Events

Ballet

Do you share a passion and love for dance? Then Singapore Dance Theatre's (SDT) Ballet Illuminations is just the thing for you.

Ballet Illuminations features a medley of diverse and exquisite works by award-winning choreographers, including Choo-San Goh, Toru Shimazaki and Edmund Stripe. It is set to be a perfect display of versatility and talent, synonymous with SDT’s unique identity as a company that is equally adept at these challenging and varied genres of dance.

So wait no more and get your tickets today!

  • Date: May 8-10
  • Venue: Stage 1, Penangpac
  • Time: 8.30pm (May 8), 3pm and 8.30pm (May 9), 2pm (May 10)
  • Ticket prices: RM48 for the 8.30pm performance on May 8-9, RM38 for the 3pm performance on May 9, RM38 (May 10)
  • Contact: +604 899 1722/2722

Expo

Looking to renovate your home and in need of fresh ideas? Then head on over to Ballet Illuminations is just the thing for you.

HOMEDEC 2015, a place for homeowners to discover new ideas for home furnishing and interior designing. This event features bath and sanitary ware, wardrobes, walls and flooring, furniture and furnishings, home security systems and many more.


Indulge

Treat yourself to a stay at Penang's new and swanky five-star hotel, G Hotel Kelawai. Located in the trendy area of Penang, guests have the option of popping out to shop at the two high-end shopping malls nearby, or simply staying in and enjoying the luxuries available in every guest room such as eco-friendly Appelles toiletries, Serta mattress, Herman Miller designer working chair, 55' Smart LED TV and many more.

From now till May 31, get up to RM100 worth of food and beverage cash vouchers when you stay for three Tan Ngiap Heng Indulge nights. Simply book through the hotel's website and key in the promo code, GKSURPRISE.

<It's time to indulge at G Hotel Kelawai, where style is redefined.

  • Price: Deluxe Room with breakfast from RM640++ (rates are subject to 10% service charge, 6% government tax/GST and RM3 nett for the local government fee)
  • Website:  http://ghotelkelawai.com.my/index2.html
  • Contact: +604 238 0000

Charity

If you missed out on the colours and fun in the recent Rainbow Run back in December 2014, fret no more because thePenang Rainbow Run is back! The run involves participants of all abilities and ages being doused with coloured powder paint along the 5km routes. Take loads of crazy and colourful selfies, get your heart rate up and run for a cause. This time, all proceeds will go to the Caring Home Centre and Persatuan Mencegah Mangsa Dera.

  • Date: 12 April
  • Venue: Penang Botanic Gardens
  • Time: 6.30am-1pm
  • Participation fee: RM40
  • Contact: +6016 405 2972 (Benz Kan)
  • Email: mysport2u@gmail.com
  • Website: www.mysport2u.com.my

Fashion

Play dress up with your best friends and attend the inauguralPenang Fashion Week at Gurney Paragon Mall this month! Be on the lookout for groundbreaking fashion trends by outstanding home-grown designers and local college students. Themed “Pearl of the Orient”, the week-long show features Tanya Steven, who took part in the London Fashion Week.

  • Date: 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26 April
  • Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall
  • Contact: +604 228 8266
  • Website: www.gurneyparagon.com

Festival

Experience the wonders of global music and culture at the Penang World Music Festival (PWMF), which returns this year with promises of stellar performances by international musicians from Spain, Mongolia, Indonesia, Germany and many more.

  • Date: 11-12 April
  • Venue: Esplanade
  • Participation fee: RM80 for the one-day pass and RM140 for the two-day pass
  • Contact: +604 650 5136
  • Email: info@visitpenang.gov.my
  • Website: www.penangworldmusic.gov.my

Theatre

Uda dan Dara,, a modern day musical adaptation of Usman Awang’s classic love story, is scheduled to be staged in Penang. Witness Malaysia’s classic star-crossed lovers being brought to life by Datuk Faridah Merican and artistic director Joe Hasham.

  • Date: 21 and 25 April 2015
  • Venue: Penangpac
  • Time: 8.30pm
  • Ticket price: RM80 for adults, RM40 for students, and RM60 for the physically-challenged, TAS/senior privilege cardholders and senior citizens above 60.
  • Contact: +604 899 1722/2722



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