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Visual feast of works by 14 artists

Visual feast of works by 14 artists

By PAUL TOH GEORGE TOWN: ST JO’S @ Gurney Paragon was “under attack” for four consecutive days by 14 renowned artists recently, in an exhibition titled Art Attack!. Held in conjunction with the month-long George Town Festival 2012, the magnificently restored heritage landmark was a hive of activities with hundreds turning up to participate during [...]

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Coming together in art

Coming together in art

GEORGE TOWN: THIS is one extraordinary art exhibition that should not be missed by art lovers since it involves the participation of 50 artists from many nations in Asia, Europe and the United States, offering a massive display of artistic talent. Aptly titled “We ART together”, the exhibition makes use of the two galleries of [...]

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In living colour

In living colour

By IVAN NG and CLIFFORD LEE Photos by LIM BENG TATT THE Live Heritage event staged in conjunction with the George Town Festival was an eye-opening experience for Upper Six student Seah Kean Soon. Together with his four friends, the Jit Sin Independent High School student visited a few heritage locations such as Khoo Kongsi [...]

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A roti canai record worth the dough

A roti canai record worth the dough

GEORGE TOWN: This year’s George Town Festival (GTF) has created another first – a 400m-long roti canai made from 2,786 pieces of the local favourite. The effort earned a mention in the Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) for being the longest chain of roti canai ever assembled in the country. The Kapitan Keling Mosque management [...]

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Thousands celebrate culture in George Town

Thousands celebrate culture in George Town

By JOSEPHINE JALLEH, LO TERN CHERN, CLIFFORD LEE and IVAN NG GEORGE TOWN: The streets of George Town’s heritage enclave took on a carnival atmosphere when thousands of locals and tourists thronged the Live Heritage festival to celebrate the historic city’s fourth anniversary as a Unesco World Heritage Site. There were more than 40 cultural [...]

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Heritage enclave comes alive with celebration

Heritage enclave comes alive with celebration

FUN: Penang’s landmark tourist site George Town was abuzz with cultural street performances as revellers celebrated the of the third jubilee of the Unesco World Heritage site GEORGE TOWN: PENANG’s heritage enclave was abuzz with cultural street performances in conjunction with the George Town Festival to celebrate the third anniversary of the Unesco World Heritage [...]

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Over 40 cultural events to be showcased during three-day festival in George Town

Over 40 cultural events to be showcased during three-day festival in George Town

THE streets of George Town will come alive from July 6 to July 8 as the city celebrates the 4th anniversary of its inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Over 40 cultural performances from the local communities, open house visits to historical sites and homes, talks, arts and crafts showcases and food bazaars have [...]

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Nasi Kandar Carnival, Open-air Style In Penang On July 6-7

Nasi Kandar Carnival, Open-air Style In Penang On July 6-7

GEORGE TOWN, June 29 (Bernama) — Locals and visitors will be able to enjoy Penang’s famous nasi kandar, a meal of rice with a variety of curries and side dishes, el fresco when the Penang Muslim League holds the Nasi Kandar Carnival, here, from July 6 to 7. Its president Datuk Najmudeen Kader said the [...]

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Enjoy George Town's rich heritage at festival

Enjoy George Town’s rich heritage at festival

GEORGE TOWN: Musical performances, art and the rich heritage of Penang will be showcased at the George Town Festival 20 this month and next month. The organiser is giving the public the chance to win premium tickets to the concerts and shows in the Code Red contest at the festival. The contest will have a [...]

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