Events

CALL FOR ENTRY

George Town Festival 2021 is currently seeking submissions for its upcoming photography exhibition, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow. With the tagline Remembering the Past, Reimagining the Future, the exhibition aims to encourage members of the community to travel back in time to the good old days and to capture and cherish the present moment, as a way of ensuring that there will be a future with a past to look back on. 

Through selected photographs, the exhibition also hopes to create discourses about shared experiences and values to foster community pride.


COMPETITION

Calling all TikTokers! Now is the chance to flex your creative muscles and tiktok your way to big prizes in the one-minute TikTok Video Contest Discover the Charm of Chinese Culture in Penang. The competition is a collaborative effort between the Penang Youth Development Corporation and the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Penang.


FILM

Are you a Francophile and a movie buff? Then check out the movie screening of Goupi Mains Rouges (It Happened at the Inn) at Alliance Française de Penang. Directed by Jacques Becker, the 1943 mystery film stars Fernand Ledoux, Robert Le Vigan, Georges Rollin, Blanchette Brunoy and follows an investigation into the family members of a murdered old woman. Admission is free, but the screening is limited to 15 guests with strict adherence to the SOPs.


MUSIC

Fill your evening with evergreen romantic jazz masterpieces like Sway, Fly Me to the Moon, Getaran Jiwa and plenty more tunes enjoyed by music lovers for generations at Romantic Jazzy Date Night organised by the penangpac. 

Led by Jerome Quah from the Northern Jazz Unit and accompanied by musicians from the Penang Jazz Society, the concert features vocalist Kirana Kay, Zharif Zaki on saxophone and Cikgu Zaki on bass.


ONLINE WORKSHOPS

There is a new puzzle in town, Kakuro! The Penang Math Platform is organising an online workshop for this numerical crossword puzzle. It’s easy to pick up and highly addictive, learners will be hooked in no time. 

Sift through messy data and unearth useful information with Python. The Penang Digital Library is currently accepting intake for its Weekly Core Program F: Data Analysis with Python programme. Classes will be conducted through a “hybrid” classroom (online and offline) and is open to students aged 13-16 years old.


BLOOD DONATION

The St. John Ambulance of Malaysia will be organising a blood donation drive. Every drop of human blood is a priceless drop of life. What’s more, it’s a quick and simple way to give back to your community, so save this date to save lives!

 



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