The Extravaganza, July 28th 2019

The finale of the George Town Festival 2019 will be a huge celebration — fittingly titled The Extravaganza — on the evening of the 28th July, from 5pm – 11pm along Beach Street (Lebuh Pantai). This will involve some 120 artists, both local and...

BIRD, July 26th & 27th 2019

BIRD is a visually stunning dance production brought to George Town Festival 2019 by two renowned collaborators, the visual theatre company WHS from Finland and the Pichet Klunchun Dance Company from Thailand. Fittingly, while BIRD itself is a product of...

Teater Normcore: Double Bill, July 23rd & 24th 2019

Teater Normcore: Double Bill is an upcoming performance taking place during George Town Festival this year, both directed and written by Ridhwan Saidi. Typically denoting unisex, everyday unpretentious clothing, ‘Normcore’ is an ethos that Saidi applies to the realm...

A Real Fake Forest, July 11th – 28th 2019

29 Lebuh Melayu, the venue for Tan Lay Heong’s new art installation A Real Fake Forest, seems highly unassuming: without signage, the building appears just like the other heritage houses it is sandwiched between. Finding the small yet other-worldly installation that...