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LOCAL FESTIVALS

VOGUE FOR VIRTUE MODEL SEARCH & CHARITY FASHION SHOW

Vogue For Virtue Model Search & Charity Fashion Show 2016 Event Date : 01 Apr 2016 – 30 Apr 2016  Updated 18 December 2015 Queensbay Mall’s Vogue For Virtue has gained much confidence and support from the fashion retailers and…

 

THAI WATER FESTIVAL

Thai Water Festival Event Date : 13 Apr 2016  Updated 18 December 2015   The Water festival or Songkran is a traditional Thai festival that is also celebrated in Penang by devotees to wash away bad luck through liberally splashing…

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

GEORGETOWN FESTIVAL
George Town Festival is an annual, month-long celebration of arts, culture, heritage and community. Inaugurated in 2010 in honour of George Town’s designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Festival transforms the city into a global stage, showcasing world-class…

MERDEKA PARADE
Merdeka Parade Event Date : 31 Aug 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 The annual Merdeka Day Parade will be organised by the Penang State Government on 31 August 2016. Over 150 contingents representing various government agencies such as the State…

PENANG HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL
Penang Hungry Ghost Festival Event Date : 03 Aug 2016 – 31 Aug 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 The Hungry Ghost Festival which falls during the Seventh Lunar Month is celebrated on a grand scale in Penang. During this month,…

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

CHRISTMAS EVE CELEBRATIONS
Christmas Eve Celebrations Event Date : 24 Dec 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 Penang, a hotspot for festive happenings literally lights up with activities. From hotels, shopping complexes, restaurants to bars and pubs, activities including live band performances and dance…

PESTA DRAGON BOAT RACE
Pesta Dragon Boat Race Event Date : 03 Dec 2016 – 04 Dec 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 This event is held in conjunction with Pesta Pulau Pinang and is a tradition to honor the “spirit of the dragon” and…

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

HARI RAYA AIDILFITRI
Hari Raya Aidilfitri Event Date : 06 Jul 2016 – 07 Jul 2016 Updated 20 December 2015 In Malaysia, the Muslims celebrate the start of the month of Syawal by having open houses for their family and friends. Guest can…

PENANG BON ODORI FESTIVAL
Penang Bon Odori Festival Event Date : 16 Jul 2016 Updated 20 December 2015 A traditional and merry Japanese festival that is celebrated with dance and lively drum performances to welcome the homecoming of ancestral spirits. This festival is a…

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

PENANG DURIAN FESTIVAL
Penang Durian Festival Event Date : 01 Jun 2016 – 31 Jul 2016 Updated 20 December 2015 Durian is one of the most popular fruit in Penang and it is a must try for all visitors. During this fruit season,…

PENANG INTERNATIONAL LION DANCE ON STILTS CHAMPIONSHIP
Penang International Lion Dance on Stilts Championship Event Date : 11 Jun 2016 – 12 Jun 2016 Updated 20 December 2015 Come and join the crowd in watching the action packed and exciting Lion Dance on stilts competition as teams…

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

ST.PATRICK’S FESTIVAL
St.Patrick’s Festival Event Date : 04 Mar 2016 – 05 Mar 2016 2016 is the year of Festivals in Malaysia and we are planning to be part of that to promote Malaysia on the world map again. Our St.Patrick’s Ball…

NURTURE ENGAGE EXCHANGE (NEX) 2016 – LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Nurture Engage Exchange (NEX) 2016 – Leadership Conference Event Date : 10 Mar 2016 – 12 Mar 2016 Updated 18 December 2015 Nurturing value-based competent leaders, engaging leaders in active learning & practices and exchanging resources and network by seeking…

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

WESAK DAY
Wesak Day Event Date : 21 May 2016 Updated 18 December 2015 Wesak Day is observed by devotees to celebrate Buddha’s Birthday enlightenment and achievement of Nirvana. From very early in the morning devotees flock to temples to meditate as…

PENANG INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL
Penang International Dragon Boat Festival Event Date : 28 May 2016 – 29 May 2016 Updated 18 December 2015 Although Dragon Boat racing has been around in Penang since 1950s, it has only gained international popularity in the last few…

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

PENANG BRIDGE INTERNATIONAL MARATHON
Penang Bridge International Marathon Event Date : 20 Nov 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 The Penang Bridge International Marathon is an international running event catered to all from young to old and leisure to serious runners. The event in now…

GEORGE TOWN LITERARY FESTIVAL
George Town Literary Festival Event Date : 25 Nov 2016 – 27 Nov 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 George Town Literary Festival (GTLF) is featured alongside In-between Arts Festival and the Penang Island Jazz Festival, in conjunction with ’10 Days…

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

NINE EMPEROR GODS FESTIVAL
Nine Emperor Gods Festival Event Date : 01 Oct 2016 – 09 Oct 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 The Nine Emperor Gods Festival (Kew Ong Yeah) is celebrated on the 1st till the 9th day of ninth month in the…

DEEPAVALI
Deepavali Event Date : 29 Oct 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 This colorful festival is also known as “The Festival of Lights” and is celebrated by the Hindus. Oil lamps are lit and decorated in their homes on Deepavali morning…

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

NINE EMPEROR GODS FESTIVAL
Nine Emperor Gods Festival Event Date : 01 Oct 2016 – 09 Oct 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 The Nine Emperor Gods Festival (Kew Ong Yeah) is celebrated on the 1st till the 9th day of ninth month in the…

DEEPAVALI
Deepavali Event Date : 29 Oct 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 This colorful festival is also known as “The Festival of Lights” and is celebrated by the Hindus. Oil lamps are lit and decorated in their homes on Deepavali morning…

April

LOCAL FESTIVALS

VOGUE FOR VIRTUE MODEL SEARCH & CHARITY FASHION SHOW

Vogue For Virtue Model Search & Charity Fashion Show 2016 Event Date : 01 Apr 2016 – 30 Apr 2016  Updated 18 December 2015 Queensbay Mall’s Vogue For Virtue has gained much confidence and support from the fashion retailers and…

 

THAI WATER FESTIVAL

Thai Water Festival Event Date : 13 Apr 2016  Updated 18 December 2015   The Water festival or Songkran is a traditional Thai festival that is also celebrated in Penang by devotees to wash away bad luck through liberally splashing…

August

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

GEORGETOWN FESTIVAL
George Town Festival is an annual, month-long celebration of arts, culture, heritage and community. Inaugurated in 2010 in honour of George Town’s designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Festival transforms the city into a global stage, showcasing world-class…

MERDEKA PARADE
Merdeka Parade Event Date : 31 Aug 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 The annual Merdeka Day Parade will be organised by the Penang State Government on 31 August 2016. Over 150 contingents representing various government agencies such as the State…

PENANG HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL
Penang Hungry Ghost Festival Event Date : 03 Aug 2016 – 31 Aug 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 The Hungry Ghost Festival which falls during the Seventh Lunar Month is celebrated on a grand scale in Penang. During this month,…

December

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

CHRISTMAS EVE CELEBRATIONS
Christmas Eve Celebrations Event Date : 24 Dec 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 Penang, a hotspot for festive happenings literally lights up with activities. From hotels, shopping complexes, restaurants to bars and pubs, activities including live band performances and dance…

PESTA DRAGON BOAT RACE
Pesta Dragon Boat Race Event Date : 03 Dec 2016 – 04 Dec 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 This event is held in conjunction with Pesta Pulau Pinang and is a tradition to honor the “spirit of the dragon” and…

July

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

HARI RAYA AIDILFITRI
Hari Raya Aidilfitri Event Date : 06 Jul 2016 – 07 Jul 2016 Updated 20 December 2015 In Malaysia, the Muslims celebrate the start of the month of Syawal by having open houses for their family and friends. Guest can…

PENANG BON ODORI FESTIVAL
Penang Bon Odori Festival Event Date : 16 Jul 2016 Updated 20 December 2015 A traditional and merry Japanese festival that is celebrated with dance and lively drum performances to welcome the homecoming of ancestral spirits. This festival is a…

June

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

PENANG DURIAN FESTIVAL
Penang Durian Festival Event Date : 01 Jun 2016 – 31 Jul 2016 Updated 20 December 2015 Durian is one of the most popular fruit in Penang and it is a must try for all visitors. During this fruit season,…

PENANG INTERNATIONAL LION DANCE ON STILTS CHAMPIONSHIP
Penang International Lion Dance on Stilts Championship Event Date : 11 Jun 2016 – 12 Jun 2016 Updated 20 December 2015 Come and join the crowd in watching the action packed and exciting Lion Dance on stilts competition as teams…

March

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

ST.PATRICK’S FESTIVAL
St.Patrick’s Festival Event Date : 04 Mar 2016 – 05 Mar 2016 2016 is the year of Festivals in Malaysia and we are planning to be part of that to promote Malaysia on the world map again. Our St.Patrick’s Ball…

NURTURE ENGAGE EXCHANGE (NEX) 2016 – LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Nurture Engage Exchange (NEX) 2016 – Leadership Conference Event Date : 10 Mar 2016 – 12 Mar 2016 Updated 18 December 2015 Nurturing value-based competent leaders, engaging leaders in active learning & practices and exchanging resources and network by seeking…

May

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

WESAK DAY
Wesak Day Event Date : 21 May 2016 Updated 18 December 2015 Wesak Day is observed by devotees to celebrate Buddha’s Birthday enlightenment and achievement of Nirvana. From very early in the morning devotees flock to temples to meditate as…

PENANG INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL
Penang International Dragon Boat Festival Event Date : 28 May 2016 – 29 May 2016 Updated 18 December 2015 Although Dragon Boat racing has been around in Penang since 1950s, it has only gained international popularity in the last few…

November

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

PENANG BRIDGE INTERNATIONAL MARATHON
Penang Bridge International Marathon Event Date : 20 Nov 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 The Penang Bridge International Marathon is an international running event catered to all from young to old and leisure to serious runners. The event in now…

GEORGE TOWN LITERARY FESTIVAL
George Town Literary Festival Event Date : 25 Nov 2016 – 27 Nov 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 George Town Literary Festival (GTLF) is featured alongside In-between Arts Festival and the Penang Island Jazz Festival, in conjunction with ’10 Days…

October

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

NINE EMPEROR GODS FESTIVAL
Nine Emperor Gods Festival Event Date : 01 Oct 2016 – 09 Oct 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 The Nine Emperor Gods Festival (Kew Ong Yeah) is celebrated on the 1st till the 9th day of ninth month in the…

DEEPAVALI
Deepavali Event Date : 29 Oct 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 This colorful festival is also known as “The Festival of Lights” and is celebrated by the Hindus. Oil lamps are lit and decorated in their homes on Deepavali morning…

September

LOCAL FESTIVALS

 

NINE EMPEROR GODS FESTIVAL
Nine Emperor Gods Festival Event Date : 01 Oct 2016 – 09 Oct 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 The Nine Emperor Gods Festival (Kew Ong Yeah) is celebrated on the 1st till the 9th day of ninth month in the…

DEEPAVALI
Deepavali Event Date : 29 Oct 2016 Updated 21 December 2015 This colorful festival is also known as “The Festival of Lights” and is celebrated by the Hindus. Oil lamps are lit and decorated in their homes on Deepavali morning…