Events

MAY


2-4

PiKom

The largest IT and
communications trade fair in
Malaysia.

  • Venue: sPICE (formerly PISA)
  • Contact: +603 4065 0078
  • Email: info@pikom.org.my
  • Website: www.pikom.my

2-11

Sinbad

A new musical for the whole family
set in the fun-filled and exciting
world of the Arabian Nights.

  • Venue: Penangpac
  • Contact: +604 899 1722 / 2722
  • Email: info@penangpac.org
  • Website: www.penangpac.org

3

“Unleash” Harp Recitals

Bryan Lee performs music for the
harp by JS Bach and Benjamin Britten.

  • Venue: Chapel Hall, St Jo's at Gurney Paragon
  • Time: 9pm
  • Website: www.harp.com.my

6

Penang Creative Industry
Conference and Showcase

To create awareness of the
vast opportunities of the creative
multimedia industry in Penang, and to
showcase Penang’s potential as an
animation cluster in Malaysia. Register
early to secure your seat.

  • Venue: Hotel Equatorial
  • Contact: +604 262 3366

11

Where2go Ultimate Challenge

As many as 4,000 cyclists from
Malaysia and elsewhere take part in
this 84km Penang round-island
challenge.

13

Wesak Day

Wesak celebrates Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death, and is marked by candlelight processions, chanting of Buddhist sutras and charitable acts, such as the releasing of caged birds.

  • Venue: Malaysian Buddhist Association, Jalan Burmah
  • Contact: +604 226 2690

16-17

Ballet Illuminations by Singapore Dance Theatre

Experience a medley of diverse and exquisite ballets by award-winning choreographers at Singapore Dance Theatre’s Ballet Illuminations tour.

  • Venue: Penangpac
  • Contact: +604 899 1722 / 2722
  • Email: info@penangpac.org
  • Website: www.penangpac.org

17

Mai Ball

A champagne reception, a
sumptuous buffet and an opportunity
to dance the night away with Ray
Rozells and the Jazz Hats.

  • Venue: E&O Hotel Ballroom
  • Contact: +604 898 2540
  • Email: info@iwa-penang.info

20

Oxbridge Penang Get Together

Informal discussion and
networking evening for alumni of
Oxford and Cambridge in Penang.

23-24

Penang Night Education and Job Fair

Hundreds of exhibitors from companies, colleges and universities.

  • Venue: Concept Hall, Auto City, Juru
  • Contact: +6012 422 4004
  • Email: info@penexpo.com.my
  • Website: www.penexpo.com.my

24

Guided Walk at the Penang Botanic Garden

  • Topic: Nature and Medicine 1
  • Time: 9.30am
  • Venue: Penang Botanic Gardens (entrance)
  • Contact: +604 262 1166
  • Email: darren@ penangglobaltourism.com

24

Lacala Discovery Walk

Focusing on the multicultural
historic city of George Town, the
walk includes Lebuh Acheh,
Lebuh Cannon and Lebuh Armenian.

  • Time: 10am-11.30am
  • Venue: George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI), 116 & 118 Lebuh Acheh
  • Contact: +604 261 6606
  • Email: chungwei@gtwhi.com.my

24-25

Penang International Lion Dance
on Stilts Competition

Teams from all over Malaysia battle to produce the most creative and daring lion dance routines.

  • Time: 1pm-6pm
  • Venue: Han Chiang Stadium
  • Contact: +604 650 5136
  • Email: info@visitpenang.gov.my
  • Website: www.visitpenang.gov.my

25

Little Penang Street Market

Handicraft stalls, antiques, art,
books and local delicacies. There’s
also live entertainment.

  • Time: 10am-5pm
  • Venue: Upper Penang Road
  • Contact: +6017 429 0806
  • Email: littlepenang@gmail.com
  • Website: www.littlepenang.com.my

25

Trio with Piano by the
Penang Philharmonic Orchestra

Chamber music from
Hindemith, Schumann, Kalliwoda,
Beethoven and Ibert.

  • Venue: E&O Hotel Cornwallis Suite
  • Time: 8pm
  • Contact: +604 262 2462
  • Email: admin@penangphilharmonic.org
  • Website: www.penangphilharmonic.org

25

Francis Light Cemetery Tour

A tour of the culturally and historically significant cemetery in George Town.

  • Time: 2pm
  • Venue: Meet at Little Penang Street Market Information Counter at 1.45pm
  • Contact: +604 264 2631
  • Email: info@pht.org.my

29-1 June

Property Fair

  • Venue: Queensbay Mall
  • Contact: +604 283 9111
  • Email: info@ken-link.com.my

31-8 June

Penang Floral Festival

Enjoy the wonderful colours and scents of the annual floral festival.

  • Time: 9am-7pm
  • Venue: Penang Botanic Gardens
  • Contact: +604 227 0428



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