Dance at the Penang Arts Festival

The Penang YTL Arts Festival will run 30 May to 5 July. Its dance component will comprise the following:

Darpana: The Mirror Of Beauty and Bliss by the Temple Of Fine Arts
A treatise to the aspect of Indian classical dance in the Orissan style of Odissi
21-22 June 2003 @ 8.00 pm @ Auditorium P. Ramlee
Invitations by donation available at KKK & TFA

Awas! by Akademi Seni Kebangsaan
Contemporary dance drama: a fusion of graceful classical Makyong with the frenetic energy of modern dance, exploring pertinent issues of power and justice.
28 June 2003 @ 8.30 pm @ Auditorium P. Ramlee
Free admission

Penang Oh Penang by Badan Kesenian Negeri Pulau Pinang
A cross-cultural choreographic work featuring several Penang-based cultural dance troupes
5 July 2003 @ 8.30 pm @ Dewan Sri Pinang
Ticket Prices: RM 8


The Arts and Culture Information Centre (KKK) is run by the Penang State Cultural Council.

A monthly calendar of events, information on performance venues and other services are available at

Inquiries regarding local and international arts and culture events and booking of tickets:
9.30 – 5.00 Monday to Friday
9.30 – 2.00 Saturday
Ground Floor, Dewan Sri Pinang, Lebuh Light, 10200 Pulau Pinang

Tel: 04-264 2273 / Fax: 04-264 2081

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