George Town Festival for families
Head to Penang this August for fun family performances and
the festival’s inimitable atmosphere
BFF: A Street Project
Jalan Jeti Lama, Butterworth, Penang (www.georgetownfestival. com). Catch one of the ‘pop-up ferries’ over to the mainland to experience the inaugural Butterworth Fringe Festival. The festival will bring art and culture to Butterworth with a mix of live performances, films, pop-up cafés and bookstores (organised by BookXcess), exhibitions as well as arts and crafts. Kids can catch familyfriendly performances such as the Bunraku Puppet Show and Isaac Hou’s astounding oneman acrobatic performances inside a Cyr wheel. Alliance Française will also be putting on a spread with French food, films, fashion and more. Sat & Sun, Aug 15 & 16, 11am-10pm. Free.