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Penang International Lion Dance Competition 2014

unnamedPreliminary Round

Date: 24 May 2014

Time:1.00pm- 7.00pm

Admission Fees: Free

 Final Round

Date: 25 May 2014

Time: 7.00pm – 10.00pm

Admission Fees: RM5 (free for children below 12)

Venue: Han Chiang Stadium

 It is the time of the year again for the action packed and exhilarating Penang International Lion Dance On Stilts Competition 2014 as 22 teams from all over Malaysia, Philippines , Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Vietnam and Indonesia it out for the championship title with their most creative and original lion dance on stilts performance.

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unnamedASICS becomes Title Sponsor for Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014.

We are delighted to announce that Asics, the world’s leading sports brand, is joining Penang Bridge International Marathon as Title Sponsor.  Asics has been PBIM’s apparel sponsor for the last two years and has been very supportive to make PBIM a success. PBIM runners love Asics apparel and we believe this is one of the major reasons we received big number of runners in last two years.

Asics is a true sports performance brand especially for running events.  This year, Asics will have even more prominent presence in Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014.

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nPenang’s Hari Gawai Celebration

Date: 18 May 2014

Time: 6.30pm-10.30pm

Venue: Fort Cornwallis

Hari Gawai is a festival celebrate by the Dayak community in Sarawak. Hari Gawai has become  a symbol of unity, aspiration and hope for the Dayak community. Today, it is an integral part of the Dayak social life. It is a thanksgiving day marking a bountiful harvest and a time to plan for the new farming season or other endeavors ahead. Hari Gawai will be celebrated on 1st June 2014.

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unnamed (2)Steps Project Presents L.A.B Featuring Michaela Theresa

Date        : 1st June 2014 (Sunday) @ 8.30pm
Venue      : PenangPhilharmonic @ The Star, Level 2 Star Building, 15 Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Penang

L.A.B.  featuring Michaela Theres Listen And Believe a.k.a. L.A.B. was formed in September 2012. It was born out of a love for limitless experimentation and open examination in music. There are many variables, but the one constant is Soul.

Within this spirit of the “laboratory”, the band created their sound and put their code on some of their most-loved tunes. Their original material is heavily influenced by Soul, Neo-Soul, Funk, Hip-Hop and Jazz with haunting melodies laden with improvisations riding on top of driving bass and drum grooves.

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unnamed (3)Time Out Penang Weekly Picks: May 15 – May 22

Singapore Dance Theatre makes its Penang debut in penangpac with ‘Ballet Illuminations’ that’s a compilation of Allegro Brillante by George Balanchine, Absense of Story by Toru Shimazaki and Zin! by Nils Christe on May 16 and 17, tickets are RM43. A touch of nostalgia can be had through Louis Gan’s second solo art exhibition of Penang’s heritage streets in watercolours titled ‘Nostalgic Penang’ at Galeri Seni Mutiara until May 25. OMG! Books, Arts and Crafts Fair is on at Island Plaza with exciting local products and services from May 23 to June 1.

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