dancers from Chengdu won the plaza dancing championship back in China and had been...

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Penang Free Sheet Proposes PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 30 June 2016 16:54

No Bed of RosesWeek Beginning Friday July 1st

Remembering Rose Chan on Saturday 2nd presents an evening of song, storytelling, snacks and snapshots recalling the liberal "Cherry pink" era of legendary striptease queen Rose Chan (1925-1987). Poet Cecil Rajendra will read excerpts from his biography of this remarkable woman, songs from the era will be performed, there will be a slideshow presentation of photographs and memorabilia, and Nyonya snacks to enjoy. 

There are three new art exhibitions to...

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George Town Heritage Celebrations 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 10:13

HC16 Program 789Date: 7-9 July

George Town Heritage Celebrations will return this year from 7 to 9 July 2016 in conjunction with the 8th anniversary of George Town’s inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With the colloquial-inspired theme of ‘Mai Main’, it will feature a dynamic line-up of traditional sports  and games from the multicultural community of George Town, with the heritage enclave as the backdrop.

Introductory Classes

A host of activities have been designed to fit both locals...

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 June 2016 16:25
 
Penang MITM Travel Fair 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 10:00

MITMDate: 2 & 3 July 2016

Time: 10.00am - 9.00pm

Venue: SPICE Arena

*Free Entrance

The biggest and most sought after travel fair in the northern region is here again!

Organised by the Malaysian Chinese Tourism Association Penang Chapter, the 5th MITM Travel Fair is one of the most recognised travel fair for the tour operators and the national tourism organization as well as an event not to be missed for the consumers.

Held annually, MITM is the best time of the year to plan for your travel...

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 June 2016 10:13
 
Guangzhou Familiarization (FAM) Trip in Penang PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 09:55

DSC04927editedDate: 22 – 26 June

There are 17 delegates from Guangzhou will be coming to the beautiful island of Penang for a 5 days 4 nights Familiarization (FAM) Trip. It is an honoured that various high ranking officials of the top agents in Guangzhou has agreed to spend some time in Penang, to learn about our beautiful state and the various exciting products that we offer.

In these 5 days, they will have the chance to experience Penang's unique heritage buildings, delicious cuisines, delicious...

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Penang Free Sheet Proposes PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 09:32

NostalgiaDate: Week Beginning Friday June 24th

Indulge in some tear-jerking classical music on Saturday 25th with Nostalgia at penangpac. Two talented Singaporean musicians will take you on a tour of sentimental pieces by Bruch, Grieg and Prokofiev, for violin and piano. Also on Saturday, Spicing Up The Green Life is offering a talk by Green Man - Matthias Gelber, on living the green lifestyle at home, plus arts and crafts and workshops at the Tropical Spice Garden.

Opening this weekend at Run...

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Nuzul Al Quran PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 12:15

Nuzul editedDate: 22 June 2016

Nuzul Al-Quran is special day to commemorate the revelation of the Holy Quran. It falls on the 17th day of Ramadhan (according to the Islamic calendar) and it is one of the highlights of this holy month. This year it is observed on 22 June 2016.

The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) received the first revelation in 610CE, in the Cave of Hira in the Mountain of Light when he was 40 years old through the arch-angel Jibrail. The first revelation was the first five verses of Surah...

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