Melbourne

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow, July 30th and 31st

The “Melbourne International Comedy Festival” selects for its annual international roadtrip some of their best and award winning comedians to spread Australian humour around the world. This time five comedians (Sharul Channa, Phil Wang, Ivan Aristeguieta, Bob Franklin, Damien Power) have been selected to come to Penang and to create a diverse line up which will […]

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George Town World Heritage Celebrations, July 7th-9th

George Town was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on July 7th 2008. This year, to celebrate the 8th anniversary, the George Town Heritage Celebrations will be the most elaborate and extensive yet. The annual celebrations are organised each year by George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI), an organisation which was established by the Penang State Government in April […]

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Handicrafts of Tohoku, Japan

From 1st July until 31st August, the Penang State Museum will be exhibiting breathtaking handicrafts made with traditional craftsmanship from Tohoku. The region was beset by an earthquake and a tsunami in 2011, and the 70 objects on display are testaments to the region’s recovery. The objects open for public viewing—encompassing pottery, lacquerware, textiles, basket […]

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Nostalgia, Violin and Piano Recital, June 25th

In a performance to tug at the heart strings and bring a nostalgic tear to the eye, two talented Singaporean musicians will take you on a tour of the sentimental best of classical music. Bruch’s 1880 “Scottish Fantasy” intertwines Scottish folk melodies; Grieg’s 1886 “Violin Sonata no3 in C Minor” is based on Norwegian folk […]

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