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The Moscow Circus, September 13th-30th 2018

The Russians have always been known for doing circus better than any other nation, and luckily for us here in Malaysia, the Moscow Circus has come to town! Recently opened in KL, the circus is on an 8-month 10-city tour of Malaysia, and will be in Penang from September 13th until 30th, erecting their 2,700 […]

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Kaxabu! Circus, August 18th-19th 2018

Thunar Circus, a well respected troupe in Taiwan, will be bringing one of their latest performances to George Town during this years festival. ‘Kaxabu: A Language No Longer Spoken?’ grapples with issues of identity and marginalised cultures in the modern age. The Kaxabu people are an indigenous tribe of Taiwan, living in the central plains […]

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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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A Simple Space, August 11th and 12th 2017

A Simple Space from the award-winning Adelaide-based acrobatics troupe Gravity and Other Myths premiered at the 2013 Adelaide Fringe, and has since been performed all over the world to critical and popular acclaim. We are truly fortunate to have them visit us here in Penang as part of this year’s George Town Festival.       […]

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Great British Circus, Until July 30th 2017

The Great British Circus is, well, great, very British, and definitely a circus! An evening at this circus takes you back to “the olden days” with its good, clean, family-friendly fun, but it is bang up-to-date with the latest in circus tricks and comic characters; Spiderman and Superman both fly through the air… The touring […]

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