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Wednesday, 27 July 2016 10:12

Hungry Ghost Festival 2016 front amendedDate: 3 August – 31 August

Venue: Along the streets of Penang *refer to schedule

The month long annual Hungry Ghost Festival this year falls on 3 August to 31 August 2016.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 can expect...

Last Updated on Friday, 29 July 2016 09:06
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Remembering Teresa Teng PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 27 July 2016 10:04

Lets sing the blues1Date: 6 September

Time: 8.00pm onwards

Venue: Dewan Sri Pinang

Source from Buletin Mutiara

* Tickets are priced at RM220, RM180 and RM100

Those who grew up listening to the sweet and timeless melodies of the late Teresa Teng will have the opportunity to relive this priceless experience down memory lane on September 6 when “Teresa Teng The Musical” is staged at Dewan Sri Pinang.

Brought to Penang by Spring-Time Group Limited, which is headed by well-known Hong Kong director and...

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 July 2016 09:57
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ASICS Penang Bridge International Marathon (APBIM) 2016 - Running Clinic I PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 09:59

running clinic 1Date: 31 July 26, 2016

Time: 7.30am – 10.00am

Venue: Penang Botanic Gardens

*FREE admission but registration is required, for APBIM 2016 participants only

The very first APBIM 2016 Running Clinic will be happening on 31 July, from 7.30am-10.00am at the Penang Botanic Gardens!

Experience running instructors will be invited to guide runners on the Do’s and Don’ts in marathon. This FREE Running Clinic is held to provide marathon beginners a basic kick-start on running and to encourage...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 10:03
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19th Organ & Piano Museum - The Only Organ Museum in Malaysia PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
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...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 09:56
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Penang Free Sheet Proposes PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
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...

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Feast of St Anne’s 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
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...

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Kompang Invitation Cup Competition 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
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...

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George Town Festival (GTF) 2016 PDF Print E-mail
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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...

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Introducing A New Pearl In The Orient - ICONIC HOTEL, Penang PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
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...

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

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Penang Bon Odori 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
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...

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