Events in April

April 2024 EVENTS
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Written and directed by Penang resident, Nancy Jenster, and choreographed by award-winning Penang dance genius, Aida Redza, Forkbeard—A Viking Musical Odyssey tells the story of two rival Viking chiefs, their ambitious wives and the fight for Scandinavian dominance in 1000AD. The musical drama is sponsored by collaborative partner, HITS Recording Studios, and with the kind support of the Penang Arts Council.

Date and time: 20 April at 3pm and 8pm, 21 April at 4pm

Venue: Wawasan Open University, 5th Floor Auditorium

Ticket prices: RM65, RM45 for children aged 6 to 12, Group Rate: 5 tickets for RM300



Organised by Penang Math Platform, MathBoost is a fun and engaging app-based learning experience focusing on arithmetic operations and numeracy skills for children aged 5 to 8. The class’ clear and structured curriculum is aligned with national standards and ensures steady progress and mastery of key concepts. Classes are led by experienced instructors who provide personalised support and encouragement. The free one month trial class starts on 3 April. 

Date and time: Every Wednesday, 5pm–6pm

Venue: Penang Math Platform 1, Jalan Kaki Bukit, Kampung Kastam, 11700 Gelugor, Pulau Pinang

Fee: RM50 per month

Contact No.: +6012-488 9393 (Cheng)



Charis Hospice, a charitable NGO offering free palliative home care services for patients with advanced life-threatening illnesses in Penang Island, is organising Happy Feet Charity Fun Run. Covering 5km, it aims to build awareness of palliative care, foster a spirit of caring and serving, and raise funds for its organisation. Closing date for registration is 12 April.

Date and time: 20 April 2024 (Saturday), 7.30 am

Venue: Setia SPICE

Fee: RM60 (unless sponsored by company)

Contact No.: +6011-1246 6757



Lace up your walking shoes and let’s walk towards a world free of cancer! The National Cancer Society of Malaysia in Penang is inviting everyone to join the Walk for Cancer 2024: Hope in Every Step. It is an opportunity for us to come together, show our support and raise funds for cancer support services.

Date and time: 4 May 2024 (Saturday), 7 to 10 am

Venue: Taman Bandaraya Pulau Pinang (Youth Park)



If you’re a dance aficionado, be sure to catch The Souvenir Effect, a contemporary dance performance by Shu-May Dance Company. Created and performed by choreographic duo, Ashlynn Edward and Nathalynn Edward Lim, the company’s debut production presents a sombre duet to bring attention to grief, an often overlooked and misunderstood process.

Date and Time: 26 to 28 April 2024, 8:30pm



Get ready to laugh till your belly hurts because renowned comedian, Douglas Lim, is coming to town with DOUGLAS LIM—BACK TO WORK, his first big comedy special since 2019! 

Date and time: 26 April, 8pm

Venue: Dewan Sri Pinang

Ticket price: From RM88



Come and have a great time while making a difference at the Food & Fun Fair organised by Penang Animal Sanctuary Society. With a variety of mouthwatering food options and thrilling games, there is something for everyone. Your attendance will support the organisation’s mission to provide a safe haven for animals in need. 

Date and Time: 20 April, 10am to 2pm

Venue: Methodist Boys’ School, Penang

Contact No.: +6013-416 8324 (Nornee) or +6010-974 1581 (Mr. Oh)



The Northern International Audio & Visual Show returns for its second edition, promising an unforgettable weekend of high-end audio-visual experiences. Supported by the Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) with the event tagline “Visual Voyage, Sonic Story,” it will showcase the latest innovations and cutting-edge technologies in the audio-visual industry. Visitors can also expect live performances at the exhibition.

Date and Time: 26 to 28 April 2024

Venue: Amari Spice Penang