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Heritage Hunt 2015 is a non-profit community event organised with the aim to:
1. Reverse neighbourhood decline
2. Highlight the heritage and culture of the place before it is lost or crowded out by development
3. Rekindle the community’s pride for their heritage and culture
4. Bring together local community groups and businesses for a common goal
5. Help independent local businesses (especially traditional businesses) to evolve and adapt to sharply increasing rental prices due to abolishment of Rent Control Act and assist them to compete with large shopping malls
6. Encourage neighbourhood spirit and walkability
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
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
Sunshine Farlim Shopping Mall is a two-storey shopping mall in Farlim. This shopping mall replaces Sunshine Farlim Hypermarket which is just a mile difference which opened 11 November 1999. With the opening of Sunshine Farlim Shopping Mall, Sunshine Farlim Hypermarket stopped is operations and closed. Sunshine maintains its position as the biggest retail operator in Ayer Itam.The new shopping mall occupies two floors, and has a total floor area of 371,600 sq ft / 19,675 sq meters. The ground floor is a department store selling clothes and fashion accessories. The first floor houses a supermarket. It is accessed by a set of travelators. In addition to the Sunshine Department Store and Supermarket, the shopping mall also includes other tenants including Bread R Us, Penang Chendol, Adventist Bakery, Body Glove Shop to name a few.