4th George Town Festival

July 26, 2013 Off By melakatour

4th George Town Festival Commemoration in Month-long Celebration


On Jul 7, 2013, George Town, a collateral of Penang State in Malaysia, will be commemorating a 4th year of being enclosed in a UNESCO World Heritage Listing. Through a month-long George Town Festival (GTF) that began in 2010, people from all walks of life via a universe will be entrance together to this place to declare extraordinary performances in a fields of arts, music, dance, theatre, and opera. The GTF is also attended by general media giants like CNNgo, The New York Times, and Wall Street Journal who cover it for a universe to see.

This year, a lot activities and exhibits have been prepared for everybody to witness. The following are a highlights and a dates that they will be featured:

Bambu during a MPPP Town Hall (June 7 to Jul 7). The Joko Avianto designation will be denounced on Jun 7, is approaching to attract photography and humanities enthusiasts from all over a world.


I Musici during Dewan Sri Pinang (June 7). we Musici is Italy’s oldest and many eminent cover song organisation who will be presenting excerpts from exemplary compositions of Italian musicians. It will also underline an interpretation of a Four Seasons of Antonio Vivaldi.


Taking Off during Esplanade (June 8). To supplement tone to a opening rite of a Penang George Town festival is Taking Off where master kite flyers will be arrangement off their kites to onlookers. Expected participants are a member from a ASEAN Kite Council. Don’t skip to get one of a giveaway kites to be distributed after in a evening.


Obscura during several venues(June 20-30). Photography works of amateurs and professionals, including those of Maggie Steber and Ian Teh, will be publicly exhibited in Obscura. Talks and forums, workshops, as good as portfolio reviews, will also be hold to raise a skills of a participants.


Sutra during Dewan Sri Pinang (June 29-30). A code new dance work will be presented by Flemish/Moroccan choreographer, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Inspired by a strength, skill, and spirituality of a Buddhist Shaolin monks, a dance involves 21 wooden boxes on that a dancers arrangement their moves.


Pro Musica Gala Concert during Dewan Sri Pinang (July 6). Having achieved during final year’s George Town Festival, Pro Musica facilities 4 general show singers namely Julie Mossay, Ines Madeira, Enrico Casari, and Laurant Kubla.


Secret Gardens of Earthly Delights during George Town, Penang, and other venues (June 7 to Jul 7). Considered as a singular underline of a George Town Festival this year, a Secret Gardens of Earthly Delights facilities 10 gardens, 10 sites, and 10 artists. This plan captures and reflects a birthright of both George Town and Penang.


Though not all of a events are ticketed, meddlesome assembly might get their tickets online or revisit a George Town Festival website for some-more information.

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