Francis Light Cemetery Tour

Date: 28 Aug 2016 Time: 2:00PM – 3:00 PM Location: Info counter of Little Penang Street Market, Upper Penang Road Uncover the history and stories in this 45-minute tour. Registration required, contact +604 264 2631 or [email protected] The cemetery tour will honour Captain Francis Light, the founder of the British colony in Penang and his […]

Astronomy Weekend

Venue: 27 & 28 September, 10:00am to 6:00pm Date & Time: Tech Dome Penang The Astronomical Society of Penang will be having a two-day “Astronomy Weekend” program in Tech Dome Penang on 27 & 28 August 2016 (Sat & Sun), from 10.00am to 6.00pm. There will be solar observation sessions, talks, planetarium shows, and exhibitions. […]

An Evenings of Lights At Khoo Kongsi

Date: 27 Aug 2016 Time: 6:30 PM to 10PM Location: Khoo Kongsi An Evening Of Lights @ Khoo Kongsi is one of the main events organised by PGT for the public where Khoo Kongsi turns on all its lights at its courtyard to accommodate interesting Chinese arts and cultural performances. Come witness and take photos […]

George Town Night Trail

Date: 26 Aug 2016 Time: 7:30PM – 9:30PM Location: Meeting Point is at the main entrance of Whiteaways Arcade Registration required, contact +604 263 1166 or [email protected] The guided Night Walking Tours will introduce George Town’s architectural and cultural wonders. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is just as photogenic at night as it is in […]

Penang Boria Festival 2016

Date: 19 – 20 August 206 Time: 8PM Venue: Fort Cornwallis, Esplanade *ENTRANCE IS FREE Bring your family and friends to Penang’s Boria Festival 2016 from 8.00pm onwards at Fort Cornwallis. Boria performance is oriented from the colorful era concept. The presentation of each group has a different theme such as movie themes, tale, fairyland […]

Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival 2016 – Vol 2

Date: 12-14 Auust 2016 Time: 10am – 10pm Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival 2016 (PCDF) is designed distinctively to celebrate the blossoming of the vast varieties of exotic coffee, granting coffee lovers the luxury of being introduced to the latest products and services, as well as enhance and encourage the growth […]

Perseids Meteor Shower Observation 2016

Date: 12 August 2016 Time: 10pm onwards Venue: Lim Choon Kiat’s Observatory Contact: Dr Chong 016-315 7318 Despite the inconsistent weather, we manage to see 71 Perseid meteors and some random non-Perseid meteors from Lim Choon Kiat Observatory in Pulau Betong before it started to rain around 5am. About 100 people including kids turned up […]

Potehi Journeys: Glove Puppet Theatre from Taiwan, Indonesia and Penang

Potehi Journeys: Glove Puppet Theatre from Taiwan, Indonesia and Penang Date: 19-20 Aug 2016 Time: 7:45PM, 8:45PM, 9.:30PM Venue: Seh Tek Tong Cheah Kongsi Contact: Tan Sooi Beng at [email protected] The traditional art of Potehi was earlier performed for gods in temples, but it is increasingly finding relevance with contemporary audiences. This August, the puppets […]

Kata-Kata 2100 at Wakao Cafe

Date: 29 July to 28 August 2016 Time: 11AM – 9:30PM Location: Wakao Cafe Kata-kata 2100 is an interactive art project by creative studio “Something Meaningful” that explores the evolution of the Malay language. Using visuals and facts, the artist seeks to inform viewers about the myriad cultural influences, both native and foreign, on the […]

Armenian Street’s Got Talent

Date: Every Saturday Time: 5PM to 9PM Venue: Armenian Street Contact: +6016 419 8449 文艺达人巷 Armenian St’s Got Talent will be held at Armenian Street approximately every Saturday (5-10pm) starting from 23rd of November, for a trial run period of 3 months. This project is carried out by YB Teh Lai Heng Service Center, collaboration […]