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Penang Hungry Ghost Festival 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 17 August 2017 16:40

Hungry Ghost Festival  web1eDate: 22 August – 19 September

Venue: Along the streets of Penang *refer to schedule*

The month long annual Hungry Ghost Festival this year falls on 22 August to 19 September 2017. The Chinese believe that every year, the Gates of Hell are opened for spirits and ghosts to return to earth and roam freely in search of food and to visit their living ancestors.

Various prayers, religious activities, opera performances and puppet theaters will be conducted throughout the month at various venues as shown in the schedule.

Some of the highlights are Teochew and Hokkien Puppet Show and Opera performances and etc. Elaborate costumes and make-up, exaggerated expressions, dramatic movements, and storytelling through singing are the things one...

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Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:05

Raya facebook use editDate: 25 & 26 June

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 25 June 2017.

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...

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Malaysia Miniature Hobby Show 2017 (MMHS 2017) & Malaysia Competition (MALCOM) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:56

MALCOM POSTER NEWeDate:  8 & 9 July 2017

Time: 10am to 6pm

Venue: Perdana Ballroom 1,2,3,4, Bayan Ballroom 1 & 2 @Cititel Penang

Malaysia Miniature Hobby Show 2017 (MMHS 2017) & Malaysia Competition (MALCOM) will be held on 8 and 9 July 2017 at Cititel Penang from 10am to 6pm. Malaysia Miniature Hobby Show is brought to you by World Hobby Miniatures and Hong Kong Model with the dedication to promote scale hobby modelling. The event aims to attract all hobbyists from South East Asia Region and other parts...

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Queensbay Mall Vogue for Virtue 2017: Inspiring Models to be Role Models PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 29 March 2017 15:11

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Venue: Queensbay Mall, Penang 

This April, Queensbay Mall celebrates the fashion month with Vogue for Virtue, an annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme to help the less fortunate children. In essence, Vogue For Virtue comprises of two major highlights - the month-long Model Search and the Charity Fashion Show With Celebrities – of which all proceeds will be channeled to the official beneficiary, World Vision Malaysia.

 

Highlights of Vogue...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 15:20
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Penang Fashion Week 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 15:08

170317 - PFW 2017 A1 Poster with logo-RGBDate: 15 – 23 April 2017

Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang

Under the theme Colours of Spring / Summer 2017, the 3rd edition of Penang Fashion Week 2017 will take place from 15-23 April 2017 at Gurney Paragon Mall, presenting the latest fashion trends of some of the famous brands, as well as showcasing creativity of design talents from local and abroad. The public and trade visitors can expect a series of delightful catwalks shows, realising Penang Fashion Week’s objective to bring...

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Penang International Food Festival PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 15:04

generic-01Date:  15 – 30 April

Venue:  Lebuh Pantai, Jalan Kelawai and Gurney Paragon Mall

The inaugural Penang International Food Festival (PIFF2017) of sizzling food and culture will be held over 16 days from the 15th to 30th April 2017 where its main venues are at Lebuh Pantai, Jalan Kelawai and Gurney Paragon Mall.

Visitors can experience and indulge in Penang’s famed food and culture. Each weekend will have a theme, namely, ‘Savour the Past’, ‘Enjoy the Present’ and ‘Relish the...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 15:08
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WTCF Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference in Penang PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 March 2017 18:08

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Venue: Setia SPICE Convention Centre & Hotel Equatorial Penang

Penang State Tourism Development Committee and World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) will be organizing the WTCF Asia - Pacific Tourism Conference on 26 & 27 March 2017 at Setia SPICE Convention Centre and Hotel Equatorial Penang, Malaysia.

The theme of the WTCF Asia - Pacific Tourism Conference is “One Belt One Road: Development of Tourism Corridor and City Hub with the objective of exchanging views to...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 18:28
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St. Patrick's Festival 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 18:01

st patrick2017 a4 ballDate    :           9-12 March 2017

Venue  :          E&O Hotel and Straits Quay

Organised by the Penang Irish Association, the Penang St. Patrick's Festival celebrates the very best of Irish culture and traditions. The four-day festival will showcase a musical 'The Clash of Kings at Clontarf', parade, exhibition, a live concert and performances from Ireland.

St. Patrick's Day Parades are held in 160 countries worldwide and the event helps promote Irish culture and puts...

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Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM) 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 17:42

PBIM 2016 83editedPenang State Tourism Development Committee has begun to organize PBIM 2017, which will be held on 26 November 2017. In year 2017, PBIM Committee is targeting a total of 35,000 from both local and overseas. 

We had reached almost 17,000 participants since the registration started on 16 February 2017. However,   Stage 1 registration fee is now applicable for each category as below:

Full Marathon          : RM 90

Half Marathon          : RM 70

10KM Junior            : RM...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 18:07
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Chinese New Year Celebration 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 11:02

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Chinese New Year is celebrated on the first day of the Lunar Calendar with each year ushering in a zodiac animal ruling sign. 2017 is the year of the Rooster. As Penang is the home of a sizable Chinese population, Chinese New Year is one of the most significant celebrations here. Celebrations usually start on the eve of Chinese New Year where family members gather for a Reunion Dinner to enjoy traditional Chinese delicacies. Public is invited to be part of the...

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Pai Ti Kong Festival 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 24 January 2017 10:54

Pai Ti Kong

Date: 4 February

Venue: Jade Emperor God's Temple ( Ti Kong Tua), Bukit bendera 

The 9th day of Chinese New Year, also known as Ti Kong Seh in Hokkien (Jade Emperor God's birthday) is celebrated on a grand scale by the Hokkien clan to commemorate their forefathers escape in ancient China. This day is also the first day of Hokkien New Year. At the stroke of midnight, prayers are performed with much gaiety with offerings of food, fruits, liquor and sugarcane stalks to the Jade Emperor God.

 
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