January 2023 EVENTS
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Get ready to ring in the Lunar New Year with friends and family at the MBSP CNY Run 2023 organised by MBSP! The 5-km run aims to promote healthy habits and family culture regardless of race and religion. Registration deadline is 5 January. 

Date: 5 February

Time: 7pm

Venue: Sunway Carnival Mall

Fee: from RM25



Enjoy an evening of classical music at The Sounds of Iberia and Latin America with YS Tang and Foo Chie Haur who will be playing the classical guitar and the flute respectively, joined by YiLing Chaing (Mezzo Soprano) and Scott Woo (Director). This musical journey features compositions of Tarrega, Albeniz, Piazzolla, Villa-Lobos and more! 

Date: 13 January

Time: 6:30pm

Venue: Penang House of Music, Komtar Penang

Ticket: Entry by donation (RM50 for adults, RM40 for students)

Contact: +6011 542 36828




Penang Math Platform and Bayan Baru Toastmasters Club are organising a public speaking workshop and contest! At the end of the two-day workshop, participants will receive feedback on where they stand in the competition, their strengths and weaknesses and how to improve! The selected top three speakers will win trophies. Open for youths aged 17 years old and above.

Dates: 7 & 14 January (workshop); 4 February (contest)

Time: 5pm-10pm

Venue: Padang Kota Lama



Penang Art District is calling for artists to join its Kecik-Kecik Group Show 2023, which showcases artworks by a diverse group of selected established and emerging artists. This time, in collaboration with, all participating artwork will come with a free NFT. The submission deadline is 10 February, and selected works will be showcased in an exhibition at Hin Bus Depot from 3–12 March. More details at


Organised by the Penang Youth Development Centre and Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) Campus (KL), the 3 Days 2 Nights Tertiary Education Exploration IR4.0 Study Camp will introduce participants to robotics/mechatronics, mobile app development, cyber security and more! The bus will depart from Penang Youth Space in Jelutong on 16 March. Open to Malaysian youths aged 15 to 25 years old. 

Dates: 16–18 January

Venue: Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) Campus (KL)

Participation fee: RM200

Contact: +6012 401 0186


Registration link: 



Golden Realm of Myanmar is an exhibition about the people, traditions, culture and art of Myanmar and its historical links to Penang. Organised by Ming Art Gallery, the exhibition will also feature talks by experts in the field throughout its duration. A must-visit for history lovers.

Date: Now until 19 March

Time: 10am–7pm

Venue: Ming Art Gallery, Level 2, St. Jo’s at Gurney Paragon Mall