|APRIL TO JUNE 2004
and Songkran Festival
13 April Venue: Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram (morning) and Fort
The Thais, armed with spray, hoses and buckets, gives each other and
all visitors a good dousing, which signifies blessings, during this
unique water festival.
Festival and Expo Sikh
17 April Venue: Fort Cornwallis
Gain insight info the beliefs, customs and practices of the Sikh. Traditional
Punjabi fare is also served.
Kerian Water Festival
26 April Venue: Sungai Kerian
The annual competition water sports event is fun to watch and even
more fun to participate in in our sunny weather.
3 May Venue: Malaysian Buddhist Association, Jalan Burmah,
Devotees throng the temples and a grand parade is staged to celebrate the
birthday of Buddha.
24 May to 22 June Venue: Dewan Sri Pinang and other venues
A showcase for all things art, the festival brings together a symphony orchestra,
live theatre, jazz, cultural dances, an art exhibition and more.
International Floral Festival
30 May to 6 June Venue: Penang Botanical Garden
Workshops, contests and classes an related topics are held; the main attraction
is the parade made up of beautiful floral floats.
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1 June to 30 June Venue: USM/Penang Bridge
Athletes and sports enthusiasts join in the scenic run across the worlds
third longest brigde.
International Travel Fair
11 June to 13 June Venue: Penang International Sports
Arena 2004 (26th Anniversary)
Fabulous discounts, value-added tour packages and other great travel incentives
are offered in this eagerly-anticipated tourism fair. Penang
Dragon Boat Festival 2004
19 June to 20 June Venue: Empangan Teluk Bahang
Rowers local and from all over the world come together to compete in this
ultimate international championship.
25 to 27 June Venue: Along Batu Ferringhi Beach
Exciting seaside activities heat up Penangs famed tourist belt.
26 June Venue: Seberang Prai Selatan
Penang's Boria groups perform and compete in this Boria showcase cum competition.
The performances are interspersed with lively sketches, pantun (quatrains),
seloka (poems) and dances.