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19th Organ & Piano Museum - The Only Organ Museum in Malaysia PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 09:53

13116355 255323451487022 2621254430829767833 oPipe organ has the longest history among other type of organs. It was used in the church during the 10th century. Pipe organs are hard to find in ordinary households due to being highly-priced. Each and every pipe organ boasts their very own unique design and sizes created by different creators.

The beauty of pipe organ is hard to be expressed with words itself due to its mysterious background. Looking at the unusual great variety of elegant works of art, it’s easy to imagine how important the role pipe winds played in the religious houses of old.

During the transition from pipe organs to pianos, tons of life memories were marked down, hundreds and thousands touching stories were recorded into them.

The graceful and peaceful...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 09:56
Penang Free Sheet Proposes PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 09:51

melbourneDate: Week Beginning Friday July 29th

What a weekend we have ahead of us! Not only is it the last weekend of the month, with its regular offerings of markets, performances and guided tours all free of charge, but this is also the opening weekend of the month-long George Town Festival, now in its seventh year. With several shows to choose from, we like the sound of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow, offering the cream of the Australian comedy scene in one jam-packed...

Feast of St Anne’s 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 July 2016 10:38

St anneDate: 22 July – 31 July 2016

Venue: St Anne’s Church, Bukit Mertajam

The Feast of St. Anne is just round the corner; this year feast begins from 22thJuly to 31stJuly. The 10 day Novena brings a carnival-like atmosphere to the town of Bukit Mertajam and the church compound. The highlight of the Novena is a procession which will commence on the 26thJuly (from church compound to Kampung Baru) and 30thJuly (within church compound).

The theme selected this year is “Merciful Like The...

Kompang Invitation Cup Competition 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 July 2016 10:36

Kompang Competition A3 size OPF1-01Date: 24 July 2016

Time: 8.00pm – 11.00pm

Venue: Uptown Bertam Kepala Batas

Kepala Batas’ Sports and Cultural Tiong Hua Association is organizing a Kompang Invitation Cup Competition 2016. This event will help boost the understanding and preservation of Malay culture both locally and internationally, forming another unique attraction to Penang.

Kompang is a well known traditional musical instrument among the Malay people. It is categorized as small drum which one of its material...

George Town Festival (GTF) 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 July 2016 10:30

gtf2016-email-sig-branding1Date: 29 July – 28 August

The enticing arts programmes and fundraising initiatives hosted by GTF 2016 aim to raise the awareness of the arts within the community.In preparation for its seventh installment, George Town Festival launches its most exciting year yet. Opening shows start in a matter of weeks, on 29 July.

The past editions of the festival have always been about the arts - discovering local talent and bringing in world class shows at affordable prices for the people. This year...

Introducing A New Pearl In The Orient - ICONIC HOTEL, Penang PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 July 2016 10:19

iCONICIconic Group of Companies, one of the fastest growing property developer based in Penang, proudly announce the opening of its’ first hotel project, Iconic Hotel. Located at Icon City Bukit Mertajam, one of the hottest and vibrant area at Mainland Penang, Iconic Hotel is accessible within 5 minutes from Juru Toll Plaza and 10 minutes from Penang Bridge. 

The 195 rooms Iconic Hotel is designed to deliver an inspirational experience with it’s three unique rooms themes, Modern, Urban and...

Penang Free Sheet Proposes PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 July 2016 10:16

Angry IndiansDate: Week Beginning Friday July 22nd

Start the weekend with a good laugh; KL comedy group Angry Indians promise to use their anger and sarcasm to make you laugh out loud on Friday 22nd. More comedy follows with Nunsense, a musical comedy involving nuns hosting a variety show to raise money opening on Wednesday 27th.

Three new art exhibitions open this week: Hantoo in Penang, a group show by one of Taiwan's leading contemporary art collectives, opens on Saturday 23rd, as does Prologue...

Penang Bon Odori 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 17:13

TRM1604 0042 Flyer 170516-01Date: 16 July

Time: 6.00pm to 10.30pm

Venue: Esplanade, Penang

*Fireworks display at 10pm

Penang’s most anticipated Japanese cultural festival is back this year with exciting games, mouth watering Japanese food, exotic performances and more. It will be held on 16 July 2015 from 6.00pm to 11.00pm at the Esplanade.

Bon Odori, a traditional and merry Japanese festival that is celebrated with dance and lively drum performances to welcome the homecoming of ancestral spirits. This festival...

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...

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...

Penang Free Sheet Proposes PDF Print E-mail
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...

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...

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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