2017 george town festival

The annual George Town Festival to return for the eighth time.

date Jul 27 - Sep 3, 2017

date George Town

Local and international artists will gather in Penang, Malaysia for this year's George Town Festival, which will be held from July 27 to September 3.

George Town, which is listed as one of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites, has been hosting the annual festival for eight times now. A celebration of arts, culture, heritage and community, the festival aims to make arts accessible to the community by transforming the city into a global stage. For a little more than a month, expect to see theater workshops, book launches, exhibitions, art performances and more held throughout the city!

For more details on all events and activities, download the festival guide here.