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Seniloka Art Festival, December 9th-10th 2017

Penang has a brand new arts festival, and it is all about celebrating local culture and creativity. Supported by MBPP and Think City, and curated and managed by local arts groups Roots Fest, Localhouz and Literaseni, the intent is for Seniloka Art Festival to become an annual event, and one which is accessible for Penang’s working class […]

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Ten Days Three Festivals – November 24th until December 3rd 2017

2017 marks the sixth anniversary of Penang’s annual “Ten Days Three Festivals” season, a veritable relay race of festivals. First off the starting line is the George Town Literary Festival (GTLF), which will be held from November 24th until November 26th. Since its launch in 2011, it has developed into one of the most important […]

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Butterworth Fringe Festival, August 12th-13th 2017

The Butterworth Fringe Festival is an annual event that first occurred in 2015 during that year’s George Town festival. It is a public and free street event celebrating art, heritage and culture, aiming to promote the development of both local and international art and putting the spotlight on the mainland Penang community of Butterworth.  In […]

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Artisan Market, June 19th

Penang is rich with culture and heritage, but, traditional artisans are finding it hard to sustain their trades and pass on their knowledge. This Artisan Market, the second in what we hope will become a regular event, aims to bridge artisans and the public by giving people the chance to watch, learn from, and buy from the […]

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