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Penang Georgetown Festival

 The George Town Festival (GTF) is an annual festival held in Penang, in honour of the city's designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008.It has since grown into a "major Asian arts event", attracting about 250,000 visitors in 2015

In 2009, George Town World Heritage Incorporated, a state agency tasked with monitoring and promoting the city's heritage, had held a day-long festival to mark the inscription of the historical core of George Town as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the previous year. The George Town Festival is held to celebrate and preserve the local arts, culture and heritage.Artistic performance, including dance, music and theater, as well as photography and heritage exhibitions, have been included in the festival.

And this year, Georgetown Festival brings you with avast of activities, shows and more. And this time, we are lucky to witness one of their event which is held back on 13 July 2019.

With the theme of “The Night Falls”; one can enjoy the performances and shows that is simply eye-opening.


Others includes, Teatro Pavana from The Netherlands will be putting on an amazing performance titled Le Ballerine & Night Colors.

And of course the highlight is the beautiful and enchanting video mapping on recreate the facade of the Town Hall and City Hall of Penang. And this  is using video mapping to create a 3-dimensional art will be done by FILAMEN and the international artists.

Other great performance includes The Extravaganza, Art in The City and some Ticketed Performance too. For more information about Penang Georgetown Festival, visit their website at