The best events to check out at George Town Festival
George Town Festival (GTF) grows more grandiose with each passing year. Here are our top picks per category (Art/Design, Photography/Film, Music/Comedy, Theatre/Dance and Talks/Workshops), but don’t, by all means, dismiss the myriad other acts and events.
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Ernest Zacharevic interview
Young, eminent and widely travelled, Lithuanian-born artist Ernest Zacharevic has left his mark in myriad cities throughout the globe
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George Town Festival: Stories, Humanity and What About The Arts
One of several talks that will kickstart the new Arts for Humanity project, this highly anticipated event at the elegant E&O Hotel will be graced by two...
George Town Festival: Snuff Puppets
Costumed in handmade suits, Snuff Puppets, which have toured over 25 countries, will parade through Penang this George Town Festival. Watch them in...
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