EXPERIENCE PENANG 2020
20 MUST-EXPERIENCE FESTIVALS & EVENTS IN PENANG

Rhythmic drums, spellbinding circus elements and highly-charged musical performances draw big crowds to the Butterworth Fringe Festival every year. The two-day, free-to-attend festival is a good fest to hit with your family, thanks to the lively c...

A celebration of everything that Penang has been, is, and will be, George Town Festival is a series of events that unite and celebrate Penang’s cultural heritage by transforming the city’s pre-war shophouses, colonial buildings and five-foot w...

If discovering cultural performances, stories, rites and rituals sounds like your kinda jam, then turn up at the George Town Heritage Celebrations, where the spotlight is often on undiscovered cultural rites and rituals of the Malay, Chinese and I...

Love to read? So do we. Celebrate diverse voices in literature at the George Town Literary Festival, an annual celebration of the printed word drawing world-renowned authors and up-and-coming writers alike to various meeting places around the heri...

The ninth day of Chinese New Year, also known as ‘Ti Kong Seh’ (Jade Emperor God's birthday) in Hokkien, is celebrated by the Hokkien clan to commemorate their forefathers’ escape in ancient China. Expect magnificent annual parade along Chew...

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