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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 needs. With a huge selection of local and international air tickets, tour packages catering to every market segment, there is definitely a package suitable for everyone

MITM 2016 with a total of 53 exhibitors and more than 330 exhibition booths...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 June 2016 13:44
Penang Welcomes over 4,000 Guests on Billion-Dollar Smartship Ovation of the Seas’ Maiden Call PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 June 2016 13:16

Ovation of the SeasPenang welcomed one of Royal Caribbean International’s newest billion-dollar smartship Ovation of the Seas on the 7 of June, becoming the first port-of-call for the ship in Southeast Asia. She is also carrying the highest number of guests ever onboard a cruise ship calling at Penang, totalling 4,091 guests from around the world.

The ship is on a 14-night cruise from Dubai to Singapore which has also called at Muscat and Cochin. To celebrate the maiden call, a plaque and key ceremony was...

Party Lorong 4 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 June 2016 13:12

TUG-poster-A3-B1Date: 11-12 June 2016

Time: 10.00am – 7.00pm

Venue: Hin Bus Depot

Party Lorong promotes local and regional handmade crafts and artworks, and support the rebranding of traditional forms or art and crafts.

This year’s edition of Party Lorong will advance the vision even further by providing a platform for interactive learning between artists and craftspeople as well as for public through dedicated workshops, talks and sharing sessions.

Party Lorong presents as an art market showcase...

Last Updated on Friday, 10 June 2016 15:03
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Thursday, 09 June 2016 13:08

SteinwayDate: Week Beginning Friday June 10th

Be amazed this weekend by the extraordinary talent of Malaysia's young pianists in the 3rd Steinway Malaysia Youth Piano Competition 2016. Eleven young talented pianists aged 8-17 will compete in the semi-final on Saturday 11th, and final on Sunday 12th. 

For more details on these and other events happening this week in Penang, please visit For more on our recommendations, please...

Hong Kong tourists arrive solely for Durian feasting PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 June 2016 12:00

13312672 1936692589890400 8747241636771826723 nVenue: George Town, Penang

The start of the durian season brings droves of visitors to Penang from all over the country and even overseas. Savor fresh durians categorized according to grades as well as sumptuous delicacies made from durians. Although it is an acquired taste for the uninitiated, this controversial fruit will win the hearts of those who are brave enough to try.

One of the tour companies in Hong Kong, EGL Tours, a pioneer in packaging tours with durians has been promoting its...

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