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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="16902" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Paint Jam is back at Hin Bus Depot! Walk in to the exhibition space cum open studio, rent an easel and start spilling creative juices on the canvas. A guided sessions led by artists is provided...

[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="16881" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Leith Street, off Farquhar Street, lies within the buffer zone of George Town’s historic Heritage Zone. This street has comparatively lesser attractions than some of George Town’s more famous roads like Campbell Street or...

[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="16870" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All...

[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="16866" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]"Hasim: Arborist and Art Exhibition", a 9-day exhibition organised by Moonshop Gallery invites you to explore the world of tree specialists and the trees around us. Arborists are people who are specifically trained in...

[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="16857" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]With George Town’s UNESCO World Heritage Site classification n 2008, the local businesses of the city are now reaping the rewards from this benefit. The city grid houses many endless shophouses, temples, ornate mansions...

[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="16838" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Organised by Mediamore Asia and JKSB Sdn Bhd, Music Fun Ride is a fun-filled event that will take place on 14 October from 6.00am at the longest bridge in South East Asia starting from...

[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="16833" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The Chinese Song Dynasty has had its glory years with an increase of literacy due to the invention of moveable type printing. This led to the widespread demand of wooden signboard for business owners...

[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...