Category Archives: Events

Creative Colouring Competition At Union Chinese Primary School, Penang (2023)

A creative colouring competition was held at Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Union on 9 September 2023 (Saturday). The competition was held in conjunction with Merdeka Day and Malaysia Day, 2 symbolically important days for the country. The competition was aptly named Pertandingan Mewarna Kreatif Hari Kebangsaan dan Hari Malaysia 2023, jointly organized by the Rukun Tetangga and Union… Read More »

George Town Heritage Celebrations Cultural Workshops 2023

Every year, July 7th is George Town Heritage Day, a public holiday in Penang. It commemorates the day George Town became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This year, the George Town Heritage Celebrations 2023 programmes span from 7-9 July 2023 with the major events being George Town Discovery Walk, George Town Heritage Celebrations Cultural Workshops and WarisHunt (George… Read More »

Gymrama Competition At Majlis Sukan Negeri Pulau Pinang

An internal Gymrama competition was held at Majlis Sukan Negeri Pulau Pinang (Penang State Sports Council) last Sunday, 11 June 2023. The competition, Kejohanan Dalaman Pelapis Gimrama 2023, was organized by Majlis Jimnastik Amatur Pulau Pinang (MJAPP). The participants consisted of children of various ages, from pre-school, primary school to secondary school. The competition was held for the… Read More »

Painting Competition At 1st Avenue Mall, Penang

A painting/colouring competition was held in 1st Avenue Mall on Sunday, 14 May 2023. The theme of the competition was the Rabbit zodiac (2023 is the Year of the Rabbit), so the rabbit is the main character in the drawings painted by participants. Participants were divided into 2 categories based on their age: Group A (7-9 years old)… Read More »

Wesak Day Procession In Penang (2023)

This year’s Wesak Day celebration fell on Thursday, 4 May 2023 (part of a short work week which also include the May 1st Labour Day holiday). This year marks the 2567th year of the Buddhist calendar. For the first time in 3 years (after the COVID-19 pandemic), the Wesak Day procession was being held again in Penang, with… Read More »

WSSA 2023 Sport Stacking Championship @ 1st Avenue Mall, Penang

The World Sport Stacking Association (WSSA) organized the 2023 Sport Stacking Championship at 1st Avenue Mall, Penang last Sunday, 30 April 2023. The event started from 9.00 AM in the morning till 5.00 PM in the afternoon. Sport stacking is probably not very popular in Malaysia, but the championship at 1st Avenue Mall has managed to attract a… Read More »

Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2020

The Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2020 was held on the 1st and 2nd February 2020 (8th and 9th day of Chinese New Year). This is the 6th consecutive year the Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta was held. The event has always attracted big crowds, and this year is no different. In addition to the hot air balloons,… Read More »