Festival wraps up on a brilliant note

George Town Festival 2021 in Penang ended on a high with ‘All Together Now’, a cultural and contemporary dance show celebrating diversity.

Held at Dewan Sri Pinang over two nights, it saw three of the nation’s foremost dance companies putting on enthralling displays.

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Days filled with diverse art and craft

George Town Festival 2021’s ‘Nine Days Eight Exhibitions’ campaign delighted art lovers with its diverse and fascinating offerings.

There were shows at various venues across town including the U.A.B Building in China Street Ghaut where the 3 x 3 Group Exhibition took place.

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Celebrating multicultural Penang in a breezy way

LOCALS visiting the Sama-Sama: George Town exhibition by Lefty Julian can instantly relate to many of the scenes and stories depicted in his comic-style art.

From the city’s iconic streets to its now defunct double-decker ferries, the 12 pieces on display encapsulated how everyday life is like in multi-cultural Penang.

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3 creative festivals to look out for in Malaysia and Singapore

Some of the region’s best festivals are back in full swing, with both physical and virtual programmes to accommodate guests. From arts and culture to food and entertainment, sign yourself up for whatever tickles your fancy and get to know other like-minded people at these highly-anticipated events.

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Malaysian art festivals spring back to life

GEORGE TOWN, Malaysia — After 20 months of COVID-19-related travel restrictions, the Chinese shophouses that line the streets of George Town, a tourist hot spot on Malaysia’s northwestern island of Penang, have rolled up their metallic awnings and dusted off their sidewalk frontages.

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Back to delight art lovers

George Town Festival 2021 seeks to revitalise Penang’s art scene with two exciting campaigns called ‘Nine Days Eight Exhibitions’ and ‘Nine Days Eight Shows’.

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