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Vasakhi Festival 2017

Vasakhi Festival 2017

Date: 22 April 2017 Time: 6.00pm – 11.00pm Venue: Fort Cornwallis, Penang *Free entrance Vasakhi is a long established harvest festival in the Punjab. It had been celebrated long before it gained an added dimension for Sikhs. Vasakhi (also spelled […]

[HERITAGE TALK SERIES] Whosits and Whatsits Galore: Introduction to Underwater Cultural Heritage in Southeast Asia

[HERITAGE TALK SERIES] Whosits and Whatsits Galore: Introduction to Underwater Cultural Heritage in Southeast Asia

UNESCO adopted the Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage in 2001 to protect “all traces of human existence having a cultural, historical or archaeological character which have been under water for over 100 years”. Other related UNESCO […]

Penang Events via FreeSheet (Fri, 7 April – Thu, 13 April)

Penang Events via FreeSheet (Fri, 7 April – Thu, 13 April)

New World Park Carnival (RECURRING every Saturday of the month) Artsy.Sip (RECURRING every Saturday of the month) Occupy Beach Street (RECURRING every Sunday of the month) Hin Sunday Pop-up Market (RECURRING every Saturday of the month)   Songkran 2017 in Penang on 13 Apr PLAY […]

Water Demand Management in Penang (FORUM)

Water Demand Management in Penang (FORUM)

In line with the World Water Day 2017, Penang Institute is organising a forum on water demand management in Penang. The aims of the forum are to create awareness amongst Penangites on the importance of water demand management and conservation, […]

Songkran 2017 in Penang

Songkran 2017 in Penang

Songkran, also known as the Thai Water Festival, is a traditional Thai Festival that is also celebrated in Penang, notably along Lorong Burma in Pulau Tikus, where both the Thai Reclining Buddha temple and the Burmese Temple celebrate with gusto. The […]