The Managing Trauma in Children and Adolescents workshop aims to enable teachers and parents identify problem behaviours and learn to use specific strategies to manage behaviour issues positively; and to understand trauma, which can help adults provide appropriate help and support. Entrance is free.


Bagan Festival @ Butterworth Art Walk aims to bring the community closer to local arts and culture, and celebrates the heritage of Penang’s mainland.


Take the plunge in the Straits of Malacca at the inaugural Penang International Open Water Swimming Carnival! The 2km open water swim will begin from the Pantai Bersih fishing port and ends at the Pantai Bersih R&R stop. Participation is free for differently abled swimmers. Registration deadline is March 9.

  • Date: March 31
  • Time: 7am
  • Venue: Pantai Bersih, Butterworth
  • Fees: RM120.00-RM375.00
  • Contact: +6017 489 0611 or +6017 489 0141
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Count your way to victory at the Kangaroo Math Competition (KMC), an annual international maths competition for primary and secondary school students. KMC is the largest maths competition in the world with more than six million participants annually, from 75 countries.


Join Prof. Dr Muhammad Haji Salleh, Mamta Sagar and other guests for poetry readings and conversation at The Politics of Translation: Voices from South and Southeast Asia. Commonwealth Writers, who are convening a translation symposium simultaneously in Penang, will host the evening to explore barriers to literary translation in the region; the global dominance of English and its implications; and the moral and ethical responsibilities of translators. Those interested in attending should RSVP to

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