If you are the arty type and loves to follow the local art scene, events, exhibitions, galleries, street art and graffiti, there is no better place to be than in Penang especially in the month of August.
George Town Festival
Dates: 13 Jul 2019 – 28 July 2019
The month of August is designated the George Town Festival (GTF), a celebration of Penang’s cultural heritage as well as play host to international cultural and art shows.
GTF showcases some of the best talents, arts, culture and heritage featuring local and international artists, performers, musicians and local communities.
This is the best time to immerse yourself with the local culture and art with a healthy does of Penang’s multicultural heritage through ticketed and free events.
The festival is in part a celebration of Penang’s status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008.
Over the month, there will be theatre, music, art, dance, opera and film screenings in various locations.
So for the holiday makers, make the most of you stay in Penang and head over to the many venues and soak up both what local and international artists have to offer.
If you would like to participate or attend any of the events, you can find more information from the official website www.georgetownfestival.com
Remember to check out the full month long programme.
Image: Official Website