Events in February

February 2024 EVENTS
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CONCERT

Usher in the Year of the Dragon with a jubilant recital by Rondo Chamber Fellow 2024, SYNC Quartet in Strings of Prosperity. The chamber ensemble will present a performance featuring Alexander Borodin’s String Quartet No. 2 in D Major, Felix Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 6 in F minor and other beautiful works.

Date: 24 February

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: Penang Harmony Centre

Tickets: RM40 and RM45

Website: www.rondoproduction.my/events/

RUN

Whether you’re a seasoned runner looking to set a new personal best or a first-timer just looking to have some fun, the Penang Sentral Fun Run 2024 is the perfect opportunity to challenge yourself, meet new friends and make unforgettable memories. Closing date is on 21 February 2024 or when 2,000 slots are filled.

Date: 25 February

Time: 7:30am

Venue: Penang Sentral

Ticket: From RM25.90

Website:  https://howei.com/event_details/penangsentralfunrun2024

WORKSHOP

Learn the magic of coding by using Python to create the “Save The Earth” game in the Free Experience: Python Workshop (KADUN Sg Puyu)! Your mission? Assist with the cleanup effort by directing the player to gather loose debris and avoid obstacles. Participants must bring their fully charged laptop (64-bit with minimum of 4G RAM) and a mouse on the day of the event. Open to school-goers aged 11 to 17.

Date: 25 February

Time: 9:30am–11:30am

Venue: Butterworth Digital Library, Lebuh Benggali 1, Kampung Benggali, Butterworth

Fee: Free

Contact: +6017 597 2988 (Jaylee)

Registration link: https://forms.gle/N642j7y5F4adFPL88

COMPETITION

Held in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of Malaysia-China Diplomatic Relationship Celebration, the Northern Zone Traditional Dance Competition aims to encourage traditional dances and unearth dance talents. Open to youths aged 15 to 35 who were born or are working/studying/residing in Penang, Kedah, Perak or Perlis, the competition is organised by Penang Youth Development Corporation and endorsed by the Penang state government and the Consulate General of China in Penang.

Closing Date: 18 February 2024

Registration link: https://forms.gle/n8QMLtBPWWy2utKP9

Entrance ticket: https://howei.com/event_details/tarianmeriahmalaysiachina2024

Calling for participants! Penang Green Council is organising the I am EcoChamps! –Penang Recycling Competition to encourage the public to reduce waste and support a circular economy. Participants who recycle the most wins!

Competition duration: Now to 31 March.

Registration: www.riiicycle.com/events/pgc2024 

Website: https://www.pgc.com.my/2020/pggreencitizen/iamecochamps-competition/?fbclid

Contact: +6011 2669 9168

NATURE

Join Raising Kids Penang as they collaborate with a frog scientist to explore and learn about toads and frogs! It’s the perfect opportunity for curious kids who love nature and the great outdoors to discover and engage in an exciting and educational experience.

Date: 25 February

Time: 9:30am–12pm

Venue: Sungai Ara Waterfront

Fee: RM33

Contact: +6014 370 8864 (Melissa)

HERITAGE

Clan Legacies & Revolutionaries Trail by Penang Hidden Gems explores the history and heritage of the Big Five clans (or Kongsi) in Penang that became the backbone of the Penang Hokkien community in the olden days. Among other things, participants will learn about how the Hokkien merchants and traders of the 17th century set up the Kongsi network in Penang, their monopoly on revenue farming, and what made the infamous Penang Riot of 1867 break.

Date: 11 February

Time: 10am–12pm

Fee: RM50

Register: https://rb.gy/n4rdh8

 

 


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