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February 15, 2014 Destination ASEAN No Comments Email Email

Penang Chap Goh Meh Celebration 2014Date: 14 February 2014
Time: 6.30pm – 11.30pm
Venue: Penang Esplanade

Every year, the Penang State Government organises a Chap Goh Meh celebration for the public with cultural performances and games. This year, the celebration will coincide with Valentines Day.

The Chap Goh Meh celebration will begin with a customary mandarin tossing ceremony officiated by the Penang Chief Minister, His Honourable Mr Lim Guan Eng. This will be followed by dance performances by schools, Baba and Nyonya performances by Baba Johnny Chee & Golden Girls and the Sayang Sayang Dancers, and of course, traditional games and riddles.

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Penang World Music Festival Returns!

Date: 12 & 13 April 2014

Time: 2pm -4pm (workshop)

6PM- 12 AM (concert)

 Penang World Music Festival (PWMF) is back for its third year!  Organized by Penang’s State Tourism Development, PWMF 2014 promises to be an exciting event to look out for this year!

Music lovers will be serenaded with a rousing world beat and a potpourri of music genres ranging from folk, jazz world, reggae, samba and tribal music from South Africa, Ecuador, Brazil, Bulgaria, Russia, Malaysia, India and many more.

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HK Express Announces Share the Love Sale

Hong Kong’s one-and-only low-fare airline, HK Express has recently launched their Valentine’s promotion to prove their commitment to taking the people of Hong Kong to their dream destinations at affordable prices.

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Hong Kong Express is offering flights to some of Asia’s most exciting destinations at special, super-low sale fare prices for a limited time only

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Time Out Penang Weekly Picks: Feb 13 – Feb 19

Explore Malaysian Art Tour showcases the bustling art scene of Penang through a visit to the local galleries and at least one ‘meet the artist’ session on Feb 13 and it’s RM110 per person. The funny fellows of MACC promises a hilarious time at this stand-up comedy ‘Planet of the Apeks’ at penangpac on Feb 14 and Feb 15, tickets are from RM53. For Valentine’s Day, stop racking your brains and let us help you decide where to go for dinner with our ’10 Romantic Restaurants in Penang’ list, just click on the links below to find out where and for details on the events mentioned too.

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Zest Cafe at Glow Penang

By CK Lam

Macalister Road in Penang continues to develop with the opening of Glow Penang on December 2013. Managed by Zinc/InVision Hospitality, the mid-scale hotel offers convenient and comfortable accommodation for both holiday and business travellers. The hotel fuses 131 stylish guest rooms, a bar and the all-day dining Zest Cafe.

The cafe brightly decorated with artwork on the walls, and simple yet modern furniture is open from 7am to 11pm daily.

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