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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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Time Out Penang Weekly Picks: Nov 28 – Dec 4 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 28 November 2013 15:29

LAT Kampung BoyTime Out Penang Weekly Picks: Nov 28 – Dec 4

As a precursor to his session at the George Town Literary Festival on Nov 30, read our interview with Datuk Lat and his nostalgia about Penang. Until Dec 8, Galeri Seni Mutiara exhibits A Posthumous Retrospective and Requiem of George Voon featuring whimsical paintings of this Penang born fashion designer and artist who died in Paris recently. It’s time to rejuvenate your bookshelves with greatly discounted books at Popular Mega Book Fair from Nov 28 to Dec 8. Holiday Art Camp at penangpac for kids on Dec 2 till Dec 14 and fees are RM50 or RM240. For more details on these events click on the links...

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20th Penang International Ballroom Dancing Championship PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 05:44

altDate: 22 & 23 November 2013
Venue: Bayview Beach Resort, Batu Feringgi

The annual Penang International Ballroom Dancing Championship is happening this weekend at Bayview Beach Resort, continuing it’s success as the best international championship of its kind in Malaysia and one of the best in the world.

Every year, this international recognised and acclaimed championship will attract over a thousand of participants who are world finalists, Latin champions and top Asian dancers, among...

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George Town Literary Festival 2013 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 05:39

altDate: 29 November – 1 December 2013
Venue: UNESCO Heritage City of George Town, Penang

The George Town Literary Festival (GTLF) returns this year from 29 November to 1 December with an impressive array of local and international writers. The Festival will host 20 acclaimed writers from the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, India, Australia, Italy and Malaysia who will engage on the theme ‘The Ties That Bind’, which will look at how writers deal with homelands...

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Penang Island Jazz Festival PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 04:04

altDate: 5 – 8 December 2013



The Penang Island Jazz festival is held annually on the first weekend of December on the island of Penang, Malaysia. Apart from the outdoor main “Jazz By The Beach” stage featuring local and international performers, the festival also has a number of other supporting musical activities such as Workshops, Talks and Forums, Photograph and Poster Exhibitions, Community Drum Circle, After Hours Jazz Jam and Creative Malaysia Fringe Stages. The festival attracts...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 04:44
 
Time Out Penang Weekly Picks: Nov 21 – Nov 27 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 03:48

altMake it a movie week with the 14th European Union Film Festival at GSC Gurney Plaza and 23 films will be featured at RM6 per ticket. Catch talented Penangites competing for a crown at the Armenian Street Got Talent’s open stage and it kicks off at 6pm on Nov 23 for a 3-month trial run. Right after, wander down to Indie Night at The Canteen at 9:30pm to watch The Color Noise, Kien Lim and Daniel C Trio perform. Click on the links below for details on these events.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 03:54
 
Flamin’ good burgers PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 03:39

altby Helen Ong

Opened not so long ago, this simple burger joint in Tanjung Bungah has become a bit of a surprising hit amongst both the expat and local community, consisting as it does of just plastic tables and chairs placed in the large forecourt of the Sunflower Bakery every evening.

This could be for various reasons: the alfresco seating which allows diners to enjoy the night air (although if it does rain fear not: there are umbrellas which fit over the tables and even, should it take a...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 03:48
 
Final Checklist for the Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM) 2013 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 14 November 2013 07:20

PBIMDate: 17 November 2013

Venue: Queensbay Mall Outdoor Carpark

With only less than 3 days to the annual Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM), here are a couple of things you need to take note of to avoid getting caught in unwanted situations right before your run.

The PBIM day is the only day in Penang when the Penang Bridge and expressway is completely closed to traffic for the safety of all runners. This 17 November, the closure of the Penang Bridge begins from 1.00am till 10.00am...

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Loy Krathong Festival PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 14 November 2013 07:18

loy krathong 

Date: 17 November 2013

Venue: Wat Chaiya Mangalaram Thai Buddhist Temple

Time: 7.00pm- 10.00pm

The Thai community in Penang and their friends will celebrate the 'LOY KRATHONG' festival  on the 17th  of November 2013 at the Chaiya Mangalaram Buddhist Temple, Pulau Tikus.

The festival is of religious and cultural significance. The word "LOY" means to float and "KRATHONG" means "Leaf cup" a lotus-like blossom made of banana leaves. During the festival, the Thai community and their...

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ESCAPE Adventureplay celebrates first anniversary and breaks ground for new phase PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 14 November 2013 07:10

Waterplay plans 1024x575ESCAPE Adventureplay, the eco theme park and latest attraction located in the green pocket of Teluk Bahang, Penang recently broke ground for it’s new phase, the ESCAPE Waterplay. The ground-breaking ceremony took place in conjunction with ESCAPE’s first year anniversary when they also launched their new attraction called the ‘Monkey School’ for junior kids. The ceremony was officiated by Penang Chief Minister, YAB Lim Guan Eng and witnessed by Penang State EXCO members, YB Danny Law...

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Time Out Penang Weekly Picks: Nov 14 – Nov 20 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 14 November 2013 06:55

comedy club 

Japan Foundation’s traveling exhibition Gazing at the Contemporary World features 76 thought-provoking photos by 23 leading Japanese photographers is on right now at USM’s Tuanku Fauziah  Museum and Art Gallery. Catch American guitarist Trace Bundy live in Penang’s Wawasan Open University on Nov 16 for inspiring fingerstyle guitar work and good music. Laugh out loud with international and local comedians during The Comedy Club performance on Nov 17 at Hard Rock Hotel and RM60...

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Croinuts at Rasa Deli PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 14 November 2013 06:49

IMG 1BY CK Lam

Just recently, we get the first taste of Rasa Deli’s croinuts, a delicious merge of croissant and doughnut. The deli at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang is making the croinuts, a version based on the cronuts created by New York-based chef Dominique Ansel.

“The croinuts are made of laminated dough and deep-fried. The soft and layered interior is filled with fresh tangy lemony flavored pastry cream and its exterior rolled with flavored sugar,” says executive...

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Penang Bridge International Marathon Race-Kit Collection PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 November 2013 11:50

Race kit collectionDate: 9 November 2013 - 16 November 2013

Time: 9 – 15 November  : 9.00am to 9.00pm

           16 November : 9.00am – 4.00pm

Venue: Queensbay Mall Site A

The Race-Kit collection for the Penang Bridge International Marathon begins this Saturday, 9 November! The collection counter will be located at the outdoor carpark in front of Queenbay Mall (Site A). From 9 to 15 November, the counter will open from 9.00am till 9.00pm and on 16 November, the counter will open from 9.00am...

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Tropical Spice Garden Celebrates its 10th Anniversary PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 November 2013 11:47

VIPS and officials holding the new bookDate: 30 November 2013

Time: 9.00am – 6.00pm

Tropical Spice Garden (TSG) had just turned ten this November 2013! The garden kick-started the month with the launching their 10th Anniversary, together with their newly published book “Tropical Spice Garden: Asia's Hidden Eden” and the opening of their new trail called “Beverages of the World”.

The event was officiated by the Chief Minister of Penang, YAB Lim Guan Eng, and attended by Penang State EXCO for Tourism Development, YB...

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