01-31 George Town Festival
George Town, Penang (www.georgetownfestival.com). Considered to be one of Asia’s hottest up-and-coming arts events, Penang’s George Town Festival (GTF) returns this August with an exciting line-up of local and international performances, exhibitions and events. This month-long celebration pays homage to George Town’s buzzing art, culture and heritage scene. Throw in hundreds of hawker stalls that are scattered around the city, and you have a winning combination right there.