Visit Pe­nang 2017

BAL­LOON FI­ES­TAS, GOOD FOOD AND HOME GROWN LIT­ER­ARY FES­TI­VALS TO GRACE THE ‘PEARL OF THE ORIENT’

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Kick­ing off for a 3rd con­sec­u­tive year, Visit Pe­nang 2017 is ex­pected to light off with a bang this year with amaz­ing cel­e­bra­tions, home grown art fes­ti­vals and a cor­nu­copia of food that of­fers al­most end­less di­ver­sity.

The theme of this year’s cel­e­bra­tion “Where The Ex­cite­ment Never Ends” will fea­ture cel­e­bra­tions all year round be­gin­ning in Jan­uary it­self with ac­ro­batic lion dances dur­ing the Chi­nese New Year, un­be­liev­able body pierc­ings dur­ing Thai­pusam in Fe­bru­ary and in­tri­cate ke­tu­pat weav­ings for Hari Raya Aid­i­fitri in June.

Pe­nang is also the home of the in­creas­ingly pop­u­lar “10 Days 3 Fes­ti­vals” fea­tur­ing the George Town Lit­er­ary Fes­ti­val, the In-be­tween Arts Fes­ti­val and the Pe­nang Is­land Jazz Fes­ti­val which at­tracts thou­sands of global trav­ellers an­nu­ally.

Don’t miss the op­por­tu­nity to join the Pe­nang Hot Air Bal­loon Fi­esta 2017, one of the state’s most an­tic­i­pated events for the year.

These events and many more will grace the ‘Pearl of the Orient’ in 2017 “Where The Ex­cite­ment Never Ends”.

Visit www.mypenang.gov.my/vpy for the full list of events hap­pen­ing in Pe­nang in 2017.

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