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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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ASICS becomes Title Sponsor for Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014. PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 16 May 2014 11:58

asicsWe are delighted to announce that Asics, the world’s leading sports brand, is joining Penang Bridge International Marathon as Title Sponsor.  Asics has been PBIM’s apparel sponsor for the last two years and has been very supportive to make PBIM a success. PBIM runners love Asics apparel and we believe this is one of the major reasons we received big number of runners in last two years. 

Asics is a true sports performance brand especially for running events.  This year, Asics will have even more prominent presence in Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014.

Asics has sponsored and supported various international marathons across the world such as Los Angeles, London, Tokyo, Gold Coast, Hong Kong and many more.

The Asics...

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Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014 12:05
 
Penang’s Hari Gawai Celebration PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 16 May 2014 11:55

Ad - GawaiDate: 18 May 2014

Time: 6.30pm-10.30pm

Venue: Fort Cornwallis


Hari Gawai is a festival celebrate by the Dayak community in Sarawak. Hari Gawai has become  a symbol of unity, aspiration and hope for the Dayak community. Today, it is an integral part of the Dayak social life. It is a thanksgiving day marking a bountiful harvest and a time to plan for the new farming season or other endeavors ahead. Hari Gawai will be celebrated on 1st June 2014.

In conjunction with this auspicious day...

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Steps Project Presents L.A.B Featuring Michaela Theresa PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 16 May 2014 11:54

concert dewan sriDate: 1st June 2014 (Sunday)

Time: 8.30pm
Venue      : PenangPhilharmonic @ The Star, Level 2 Star Building, 15 Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Penang

L.A.B.  featuring Michaela Theres Listen And Believe a.k.a. L.A.B. was formed in September 2012. It was born out of a love for limitless experimentation and open examination in music. There are many variables, but the one constant is Soul.

Within this spirit of the “laboratory”, the band created their sound and put their code on some...

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Time Out Penang Weekly Picks: May 15 – May 22 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 16 May 2014 11:50

PST May 15 - Ballet Illuminations 

Singapore Dance Theatre makes its Penang debut in penangpac with 'Ballet Illuminations' that’s a compilation of Allegro Brillante by George Balanchine, Absense of Story by Toru Shimazaki and Zin! by Nils Christe on May 16 and 17, tickets are RM43. A touch of nostalgia can be had through Louis Gan’s second solo art exhibition of Penang’s heritage streets in watercolours titled ‘Nostalgic Penang’ at Galeri Seni Mutiara until May 25. OMG! Books, Arts and Crafts Fair is on at...

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Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014 11:54
 
Time Out Penang Weekly Picks: May 1 – May 7 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 02 May 2014 06:05

Sinbad the musical 

The Camera Museum opens ‘Life Excitement Alluring Hollistic’ photography exhibition on May 1 where subjects in their true, natural form are captured to illustrate stories in photographs. On May 3, Unleash 2014: Harp Recitals by Bryan Lee showcases the Malaysian harpist performing symphonies by renowned composers such as Bach and the world premiere of 'Melepaskan' (Unleash) by composer Kawai Shiu at St. Jo’s and tickets are RM30. Sinbad the Musical directed by Joe Hasham opens on May...

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Penang chosen as filming location for UK series “Indian Summers” PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 24 April 2014 10:48

altFrom New Productions Ltd (UK) and Masterpiece (US), the co-producers of International series Downtown Abbey, Indian Summers is a major ten-part series about the final years of British colonial rule in India. New Productions Ltd also collaborated with local production company, Biscuit Films Sdn Bhd for the filming of this series. Set between the foothills of the Himalayas and tea plantations of Northern India, it tells the story of the decline of the British Empire and the birth of modern...

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Last Updated on Thursday, 24 April 2014 10:51
 
Local Government Fee imposed on hotels in Penang PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 24 April 2014 10:42

altEffective 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 onwards...

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G Hotel Kelawai PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 24 April 2014 10:26

altAddress: 2 Persiaran Maktab, 10250 Penang

G Hotel Kelawai tag as “Style...Redefined”, is set to open in the last quarter of 2014. G Hotel Kelawai is where iconic design and cutting edge lifestyle set the stage for exclusive and extraordinary experiences. The hotel will house 208 rooms and is uniquely inspired by innovative design to create energizing space for guests to play or work by day or mix and mingle by night. In addition to that, it will also accommodate three trendy and stylish...

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Time Out Penang Weekly Picks: Apr 24 – Apr 30 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 24 April 2014 10:16

altA Celebration of Jazz to commemorate UNESCO International Jazz Day continues with Jazz in the Garden on Apr 26 at Penang Botanic Gardens and an orchestra performance on Apr 30 at The Star Building on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling. Installation artist Raja Shahriman is currently holding an exhibition at Penang State Museum that marks his continuous journey in the world of conceptual art. As for all you big spenders out there, click on the link below and check out our ‘Shop Till You Drop’...

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Earth Hour 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 20 March 2014 13:41

earth hours 2014 

Date: 29th March 2014.

Earth Hour is a global environmental initiative in partnership with WWF that began in 2007 in Sydney Australia when 2.2 million individuals and more than 2,000 businesses switched off their lights for one hour from 8.30pm, to take a stand against climate change. In 2014, Earth Hour will take place on 29th March

Role of Earth Hour in mitigating climate change Earth Hour is a global environmental initiative that encourages individuals, businesses and governments to...

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Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014 13:46
 
Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014 Re-opens Registration PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 20 March 2014 13:36

pbim2013After receiving such wonderful response and hitting the 30,000-participant mark within just a week, the early bird registration was closed on 7 March. The Stage 1 registration is now open at these fees:

Full Marathon - RM80

Half Marathon - RM70

10km Run (Open) - RM60

10km Run (Junior) - RM45

Fun Run - RM25

The slots are filling up fast so do register at these prices soon! Stage 1 will close when we receive 20,000 participants (total of 50,000 participants including early bird) and the...

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Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014 13:41
 
Penang World Music Festival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 20 March 2014 13:33

MOHRAM jpegDate: 12 & 13 April 2014

Venue: Penang Botanic Gardens, Penang

 

This coming 12 & 13 April 2014, enjoy the beautiful rhythms of world music from Malaysia, South Africa, Brazil, Poland, West Africa/Belgium, France/Spain, Bulgaria, Uzbekhistan, China and India at the famed Penang Botanic Gardens.

 

This year, Malaysia's most talented World Music Duo ; MOHRAM will be performing at the Penang World Music Festival.  MOHRAM comprises of Muhardiman Ismail @ Mohar, flutist who plays the...

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Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014 13:39
 
Time Out Penang Weekly Picks: Mar 20 – Mar 26 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 20 March 2014 13:30

nicoldavid 2The recent works by Dr. Izmer Ahmad are exhibited at Galeri Seni Mutiara until Mar 26 and highlights his on-going exploration into the realm of drawing research, contemporary art and modernism. Preview Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers’ new artworks for auction by acclaimed Malaysian and Southeast Asian contemporary artists such as Ahmad Zakii Anwar and Nyoman Masriad on Mar 21 – 23. Read our interview with World’s number one squash player Nicol David while she defends her title at the 2014...

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