A Weekend of Comics and Illustration is a series of three workshops and related events by Charis Loke, Maximilian Loh and Reimena Ashel Yee aimed at creators with a serious interest in working in illustration, making and pitching comics and understanding the industry.

  • Date: March 27-29
  • Venue: Hikayat, 226 Lebuh Pantai, George Town
  • Fee: RM125 per person, per workshop
  • Contact: +604 261 9001
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Come and see Penang’s creatives at work, as some 100 artists, craftsmen and sculptors will open their studio doors to the public during Open Studios Penang. It is a unique opportunity to see a vibrant range of art from all over Penang, Malaysia and beyond.



Reward yourself with nasi lemak after the Butterworth Nasi Lemak 5KM Fun Run. Each runner is entitled to a t-shirt, medal, race bib, nasi lemak and light refreshments. Registration deadline is March 15, so hurry up and register today!



Cendol Pisang Fun Run takes the cake for those looking for a sweet finish to a 5KM fun run. Expect a t-shirt, a finisher medal and e-certificate, race bib, cendol pisang, light refreshments, and lucky draw when you sign up. Registration deadline is March 30.



St. Patrick's Festival Penang features an exhibition on culture, history and businesses of the Irish community in Penang. There will also be workshops, 5KM fun run, street festival and musical performances.



Penang Yosakoi Parade is the first and only Yosakoi Parade in Malaysia featuring an eclectic mash-up of Yosakoi and Natsu Matsuri (Summer Carnival). Catch Yosakoi dancers perform their original choreography in the heart of Penang's historical centre.



Syiok Sendiri returns with their ninth instalment! Themed “Power of Pombele” to commemorate International Women’s Day, expect a no holds barred, roller coaster ride of a show with a smidgen of political incorrectness.

  • Dates: March 6-8
  • Time: 8.30pm
  • Venue: penangpac
  • Ticket prices: RM50 for adults, RM45 for students, senior citizens above 60, OKU and TAS card holders
  • Contact: +604 899 1722 / 2722
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The Math Olympiad Preparatory Workshop organised by the Penang Math Platform aims to help students solve high-level mathematical problems and to train teachers to be proficient coaches. The workshop is divided into eight sessions to train participants on several mathematical techniques.

  • Dates: March 28-29 (Sessions 1&2); April 4-5 (Sessions 3&4); April 11-12 (Sessions 5&6); and April 18-19 (Sessions 7&8)
  • Time: 8.30am-5pm
  • Venue: Penang Math Platform, No.1, Jalan Kaki Bukit, Gelugor.
  • Fee: RM100 for two sessions (lunch and certificate included)
  • Contact: +604 373 0796
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