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Kisah Pulau Pinang, 18th, 19th & 26th August 2018

Ombak-Ombak Art Studio is a collective of multi-ethnic artists and producers who mount contemporary performances projecting Malaysian identity and creativity. One of their most popular productions, Kisa Pulau Pinang (the Penang Story) debuted last year at George Town Festival. This year it is back again in case you missed it,  and with a second part […]

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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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Yaron Kohlberg & the Penang Philharmonic Orchestra, August 10th & 11th 2018

During this year’s George Town Festival the Penang Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) will be playing with two incredibly talented young musicians, including the celebrated ‘Pianist With The Golden Hands’, Israeli Yaron Kohlberg. Kohlberg, who now lives in China, has a long list of accolades attached to his name, having played in major halls over five continents  […]

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