Monday, April 29, 2013

Penang Hotel deals by Agoda for George Town Festival 2013

A month-long George Town Festival (GTF) is one of the most colorful art festivals celebrated in Malaysia. The festival has started to commemorate George Town's inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage listing on 7 July, 2008 and is celebrated since 2009. Festival offers well-balanced local cultural performances and events with international performances in art, music, theatre, dance, opera and films and transforms George Town into an exiting and unique place for art lovers for a month-long time.

Gerorge Town Festival 2013 will be held between 7 June - 7 July 2013. Here are some highlights from this years events:

Sutra - 17 monks from the original Shaolin Temple in China will perform in a new dance work choreographed by Flemish/Moroccan choreographer. Inspired by the skill, strength and spirituality of Buddhist Shaolin monks the performances will also include a beautiful brand new score for piano, percussion and strings by Polish composer Szymon Brzóska which is played live.

I MUSICI - The renowned Italian chamber music group I Musici presents classical excerpts from some of Italy’s famous composers through several eras, as well as a contemplative interpretation of Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.I Musici is the oldest chamber group in Italy, and based on reviews, their performance
here in Penang promises to be an emotional and majestic aural experience. This live performance will be truly memorable as even the ensemble’s recorded CDs have been awarded prizes by specialised juries^ their production of Four Seasons by Vivaldi sold more than 25 million copies!

ART@WHITEAWAYS - Top contemporary art collector, gallerist and curator Valentine Willie presents works by Ahmad Zakii Anwar, Jalaini Abu Hassan, Chong Siew Ying, Kow Leong Kiang, Rebecca
Wilkinson and Chan Kok Hooi from Malaysia, and Agus Baqul Purnomo from Indonesia. offers special Penang Hotel deals during the George Town Festival 2013 on a special festival webpage will enjoy 5% off of the already low prices. So if you are planning to visit George Town, GTF 2013 is the best time to visit Penang and if you want some great hotel discounts check Agoda's web page here at

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