The George Town Festival 2012 – An Overwhelming Month
By Ooi Kok Chuen
August 2012PENANG PALETTE
The optimism that has been palpable in Penang over the last few years is perhaps best felt through the yearly celebration we know as George Town Festival. It is a celebration because it is not commercial, and it unashamedly expresses a passion for the Arts and for Heritage, which is both innovative and traditional.For four weeks stretching between June and July, the streets of Penang became a living outdoor museum bursting with dance, drama, arts and music.Ostensibly to celebrate George...
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