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Fort Cornwallis is  an old fort built in star-shaped formation situated on part of  Lot 29, 30 and 31 Seksyen 24,  North East District, George Town. It was built  by ...

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Cycle for Charity PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 05 March 2015 11:37

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Time: 7.00am – 11.00am


This March, Gurney Plaza will team up again with Khidmat KADUN PULAU TIKUS, Metro Bikes & Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang (MPPP) to organize “Cycle for Charity 2015” on the 21st of March 2015 (Saturday) in conjunction with Earth Hour, which will be happening on the 28th of March 2015. Cycle for Charity 2015 is organized in the aid of Pertubuhan Rumah Ru Yi Pulau Pinang; a home for underprivileged children. Pertubuhan Rumah Ru Yi Pulau Pinang houses 17 – 20 children age from 5 – 13 years old and the estimated expenditure per month per home is estimated at RM 10,000 – RM 12,000. The Pertubuhan Rumah Ru Yi Pulau...

16th Penang Sports Club- Carlsberg International Soccer 7’s Tournament PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 05 March 2015 11:22

rsz soccer 7s 2015 1 1Date: 7th & 8th of March 2015

Time: 9.00am

Venue: Penang Sports Club

The 16th PSC-Carlsberg International Soccer 7’s tournament will be held on the 7th & 8th of March 2015 at the Penang Sports Club field. This tournament which was initiated fifteen years ago in the year 2000 has become the Premier International veteran soccer tournament in the country and the Asian Region. For this 16th edition, forty four teams have confirmed their participation. More than 65% of the confirmed teams are...

Stress Free Lifestyle Carnival 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 05 March 2015 11:10

Event FlyerDate:  Sunday March 22, 2015

Time:  7.00am – 2.00pm

Venue: Jalan Padang Kota Lama, Esplanade, Penang

            In conjunction with its 10th anniversary, D’Home Mental Health Association will be organizing a fun-filled charity carnival on March 22. The event is endorsed by the Penang State Government. The main objectives of this event are bring hope and meaning in life to the mentally disabled and their care-givers. Moreover, to create mental health awareness in the...

Hokkien New Year (Thni Kong Seh) PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 26 February 2015 18:23

PAI TI KONGDate: 26 February 2014

Time: 7.00pm to 12 midnight

Venue: Chew Jetty / Hillway Road (Penang Hill), Ayer Itam

Hokkien New Year or Thni Kong Seh (Jade Emperor’s Birthday) in Hokkien falls on the ninth day of Chinese New Year. It is celebrated all over Malaysia but on a grander scale in Penang due to the large population of Hokkien Chinese on the island and mainland.

The biggest Hokkien New Year celebrations will take place at the Jade Emperor temple at Chew Jetty and on Penang Hill...

Penang St. Patrick's Festival 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 26 February 2015 18:10

2015Full programposter all copyDate:  5th to 8th March 2015

Venue: Straits Quay.

Theme: Irish Myths, Legends & Folklore

Organized by the Penang Irish Association, the Penang St. Patrick’s Festival 2015 will be happening from 5th-8th March 2015.

Below is the schedule for the festival:

Thursday 5th March: - “Elvis” in Healy Macs, Straits Quay

Friday 6th: - St. Patrick's Ball in E&O hotel.

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th: - Mini Expo in Straits Quay - Historical, Cultural & Business. Launching our book on Irish...

International Women’s Day (IWD) PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 26 February 2015 18:03

IWD Flyer finalDate: 8th March 2015

Venue: Occupy Beach Street & Whiteaways Arcade

Time: 9am- 5pm

International Women’s Day (IWD), which falls on 8 March every year, is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the achievements of women, while calling for greater social, political and economic equality.

This year’s IWD is celebrated as a full-day event from 9am to 5pm with a series of interesting activites and programs on March 8, Sunday in Occupy Beach Street and The Whiteaways Arcade, Penang. The...

Chinese New Year 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 February 2015 01:21


Date: 19-20 February  2015

Chinese New Year is celebrated on the first day of the Lunar Calendar; which each year ushering in a zodiac animal ruling sign. 2015 is the year of the Goat. Celebrations usually starts on the eve of Chinese New Year where family members gather for a “Reunion Dinner”.

This is followed by an “open house” for family and friends to visit and receive “Ang Pows” (red packets) Lion dances are also performed to welcome auspiciousness into the household...

Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple Annual Flame Watching Ceremony Festival 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 February 2015 01:19

snaketemple2013Date: 23rd February 2015

Time: 7pm-12pm

Venue: . Snake Temple Penang

Hokkien Kongsi Penang and the Snake Temple Resident Area Committee will be organizing A Fire Watching Festival on the 23rd February 2015

The "Fire Watching" ceremony is a traditional ceremony to predict the economy outlook of Penang. Aside from the Fire Watching ceremony, devotees and visitors will also be entertained by various cultural dances, food stalls and also an acrobatic performance from Beijing, China.


Penangites’ CNY Celebration 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 February 2015 01:16

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Welcome the Year of the Goat with various activities and performances around the heritage areas of George Town. The celebration promotes Penang Chinese Community’s intangible heritage such as cultural practices, religious festivals, traditional arts & performances , cuisines and more. Learn about the various clan associations and their history in Penang, the process of making traditional snacks, Chinese Chess, calligraphy and many more!

Penangites’ CNY...

Thai Festival 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 February 2015 01:14

1280x768pix makananDate: 25 February- 1 March 2015

Venue: Penang Times Square

The Southern Border Provinces Administrative Centre (SBPAC) with its co-host, The Royal Thai Consulate-General Penang in cooperation with Penang State will organize “Thai Festival 2015” in Penang Times Square on this coming 25 February to 1 March 2015.

The main objective of this Festival is to promote ‘Thainess’ to locals and tourists in Malaysia, in particular in Penang and surrounding area. It also aims to promote...

Penang World Music Festival 2015 Special Promotion PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 February 2015 19:36

TRM1408 A3poster 171214-01The Penang World Music Festival (PWMF 2015) will be returning on the 11th & 12th of April 2015. This time round the concert will be held at the centre of our UNESCO Heritage City; Padang Esplanade.

 There will be 12 international bands from South Africa, Brazil, Spain, Germany, Russia, India, Estonia, Egypt/Sweden, Mongolia, Indonesia and two bands from Malaysia. 6 bands will perform on each day.

 Some of the highlights includes “Dizu Plaatjies & Ibumyambo” a well-known music group...

Kek Lok Si Display of Lights 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 February 2015 18:58

kek lok si lightingDate: 14 February – 18 March 2015
Location: Kek Lok Si Temple, Air Itam


Penang’s iconic temple, ‘Kek Lok Si’ or the Temple of Supreme Bliss is said to be the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, and arguably one of the most famous in Penang. Kek Lok Si has started preparing for its annual lighting ceremony. This year, the temple will be lighted up five days before the first day of Chinese New Year and will continue to be lighted up every night until 18 March which...

Penang “Homestay” Competition PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 February 2015 18:22

homestay competitionDate: 1 March- 31 March 2015

The inaugural Penang Homestay Competition will be held from 1 March to 31 March 2015 with the objective of promoting Penang Homestay packages to visitors. The competition also aims to encourage existing homestay operators to ensure their homestay is in a good condition.

The are a total of 10 homestays around Penang, 7 in Mainland Penang and 3 from Penang Island. These homestays are all registered under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia. The evaluation...

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