Events

September 2021 EVENTS
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VIRTUAL RUN

Run, walk or hike for a good cause at the Run for a Chance 2021. Organised by Lovely Disabled Home, the 3km virtual run is a charity fundraising event to raise awareness of the differently-abled community. Participants will receive a t-shirt and a finisher medal.

Walking period: Now to September 16

Fees: RM30-70

Contact: +6012 407 9622  

Website: https://www.facebook.com/runforachance

CALLING FOR APPLICATIONS

Malaysian artists, collectives, and arts and creative organisations are welcome to apply for The Light Project, to light up selected cities nationwide with public art and curated performances. The project is an extension of the Cultural Economy Development Agency’s (CENDANA) yearly marquee event “Art In The City'' in collaboration with Think City, with up to RM180,000 worth of grants available to create and organise public art installation and outreach programmes. 

Submission deadline: September 13

Email: thelight.cendana@thinkcity.com.my

Website: http://thinkcity.com.my/thelightproject

MENTORSHIP

The Penang Women Entrepreneur Mentoring Programme 2.0 aims to help budding entrepreneurs to excel in digital marketing and sell through e-Mall. Organised by the Penang Women's Development Corporation, the programme is open to female Malaysian citizens aged 18 and above residing in Penang only. Registration deadline is September 15, so hurry up and register today!

Date: October 2021-February 2022

Contact: +604 261 2835

Email: projeck@pwdc.org.my

Website: https://www.facebook.com/PWDCMalaysia

COMPETITION

Longing for some old-school fun? The Festival Permainan Malaysia @Kuala Lumpur 2021 will have you rekindling old - and competitive - memories with its Jom Viral Permainan Tradisional Malaysia Contest. Simply submit a video of you playing traditional games and stand a chance to win attractive cash prizes! 

Submission deadline:  September 15

Contact: +603 2072 6779 / 6431 (Rosdianah Roman)

Website: https://www.facebook.com/mysenibudaya/

COMPETITION

Got some cool technology-driven ideas to share? Then get your proposals ready! Powered by Broadcom Foundation and organised by the Penang Science Cluster in collaboration with Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Pulau Pinang, Coolest Projects Malaysia is a competition for young people aged 18 and under, to showcase projects created using Scratch, hardware hacks, games coded in different programming languages, as well as websites built using HTML, CSS and more. Individuals and teams will have a chance to win prize money and mentorship programmes.

Submission deadline: October 31

Website: www.coolestprojectsmalaysia.com

COMPETITION

The Penang Youth Development Corporation is organising the PYDC Column Writing Competition. Pen your thoughts on the topic “Future of Learning: Can Virtual Classes Replace Traditional Learning?” and stand a chance to win RM150! The competition is open to college students or students studying part time, aged 18 to 30. 

Submission deadline: September 20

Contact: +6012 401 0186

Email: info@pydc.com.my

Submission link: https://cutt.ly/3WrP8YR

Website: https://pydc.com.my/column-writing/


FAMILY FUN

Bond with your children at home with the Family Bingo Challenge. Participate in either the Creative Family Photo “We Are Family” or Creative Family Bingo Video Contest (of about 1-3 minutes long), and stand a chance to win amazing prizes! The contest is organised by JCI Pearl and supported by the Penang State Government and Penang Women's Development Corporation, in encouraging families to spend quality time together amid the pandemic. 

Registration and contest period:  Now until September 30

Fees: From RM80-140

Contact: +6014 308 7768 (Angelina)

Registration link: https://howei.com/event_details/familybingochallenge

Website: https://www.facebook.com/jcipearlmalaysia

ONLINE THEATRE

Tales from Malaysia Baru is a 1.5 hour play set in an old Chinese house in the heart of George Town. It tells the colourful story of Aunty Kang, a 65-year-old tailor and her nosy Malay neighbour, Kak Kiah, who on one hazy afternoon, ponder on the state of affairs in Malaysia. A stellar cast of homegrown talents, Aloyah Bakar, Sharmila Kana, Lawrence Chin and Ivan Alexander Francis Gabriel, headlines this production.

Date: Now until December 31

Ticket price: RM20 for all

To purchase and view, WhatsApp: +6016 471 8072

Website: https://www.facebook.com/penangpac