Events in March

March 2023 EVENTS
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Catch the exhilarating Chingay performances at Pesta Chingay Pulau Pinang. Accompanied by lion and dragon dance troupes, the parade will start from Padang Brown, and the group will move through Dato Keramat Road, Penang Road, Transfer Road, Sri Bahari Road, Chulia Street, Masjid Kapitan Keling Road, up till the main stage at the Esplanade at Light Street.

Date: 11 March

Time: 7pm –11pm

Venue: From Padang Brown to Light Street


Penang Institute and The Dr. Wu Lien-Teh Society invite you to the latter’s 7th Annual Public Lecture, presented by the recipient of this year’s Dr. Wu Lien-Teh Award for Public Health, Prof. Tan Sri Dr. Jemilah Mahmood. Her lecture, “Planetary Health or Accelerate Our Extinction – We have a Choice”, will focus on planetary health as a way to frame both the problems and solutions needed to tackle the consequences of humanity’s actions. Admission is free for the first 60 pax!

Date: 5 March

Time: 2:30pm-4:30pm • Venue: Penang Institute

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The Penang state-level International Women’s Day celebration this year brings you HARIA! Mega Zumba! Themed “Embrace Equity” and encouraging the involvement of all segments of society, including men, women, the old, the young and the differently abled, the event aims to break the Malaysia Book of Records with 10,000 participants. Expect limited edition t-shirts and a chance to win exciting lucky draw prizes.

Date: 11 March

Time: 7am

Venue: Midtown PERDA, Kubang Menerong

Fee: RM10



In a dystopian, post-global warming Earth, humanity lives in famine-like conditions. But Joe gets to eat every day and has access to knowledge and entertainment. His carer, Jae, has a secret that he does not know about. What is the secret? Find out in Kedarah/Devour, a bilingual theatre show by Yusof Bakar, presented by MyPenang Creative.

Dates and times: 16 & 17 March at 8:30pm; 18 March at 3:30pm and 8:30pm

Venue: iBOX Theatre Batu Uban, Pulau Pinang

Ticket: from RM35



Organised by the Penang Youth Development Corporation and Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) Campus (KL), the three-day two-night 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. Deadline for registration is 10 March, so hurry up and register.

Dates: 16 –18 March

Venue: APU Campus (KL)

Participation fee: RM200

Contact: +6012-401 0186


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Penang Math Platform is organising the PMP Chess Tournament (U15) 2023 for chess aficionados! The tournament is open for youth under 15 and is limited to approximately 60 players only. Certificates will be given to all participants. Registration closes on 13 March!

Date: 19 March

Time: 8:30am –12.30pm

Venue: Penang Math Platform, 1 Jalan Kaki Bukit, Gelugor

Fee: RM20



Lions Club of Penang Host, together with Pusat Khidmat KADUN Komtar and other NGOs in Penang, is organising a blood donation campaign to collect blood for the blood bank to save lives.

Date: 11 March

Time: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Ground floor, Prangin Mall