THE broad spectrum of interesting subjects and sceneries that can be photographed on both Penang island and the mainland makes the state a shutterbug’s dream.
Spektrum luas subjek dan pemandangan menarik yang boleh dirakamkan di kedua-dua pulau Pulau Pinang dan tanah besar menjadikan negeri ini sebagai impian shutterbug.
In the blink of an eye, Chinese New Year 2022 will be coming to an end. And, the final and 15th day of the Lunar New Year is also known as Chap Goh Mei or Chinese Valentine’s Day.
January marks the beginning of the new year and also new beginning. The past year has been hard on the art industries as many art spaces, performing art centres and galleries were not able to operate; some even has been forced to shut down. The New Year brings new opportunities and there some galleries and institution that are opening their doors to working together with them.
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.
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.
GEORGE TOWN – While most tweens are busy focusing on their schoolwork and Zoom classes, 13-year-old Annabelle Tan Zi Lynn has already released her third fashion collection, after years of being a child model, actress and dancer.
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.
GEORGE TOWN, Nov 26 — What makes George Town so special?
It is the busy traditional wet market where all races converge to get their groceries.
Eight artists reflect on what it’s like to be confined at home during lockdown in three-day group exhibition
GEORGE TOWN, Nov 26 — The lockdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic have led to a sense of isolation for many, but this isolation became the spark behind the works exhibited by eight artists in the 3×3 group exhibition held at UAB Building along China Street Ghaut.
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.
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.
GEORGE TOWN – What used to be a functional item has also become something that can haunt us. The plastic box used for takeaways is arguably the most used item during the movement control order (MCO) when it was forbidden to dine out.
It’s time to get immersed in the arts – physically! “Nine Days Eight Exhibitions” will be carried out from 20 to 28 November 2021. Get ready to celebrate arts everywhere from shopping malls to a cafe, historical buildings, and even a godown-turned-event-venue.
‘Between 01’: A haunting art installation highlighting isolation during pandemic lockdown, part of George Town Festival 2021
GEORGE TOWN, Nov 21 — The national lockdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 and this year meant long periods of isolation for many people.
GEORGE TOWN – It has been 11 years since George Town Festival (GTF) was inaugurated and it is showing no signs of slowing down, despite the pandemic, with the launch of 2021’s Nine Days Eight Exhibitions and Nine Days Eight Shows yesterday.
After a limited hybrid presentation in June due to pandemic restrictions, the George Town Festival (GTF) wraps up its 12th edition this year with two arts programmes comprising Nine Days Eight Exhibitions and Nine Days Eight Shows from Nov 20-28 and Dec 4-12, respectively.
GEORGE TOWN – Zoom has been the go-to platform for board room meetings, classes, job interviews, and events during this pandemic, but have you ever hard of detective work being done via this cloud-based video communication platform?
Opening a portal to other worlds in the comfort of your room.
The human imagination is one of the most powerful tools available to us from the moment we’re born. And in the middle of a pandemic, where so many of us are under lockdown, the limits of…
Three Malaysian musicians in different parts of the world, digitally united.
Besides inviting international artists to showcase work, the annual George Town Festival is also an opportunity to celebrate and spotlight local talent. And what better way to do that than to highlight the local artists…
A digital whodunnit that captures the thrill of live theatre.
One of the most unique aspects of live theatre that differentiates it from film, is how no matter how many times you watch it, there’s always something…
A bite-sized film is all it takes to tell a powerful story in this pandemic era.
The G-Short film festival will show viewers at home how a good story can be told in 90 seconds.
Bersempena George Town Festival (10-18 Julai), teater maya BODY X: The Culprit menjamu penonton dengan persembahan yang menggabungkan misteri dan interaksi audiens yang membuat kita tertanya-tanya kesudahan sebenar sehingga saat akhir.
PENANG will kick-off a week-long galore of virtual programmes in conjunction with George Town Festival (GTF) 2021 which is being held from today till July 18.
While the 2021 George Town Festival was planned as a hybrid festival, the ongoing lockdown measures implemented across the country have relegated most of its shows…
Ever heard of projection mapping? It’s when animations or videos are projected onto buildings or irregular shapes to make them come to life. It’s crazy cool what projection mapping artists have come up with.
When theatremakers Danny Yeo and Li Xie founded BODY X Productions in 2014, immersive theatre in Singapore was practically non-existent at the time, marking…
It was meant to be a music concert of some magnitude.
Classical musicians Tan Yong Yaw, Raymond Choo Boon Yew and Chow Jun Yi dreamt it to be an unforgettable night of Chinese orchestra…
WHAT happens when the highly anticipated annual festival in Penang, the George Town Festival (GTF), is forced to pack their hopes of a physical celebration? They have decided, albeit in a very short span of time, to ferry art into homes via online channels.
THE annual George Town Festival (GTF) featuring visual art, theatre, music, dance, photography and film programmes will return for its 12th edition and be fully carried out online.
THE GEORGE TOWN Festival (GTF), since its inception in 2010, has gone from strength to strength, cementing its name as one of the most important art festivals in the country.
The George Town Festival (GTF), an annual festival held in Penang’s capital, George Town, in honour of the city’s designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has served as a catalyst that has…
PETALING JAYA: George Town has received 697 submissions from 37 countries for its inaugural edition of the “G-Short” Short Film Festival.
Can an on-site arts festival be held in Malaysia during the pandemic? Think dance performances and…
GEORGE TOWN – The Penang government has called on the corporate sector and philanthropists to donate to the arts and culture…
PULAU TIKUS – Bagaikan satu penghormatan buat pelukis autism, Frankie Lim apabila hasil karya lukisannya bakal dipamerkan pada festival yang cukup…
Penang state government – Consider allowing international tourists who have been vaccinated to enter Malaysia
Penang is calling on the federal government to consider allowing international tourists who have been vaccinated to enter Malaysia.
THE George Town Festival (GTF) today launched its first publication in the form of a photobook called ‘Penang at a…
George Town, 7 April 2021 – For many creatives, the new normal brings new ways of creating. That’s why George Town…
PENANG’s signature festival, the George Town Festival (GTF) will go hybrid in 2021 after having a successful virtual run this…