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Songkran Water Festival Penang, 13th April 2018

Songkran, also known as the Thai Water Festival, is a traditional Thai Festival to mark the New Year. Is also celebrated in Penang, notably along Lorong Burma in Pulau Tikus, where both the Thai Reclining Buddha temple and the Burmese Temple celebrate with gusto. The now almost-destroyed historic hamlet of Kampong Siam (Thai Village) is nearby; […]

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Mexican Film Festival, 2nd – 6th April 2018

After last year’s first ever Mexican Film festival in Penang, movie fans are delighted that the festival is back again this year, from April 2nd until 6th, with screenings every evening at 8pm in penangpac’s Stage 2. Each of the five successful Mexican films will be shown with English subtitles. Movie fans will know that the “Golden […]

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