Scenes from Georgetown Festival (Day 3) & Sri Ananda Bahwan

In Arts & Culture, Indian on July 9, 2011 at 11:29 pm

The final day of the 3 day event, Tapestry of Cultures but the Georgetown Festival will be on going till the end of the month.

First, a stop for a quick bite at Sri Ananda Bahwan’s main outlet down the block from Sri Ananda Bahwan (Pure Vegetarian).

Food ordered:

1. Roti Paratha

2. Vadai & Curry Puff

First stop, Penangism photo exhibition housed in a majestic building.

Tour group going on a heritage trail walkabout.

Tan Wei Ming’s video exhibition at the Whiteaways Arcade.

Line Line Journey exhibition at Galeri Seri Mutiara.

The Whiteaways Arcade.

One of the pieces from Wayang! exhibition at Gallery 29.

The highlight of today’s event is the highly anticipated 12 Monkeys & more featuring individual performances by Ghaffar Pourazar (Beijing Opera), Jitti Chompee (Thailand) and Zubin Mohamad (Malaysia).

Held at the Botanical Gardens, the open space accompanied by the moonlight and performing arts at its best, Penang shined, showcasing the bright cosmopolitan city she really is.

Our little picnic with food from Evergreen Vegetarian (post coming soon).

Pre-show fun with the kids from the audience and an improv amongst cast mates.

First up, Zubin Mohamed and his musical troop from Kelantan with influences from traditional wayang kulit and Mak Yong (both preserved by UNESCO).

Jitti Chompee’s 18 Monkeys.

And lastly, Ghaffar Pourazar and The Beijing Opera.

Tapestry of Cultures (Day One & Day Two)


Georgetown Festival

WebsiteGeorgetown Festival

Date – Month long celebration in July every year



Sri Ananda Bahwan

Address: 55 Penang Street, Georgetown, Penang

Phone: (04) 264-4204

Website: Sri Ananda Bahwan

Hours: 7am-11pm

  1. Haha, there is now a NEW Vege Restaurant in S’pore which is called ‘HERBIVORE’!
    It is in the famed Vege enclave of Fortune Centre @01-13/14. Tel: 63331612.
    It specializes in JAPANESE & WESTERN Vege Cuisine.

    Luke is informed to Review it.

  2. […] Wei Ming of Ownly Penang. His other video exhibition can be found at The Whiteaways Arcade this […]

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