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The Top @ KOMTAR

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Welcome to The Top at KOMTAR ( Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak ), the tallest building in Penang, and sixth tallest building in Malaysia. Completed in 1986, the tower has become revitalised and now a one-stop destination for the entire family. Home to a plethora of activities, retail and F&B outlets, The Top offers a new pulse to Georgetown all under one roof – and a breathtaking panoramic view of the surrounding island from its summit. That said, if you’re looking for a whirlwind-tour of the best Penang has to offer, look no further than The Top at KOMTAR. For more info, checkout www.thetop.com.my

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Thai Menora Dance @ Siamese Village, Pulau Tikus

Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi Temple

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACommonly known as Khoo Kongsi Temple, Leons San Tong Khoo Kongsi Temple is one of the  one of the most distinctive Chinese clan associations in Malaysia. It is well known worldwide for its extensive lineage that can be traced back 650 years, as well as its closely-knit and defensive congregation of buildings and a magnificent clanhouse. It is located at Cannon Square in George Town, Penang.The clan temple consists of two floors, the ground floor and the top floor. The ground floor was previously occupied by the Toon Boon Tong, or the Parentage Society, which was founded in 1884. Nowadays, it is used as the Khoo Kongsi Clan Museum. To the left of the museum is a small giftshop.

George Town Festival 2015

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George Town Festival is an annual, month-long celebration of arts, culture, heritage and community. Inaugurated in 2010 in honour of George Town’s designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the festival transforms the city into a global stage, showcasing world-class performances, installations and collaborations from international and local artists alike. With over one hundred intriguing events each year, the festival seeks to create new and vibrant connections between the traditional and the contemporary, the past and the future.

Since its inception, George Town Festival has grown to become a unique platform for culture and the arts in Penang and Southeast Asia. By focusing on the core tenants of Collaboration, Community, Reinvention and Accessibility – combining George Town’s distinctive perspectives with an international outlook – the festival annually brings the best possible experience to hundreds of thousands of locals and visitors. Having earned international accolades for its impressive roster of worldwide performers, the festival is quickly becoming one of Asia’s must-see events.

George Town Festival 2015 will take place over the entire month of August.

For information, visit www.georgetownfestival.com

Youth Video Awards 2015

Join the Youth Video Awards.

Roadshow at TAR college, Penang on 9/7/15

More info, visit www.youthvideoawards.com

Featured video entry:  No.3 directed by Jerry Lee

Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC)

20140624_121143Also known to many as GSC, the Golden Screen Cinemas are one of the the most popular cinemas in Malaysia.The result of a merger between Golden Communications (M) Sdn.Bhd (by PBB Group Sdn. Bhd. and Golden Harvest International Ltd.) and Cathay Cinemas Sdn.Bhd (CCSB) saw to the establishment of Golden Screen Cinemas Sdn. Bhd. (GSC) in 1998. Having currently established itself as the largest cinema exhibitor in the country, the first GSC cinema was launched in East Malaysia back in 1981 which quickly led to the rapid expansion of their cinemas including the notable opening of GSC Mid Valley at Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur in 1999, which is the largest multiplex in South East Asia with a total of 18 screening halls and 2351 seats.As of 2014, there is a total of 251 digital screens in 31 locations across Malaysia and Vietnam.

 

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