Can you believe that it’s another whole year! 2018 might have been a game changer but you ain’t ready for what’s coming during 2019! Sit tight and let us give you a jumpstart with activities you can do and expedition you can spend your money on cuz the cheaper way is the way to go! From furniture shopping to an art exhibition, mark your calendars and live the 2019 life to the fullest with our first Top 10 Happening Events In Penang 2019
Top 9 Happening Events In Penang 2019
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Date: 11-13 January 2019 (Fri – Sun)
Venue: Setia SPICE Convention Centre
Time: 11am – 9pm
#2 The Shanghai Jazz Experience
Golden Shower took us into a whimsical wonderland back in 2018 and they’re back again with a bang in 2019 by hosting an exciting event of The Shanghai Jazz Experience by bringing some rendition of Mandopop Classic to the scene! For RM45, enjoy a glass of house wine or cocktails alongside 3 canapes to tingle your taste buds while jamming to the music of the Golden Years performed by their talented picks of Theresa Teng, Sam Hui, Wong Ka Kui and more not leaving out an evening of jazz, booze, and bites. Better yet, book your tickets 1 week in advance and enjoy their early bird discount at RM35 per ticket. Boujiness at its friendliest, only at Golden Shower!
#3KBJ Lion Dance Championship
Witness the 6th annual Chinese Lion Dance customarily performed during the Lunar New Year to herald in the new year and bring prosperity, good luck and peace this time at Summer Wing Concourse, Kompleks Bukit Jambul on the 5th & 6th January at 10.30 AM and catch this amazing skillful performance displaying strength and artistry while cultivating inner strength and self discipline to receive life’s challenges with grace and elegance. Into this kind of things? Be sure to not miss out a showcase of the most talented and creative lion dance troupes from different states of Malaysia, showcasing special performances!
Venue: Summer Wing Concourse, Kompleks Bukit Jambul
Date: 5th & 6th January 2019
Time: 10.30 AM
#4 Solo Art Exhibition @ Before The Beginning: The Celestials
Penang comprises a spectrum of views in the art scene and if you’re an art buff it’s a thrill to catch a glimpse of artist around the world pit stopping by In Penang to indulge a bond with audiences around the world. Displayed at a little café outside of town known as lunarbarcoffee, Before The Beginning: The Celestials is a lively and colorful show by Kangblabla that references back to 1980s computer game imagery, childhood, and the emotional confusion that we all encounter when we are young. Experience this work of art as the artist will lead you through the process of witnessing through a curated musical playlist to enhance the viewing experience with excellent coffee and cake.
Venue: Lunabarcoffee, 10D, Jalan Clove Hall, George Town,
Date: Until February 12th 2019.
Hours: 1pm-7pm. Closed On Wednesdays
#5 Warung Shoe Painting Workshop
What is living without doing it the fun way? The Warung Weekend Workshop is back and it doesn’t get any better than taking the day off to unleash your creatives ways and let it flow by painting your favorite shoe while Maggie (MTMT Designs) conducts a shoe painting workshop at The Warung.
MTMT Designs started off as a gift-giving gesture for a friend’s birthday as her work became a topic on social media and were increasingly demanded among her friends, so she eventually decided to turn her artwork into a customized shoe painting business back in the year 2010. This is a passion turn business where she does it on a freelance basis. Find out how you can put your creativity into work at this workshop while having a hell of a good time!
Venue: The Warung, 145, Lebuh Victoria, 10300 George Town, Penang.
Edited Date: 26th and 27th January 2019
Time: 2 PM to 5 PM.
Registration Fee: RM190 (every participant can bring home a pair of painted shoes)
#6 MonkeyBar @ Electro Jazz Jam
Calling out music enthusiasts yearning for something electrifying, Monkeybar is a creating a live driving electronic music with off-kilter drumming, swollen synth lines, and deep bass drones: evocative of epic days filled with darkness in the northernmost fjords of Scandinavia. Let them take you on a journey of synesthesia: playful, yet viscerally emotive. Using instruments to indulge you into an out-of-body experience, it’s an experience of a kind! If you find yourself interested, feel super free to join cuz it’s super free and super different!
As for the musicians, with a long history of jazz practice and performance, Steinar Nickelsen was honored Young Jazz Musician of the Year in his native Norway, and Erik Nylander, originally from Sweden, is one of Norway’s most active drummers, frequently touring and playing in multiple bands and recording sessions.
Venue: Little Art House Studios, 29 Lebuh Melayu, George Town, Pulau Pinang 10450
Time : Fri, Jan 18, 2019, 9:00 PM –Sat, Jan 19, 2019, 12:00 AM
Free Tickets: Website
#7 Film: August At Akiko’s @ Hin Bus Depot
Hin bus is known to showcase creatives work at their space and this year, it’s no different t! Shot in pastoral countrysides of the Big Island of Hawai‘i, AUGUST AT AKIKO’S is a quiet film filled with deep undercurrents of history and mythology. Capturing the daily lives of a tight-knit community of locals, the film immerses the viewer in the shape-shifting landscape of a place we all think we know, but really know little about: Hawai‘i. So gather around and pay this cool palce a visit for a unique evening filled with film enthusiast, aspiring surroundings and new insights!
Venue: Hin Bus Depot,31a Jalan Gurdwara, 10300 George Town, Penang.
Time: 26th January 2019 @ 8 PM
#8 Power Run
No New Year begins without a health regime tagging along! Why endure the pain alone when there a whole lotta people looking into staying slim, fit and healthy this season? This New Year, revitalize your mind and body with some lifestyle changes by joining the POWER RUN 2019 with your friends & family and better, win prizes and cash worth RM888 while keeping it healthy! Whether you are a complete fitness beginner or a seasoned health lover, this is one great kickstart to get into this fit lifestyle! Check out their facebook page to know more!!!!
Venue: Padang Kmapung Kastam, Gelugor, Penang
Date: 6th January 2019
Time: 7 AM
Tickets: Power Run IV
#9 Live Music Festival // Silent Movie
Ever watched a movie without any sound but brought back to lie with live music played by some of Penang’s finest musicians? This is a world where it doesn’t matter what language you speak, the actions and the music speak louder than the world will ever do. At Little Art House Studio, it’s always something different! Come over around 8 pm and catch films and clips from all around the world every Friday Night! Gain insight on how the movie industry was much more international before Hollywood took control.Venue: Little Art House Studios, 29 Lebuh Melayu, George Town, Pulau Pinang 10450
Date: 4th January 2019
Time: 8 PM
Top 9 Happening Events In Penang (January 2019)
We hope today’s ‘Monthly Event Guide‘ treated you well. Are there still any new events in Penang which you’d like to share with us? Feel free to suggest them to us in the comment below!