Opening weekend highlights of George Town festival 2018 in Penang

The 9th edition of George Town festival opened with a bang with a stellar opening performance ‘Kelantan: A living heritage ‘ at Dewan Sri Pinang Pinang. We managed to catch the powerful dance performance ‘Between tiny cities’ by Nick Power at Loft 29. The SeaShorts successfully concluded at Hin Bus Depot on Sunday night which…

Top 10 George town festival 2017 must see exhibitions. 

10. Paintings from the sea.  An art exhibition by Italian artist Elena at Studio Howard, 13 Armenian Street. Exhibition opens tomorrow 29 July and runs until the end of George Town festival on the 3 Sept.  Venue: Studio Howard  Address: 13 Armenian Street  Opening hours : 11am –  6pm  9. Joined by the crown  Joined…

Suara Asean marks the start of George town festival 2017 

Penang Local has been busy reviewing events from the opening weekend of George town festival.  The sensational Suara asean last night marked the start of the annual month long George town festival.  It’s a show that gives tribute to South East Asian voices and celebrates our traditions and culture.  The line up includes: The Penang…

George town festival opening weekend

It’s George town festival already?!?! Paintings from the sea. An art exhibition by Italian artist Elena Merlino at Studio Howard. The artist’s love for travel and exploration is the inspiration behind the art collection. She paints on old nautical charts and found objects like driftwood and tree bark The Exhibition opens tomorrow 29 July and…