George Town Festival 2015: An exploration of community and humanity

loading

This year’s festival sets out to discover who – and what – we are.

Since its inauguration in 2010, George Town Festival (GTF) has grown into a dynamic month-long event that showcases and highlights a multiplicity of spaces, people and art, as well as acclaimed local and international performances. This year’s big name highlights are among the festival’s most spectacular yet, bringing the audience into worlds far different from their own, while making them intrinsically relatable.

Through their various artistic mediums, these shows’ performers visually introduce concepts, ideas and cultures, and even statistics, to their viewers, asking them to reflect on their meaning in their own lives.


To read the rest of the article and to access our e-Archive, subscribe to us for RM150 a year.



Related Articles

FEATURE
Jul 2010

Finding Penang’s niche

The second SERI-ISEAS Penang Outlook Forum was held recently.

FEATURE
Feb 2011

Before palm oil, there was coconut oil...

In the past, Penang and Malaysia benefited from a booming coconut industry.

FEATURE
Aug 2016

Three Who Found the Call of Music Irresistible

Turning one’s passion into a career is a bold step few of us dare take.

FEATURE
Oct 2013

Embracing Islam's Diversity

Prof Mohsen Kadivar sheds some light on the different sects of Islam, and why they should be embraced.