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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 artists such as Akim & The Majistret, Dayang Nurfaizah and Harith Iskander. It will be held on Saturday, July 16th with gates opening at 6:00 pm, show ending at 10:00 pm. 

Dayang Nurfaizah, a 34 year old artiste from Sarawak, whose smoky vocals...

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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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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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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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Introductory Classes for George Town Heritage Celebrations 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 12:11

13406973 1113592485380726 3812285356293145498 nAs part of the line-ups of George Town Heritage Celebrations 2016, the team is delighted to present you an opportunity to learn and experience a significant part of our cultural heritage from the people who know best and are amongst the traditional practitioners of the art.

1. Yoga

As a 5000-year old ancient science originated from India, Yoga has become one of the most popular practices being adopted by people seeking health. There are a number of yoga studios and teachers offering a...

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Miss Cosmopolitan World 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 12:08

Ms CosmoThe Miss Cosmopolitan World 2016 will be exclusively catered for beautiful, passionate, intelligent and charismatic women from all over the world. The Miss Cosmopolitan World 2016 will be the most glamorous and eye-catching with uniqueness beauty contest ever in Malaysia. Contestants from all over the world are invited to join the pageant, and the grand finale of Miss Cosmopolitan World 2016 will be held on the 30th September 2016 in Kuala Lumpur.

However, the contestants will be heading to...

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ALL RISE TOGETHER for charity by Disted School of Hospitality Management PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 12:07

flyer pic new newDate: 18 June 2016

Time: 5.00pm – 10.30pm

Venue: Automall, Karpal Singh Drive Penang

With the noble cause of raising funds to support the efforts of Penang Down Syndrome Association, the final semester students of Disted School of Hospitality Management are organizing an art-themed event at Automall, Karpal Singh Drive, Penang. This fun-filled, half-day programme will be held from 5.00pm – 10.30pm on 18 June 2016.

The main highlight of the day would be a fashion show where local...

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Wednesday, 15 June 2016 12:03

Artisan MarketDate: Week Beginning Friday June 17th

The second Artisan Market takes place this Sunday 19th afternoon. Penang is rich with culture and heritage, but, traditional artisans are finding it hard to sustain their trades and pass on their knowledge. This market enables the public to watch, support and buy from a wooden deity carver, a clay potter, a rattan weaver, a traditional lantern maker, a seal engraver, a batik artist and others.

On Saturday 18th, the Penang Philharmonic Orchestra, with...

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Ramadan Bazaar 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 June 2016 13:22

Ramadan BazaarDate: 7 June – 5 July

Time: 4.30pm - 7.30pm

Venue: Various locations

*See below for the updated list of Ramadan bazaars in Penang (written in Malay)

During the Muslim fasting month, a sumptuous array of local delicacies, festive cookies, traditional Malay clothing and religious items will be sold at a month-long evening Ramadan Bazaar. A jovial mood pervades the bazaar as people go about their merry business of shopping for food to ‘break fast’ and also to hunt for the best...

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Last Updated on Thursday, 09 June 2016 13:44
 
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