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...
French Film Festival, May 25th-June 4th 2017

French Film Festival, May 25th-June 4th 2017

Alliance Francaise, the French cultural organisation, once again brings the best of recent French cinema to Penang, as part of a larger French Festival, which includes an exhibition, a piano recital, and the annual “Fête de la Musique”.  Seventeen films...
Opera 7.45 – The Twilight Zone, Until April 27th

Opera 7.45 – The Twilight Zone, Until April 27th

Penang Photographer Albert Foo loves Chinese opera. His passion for an art form he fears is dying in Penang is gloriously obvious in this exhibition of his photographs at Keeni Kessler Gallery.  The photographs were all taken against the magical light of the twilight...
Mexican Film Festival 2017, 11th – 14th April 2017

Mexican Film Festival 2017, 11th – 14th April 2017

The “Golden Age of Mexican Cinema” was back in the 1930s-1960s. At the turn of this century, Mexican films made global news again, with the brilliant Y Tu Mamá También and Amores Perros. You may not know it, but Mexican directors won the Oscar Award for...