Penang Monthly event - February 2017


Clay has many uses: you can make li le gurines with which to tell stories, and you can also use it make po ery for your garden. Did you know that the Japanese appreciated po ery so much they created the Kintsugi technique to mend broken po ery using lacquer resin mixed with powdered gold?

  • Date: September 19-November 19
  • Venue: 20, Lebuh Acheh
  • Time:9am-6pm (closed on Mondays and Public Holidays)
  • Contact:+6012 716 9223 (Ha za)
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Penang Monthly event - February 2017


The George Town Literary Festival returns this year to celebrate the importance of writers and their words with an impressive line-up of local and international writers. is year’s festival features 30 acclaimed writers including Miguel Syjuco, Kassim Ahmad, Rehman Rashid, Rana Dasgupta and Sudeep Sen, who will present their stories through prose, poetry, spoken word and lm.

  • Date: November 28-30 • Venue: The Whiteaways Arcade
  • Contact:+604 263 1166 • Email:
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Calling all technerds and gamers! Hit the pause bu on on your rst person shooter game, leave your computer and gather at the PIKOM PC 2014 fair to get the best deals in the latest computer hardware and so ware, gadgets and accessories.

  • Date: November 28-30
  • Venue: sPICE Arena (Pisa)
  • Contact: +6018 595 2922 (Grace Lee)
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Penang Monthly event - February 2017


An incantation is a way to invoke or praise a deity and may take place during a ritual through hymns or prayers. In times of drought, native Romanians used to dance and chant to invoke Paparuda, the goddess of rain.

We invite you to explore this intriguing topic in Incantations. Brought together by Young KL Singers, Incantations explores choral music inspired by ancient rituals and traditions. From rain songs and war chants to spells, join them as they pit the fragility of the human existence against the universe. e performance promises to be powerful, alluring and shrouded in mystery.

  • Date: November 7-9
  • Venues: Stage 2, Penangpac
  • Time:8.30pm (November 7-8) and 3.00pm (November 8-9)
  • Ticket price:RM35 for adults and RM25 for students, physically- challenged, TAS/senior privilege card holders and senior citizens above 65
  • Contact: +604 899 1722/2722
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Spices, such as torch ginger and lemongrass, are known to contain therapeutic properties, giving us good reason to season our food. It’s no wonder that Penang’s Assam Laksa ranked seventh in CNN’s World’s 50 Most Delicious Foods in 2011.

But if you want to learn more about the spices in your favourite bowl of Assam Laksa, then join Night Walks at Tropical Spice Garden for a glimpse of the garden's living collection of more than 500 species of ora and fauna. Visitors can experience the beauty of the rainforest a er dark and learn more about its ecosystem as well as the plants and wildlife of the night.

Torchlights and refreshments are provided, but advance reservation is much encouraged.

  • Date: November 1, 15 and 29 • Time: 8pm-10pm Venue: Tropical Spice Garden
  • Contact: +604 881 1797
  • Entrance fee: RM60 per adult, RM40 per child
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Little storytellers from all over the globe will gather at the 5th Penang International Kids Storytelling Festival (PINKS Fest) to revive and preserve the world’s fading culture of storytelling. PINKS Fest features professional storytellers to animate and mesmerise children and adults. Stories will be told in English, with some narrated in Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin and Tamil. Admission is free.


If you are curious about 3D printers, DIY circuit boards and self-balancing scooters, then we suggest you head over to the Penang Mini Maker Faire. e fair also o ers a wide range of knickknacks such as quirky handmade bags, owers, dolls, jewellery, pillows, beaded shoes and key chains. is family-friendly event showcases the amazing work by all kinds of makers in Penang, the northern region of Malaysia and beyond. Expect demonstrations and hands-on activities. Do come with your family for a fun day of learning and light the inventive spark in them. Admission is free.

  • Date: November 15-16 • Time: 9am-6pm
  • Venue: sPICE Arena (Pisa) • Email:
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