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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16817" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The Navratri Festival is a Hindu religious festival similar to the famous Chinese Nine Emperor Gods Celebration. For 9 days, devotees pray to the Goddess Thurda, Goddess Laxmi and Goddess Sarawathy in hopes of...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16814" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text] The Lantern Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated widely by the Chinese community in Penang and is a time when family and friends gather together to admire the full moon while savouring Moon Cakes,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16811" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]   This colorful festival is also known as "The Festival of Lights" and is celebrated by the Hindus. Oil lamps are lit and decorated in their homes on Deepavali morning as a way of thanking...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16804" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The Penang Street Food Festival returns! Back by popular demand as part of the Penang International Food Festival, the much-loved and enjoyable Street Food Festival will be held for a second time this year. Other...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16796" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Looking for a weekend getaway? Try George Town, Penang’s capital city. Whilst two days may seem like a short amount of time, George Town offers the right mix of fun and fabulous tourist spots...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16786" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Of rocking chairs, baskets, tables and birdcages neatly woven with rattans utilising them as furniture, handicrafts and other relevant materials; these are real evidence of a diminishing trend. Those were the days where our ancestors...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16783" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Within George Town’s historic Heritage Core zone, on the tourist-friendly Armenian Street, lay the Penang Islamic Museum. Once the residence of an Acheh-based Arab pepper trader named Syed Mohammad Al-Attas, the building has now...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16765" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The Penang Development Corporation (PDC), a state-owned Development Corporation, intended to develop an Arts District in George Town, Penang. The Penang Arts District (PAD) is envisioned to be the creative hub of Penang’s contemporary...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16739" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]On the Westernmost side of Armenian Street lay the Sun Yat-sen Museum, dedicated to the medical practitioner, Kwong Wah Yit Poh founder, Chinese revolutionary, first president, and founding father of the Republic of China....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16761" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Information NGC The Largest Food Fair & Carnival NGC, will be having the largest Food Fair & Carnival on Aug 19, 2017 (Saturday) from 10.30am-6.00pm at the Straits Quay, Penang. This food fair shall challenge in the Malaysia...