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Complimentary Cultural Heritage Books Delivered To 74 Education Institutions In Penang

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Complimentary Cultural Heritage Books Delivered to 74 Education Institutions in Penang

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1555900443374{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/home-cover.jpg?id=39) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class="post-date"]28 DECEMBER 2018[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text="COMPLIMENTARY CULTURAL HERITAGE BOOKS DELIVERED TO 74 EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS IN PENANG" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23231f20" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Cultural Heritage Book Gifting 2018 programme held in conjunction with the 10th anniversary celebration of the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site has been a success, with 74 schools, colleges and universities participating in the programme to receive complimentary cultural heritage books.Initiated by George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI), the programme aimed to promote heritage education in schools and cultivate the younger generation’s knowledge and interest in the history and cultural heritage of Penang.Each participating educational institution received the set of books worth RM750, consisting of these titles - Epitaph: The Northam Road Protestant Cemetery (Volumes 1 and 2), George Town: Our Stories, George Town’s Historic Commercial and Civic Precincts, Little India of George Town, Memori di George Town, Penang: The Fourth Presidency of India 1805 - 1830 (Volume 2: Fire, Spice and Edifice), and Penang’s Living Legacy - Heritage Traders of George Town.Through discussions with the schools’ heads, principals, teachers, librarians, and students, the team of GTWHI gained a better understanding of their efforts and initiatives to incorporate cultural heritage in the learning environment, and how they are also implementing ways to engage the students in heritage. Some of the schools are also participating in the Cultural Heritage Education Programme, jointly curated by GTWHI and Arts-ED. [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]For more information on the books, visit http://www.gtwhi.com.my/shop[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

George Town World Heritage Incorporated Internship Programme

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George Town World Heritage Incorporated Internship Programme

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1566447946069{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/home-cover.jpg?id=3731) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}" el_class="bg-cover"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class="post-date"]1 JANUARY 2019[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text="GEORGE TOWN WORLD HERITAGE INCORPORATED INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23231f20" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The George Town World Heritage Incorporated Internship Programme is accepting applications this year from qualified candidates looking for practical onsite work experience in the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site.Through the programme which aims to cultivate a new generation of heritage professionals, interns will receive relevant work assignments and are provided with a useful learning experience to enhance their academic knowledge. They will have practical onsite work opportunities and receive on-the-job training that can be applied to other employment settings.Applicants have to be at least 21 years old, be available for six months, and are either studying for a degree or recently graduated in the 12 months prior to commencing the internship. The applicant must have good communication skills in English and / or Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin or Tamil, as well as be computer savvy.To apply, fill in this form: https://goo.gl/forms/GTLUJGF6WARRFw782. For enquiries, please e-mail [email protected] or visit http://gtwhi.com.my/internship-programme for more information.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

General Manager’s Office

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General Manager’s Office

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css_animation="fadeInDown" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1588655839208{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/IMG_20200317_101310_edited.jpg?id=4523) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="General Manager's Office" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23231f20" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text][CUSTOM_POST_POPUP type="post" orderby="none" posts_per_page="30" customclass="pop-item" catid="9" ][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_basic_grid post_type="post" max_items="10" element_width="3" gap="10" grid_id="vc_gid:1588655826433-96899d7f-59bb-2" taxonomies="9"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="meet-team-post"][vc_column][vc_basic_grid post_type="post" max_items="10" element_width="3" item="3909" grid_id="vc_gid:1588655826435-2a0b87ef-19bd-1" taxonomies="9"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Free Disaster Risk Management Posters

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Free Disaster Risk Management Posters

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1566447887482{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/home-cover.jpg?id=3731) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}" el_class="bg-cover"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class="post-date"]26 FEBRUARY 2019[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text="FREE DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT POSTERS" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23231f20" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In our efforts to promote disaster risk management, George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI) has published a series of awareness posters which the public can take for free and display at their homes and business premises.The A3-sized posters on Flood and Fire aim to educate the public on disaster mitigation and preparedness, especially in the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site. The information on the posters is provided via eye-catching graphics and easy-to-understand steps that anyone can follow during an emergency.Available in four languages - English, Malay, Chinese, and Tamil - the posters can be collected for free at the GTWHI office in Lebuh Acheh during office hours on weekdays. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="extinguisher-row"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The printable versions are also available for download here:English - Download Malay - Download Mandarin - Download Tamil - DownloadIt is a collaborative project between GTWHI, UNESCO Jakarta, and Malaysia Funds-in-Trust.For more information, please contact Ms Ng Boon Nee ([email protected] or 014-909 0035).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Heritage Conservation

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Heritage Conservation

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css_animation="fadeInDown" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1555651138810{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/edu-cover1.jpg?id=2185) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="HERITAGE CONSERVATION" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23231f20" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="fadeInUp" el_class="about1-text"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Preservation and conservation of our cultural heritage are constant and ongoing in the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is to ensure that the Outstanding Universal Values of the World Heritage Site are conserved for the future generations, and at the same time support the city’s sustainability in terms of the social and economic aspects.To achieve this, George Town World Heritage Incorporated assists with the understanding of conservation work, as well as educates and encourages the participation of the local communities in heritage conservation.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_section full_width="stretch_row" css=".vc_custom_1553233772821{background-color: #d2d3d3 !important;}" el_class="property-sec role-sec"][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUILT HERITAGE?" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23231f20" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="img-box"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="2189" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Built heritage provides us with a sense of our history. The value is in its aesthetics, building methods, design, material science, and in the streetscape. The built heritage value would be eroded if the special significance of built heritage is ignored or replaced. The shophouse in Penang has a rich heritage value and it is important to apply the correct methods for preservation. These are five things to consider when conserving built heritage:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="protect"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]
HISTORICAL STYLE
Get to know the historical period and style of your shophouse in order to recover the authentic features on the facade. [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]
ARCHITECTURAL FORM
Understand the division and use of space, function of the five-foot way, airwell and back balcony in relation to feng shui.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]
ARCHITECTURE HISTORY
Learn how multiculturalism influences the philosophy and aesthetics of the shophouse structure, design, and decorative features.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]
TRADITIONAL MATERIALS
Get to know the historical period and style of your shophouse in order to recover the authentic features on the facade.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]
TRADITIONAL BUILDING METHODS
Familiarise yourself with the traditional building methods and skills of decorative finishes of the Penang shophouse.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section][vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="HERITAGE AND CONSERVATION WORKSHOPS" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23231f20" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="img-box"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="2190" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="fadeInUp" el_class="about1-text"][vc_column][vc_column_text]As a World Heritage Site with more than 5,000 buildings, education and information as well as understanding and appreciation of the Site are vital to meaningful conservation management.To ensure that heritage buildings are conserved and restored in a manner that preserves their authenticity, George Town World Heritage Incorporated conducts capacity building projects such as the Tangible Heritage Workshops that enhance the knowledge and skills of the public who are involved either directly or indirectly in the planning, development, management, monitoring and enforcement efforts of George Town as a World Heritage Site.The workshops - Heritage and Conservation Workshops (Introduction, Intermediate and Advanced levels) and the Heritage Impact Assessment Workshop - create public awareness on the conservation of heritage buildings and the protection of the Outstanding Universal Value for the preservation of George Town as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The Heritage and Conservation Workshops will equip participants with knowledge of the restoration and repair of heritage buildings especially in the World Heritage Site, the principles of conservation, and explanations on the technical stages including council requirements and guidelines for conservation work.Through the Heritage Impact Assessment Workshop, representatives from government agencies, private property owners, architects, building engineers, and quantity surveyors are introduced to the Heritage Impact Assessment report, which details the surrounding impacts on the proposed development, restoration or renovation site. Participants will be given exposure to the procedures required for producing a comprehensive, high quality assessment report.For details, contact Noor Asyiqin Zainal Abidin at [email protected][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section]

George Town Heritage Celebrations

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George Town Heritage Celebrations

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css_animation="fadeInDown" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1555655651543{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/edu-cover2.jpg?id=2186) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column 0=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row 0=""][vc_column 0=""][vc_custom_heading text="GEORGE TOWN HERITAGE CELEBRATIONS" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23231f20" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="fadeInUp" el_class="about1-text"][vc_column 0=""][vc_column_text 0=""]George Town Heritage Celebrations is an annual celebration organised by George Town World Heritage Incorporated to commemorate the city’s inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 7 July 2008. It highlights interactive and educational programmes such as workshops and performances which take place in the streets of the heritage enclave.Held since 2009, the Celebrations focuses on specific intangible cultural heritage themes each year to raise awareness of our cultural heritage and traditions among the public. Through the Celebrations, the local community come together to celebrate and showcase their own cultural practices, performances, food, and crafts.With the continuous support and commitment from the State Government of Penang, the Celebrations continues to be a much-anticipated event attracting local and international celebration-goers who get the opportunity to immerse in the living traditions of George Town. It also raises awareness on the need and importance of safeguarding George Town’s outstanding universal values for the next generations.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_section el_class="festival-sec"][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" el_class="festival"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="4256" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text el_class="title-special"]
2019-LET’S CELEBRATE: RITUALS AND FESTIVE EVENTS
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text 0=""]The Heritage Celebrations to mark the 11th anniversary of George Town’s UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription will be held on 6 July 2019 with the theme of Let’s Celebrate: Rituals and Festive Events. Content curation will acknowledge the importance and transmission of the rituals and festive events in George Town, as they are the living heritage that showcases the rich diversity and beauty of our community. Celebration-goers will have the opportunity to experience elements of rituals and festive events in one night through interactive workshops, performances, and site visits.Our efforts for community empowerment were making a difference through the Community-based Intangible Cultural Heritage Inventorying in George Town project, in which the local community were equipped with knowledge and skills to identify and document cultural heritage elements. The output of the inventorying project will be showcased in the Celebrations to raise awareness on the importance of safeguarding our cultural heritage, and encourage collective support to ensure the transmission of cultural heritage to the next generation.For details on George Town Heritage Celebrations, contact Tieh Kok Yang, Events Management Officer at 04-261 6606 or e-mail [email protected][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" el_class="festival"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2196" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text el_class="title-special"]
2018-POTENTIAL - OF THE PAST, IN THE PRESENT, FOR THE FUTURE
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text 0=""]With 2018 marking the 10th year of George Town’s inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the theme ‘POTENTIAL - Of the Past, In the Present, For the Future explores George Town’s potential in moving forward based on its past narratives and current experiences. POTENTIAL also contains the word ‘ten’, representing the 10th anniversary of George Town as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Held on 7 July 2018, the Street Festival featured 25 community workshops comprising four sections - Auspicious Celebrations (celebrations and ritual), Handmade Crafts, Daily Delights (cultural food) and Leisure Activities (games and entertainment), as well as traditional performances which invited the participation of celebration-goers. Site excursions to eight places of worship were also organised on the weekends of July 2018.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" el_class="festival"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2197" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text el_class="title-special"]
2017-WALK THE TALK: ORAL TRADITIONS AND EXPRESSIONS
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text 0=""]The ninth anniversary celebration for the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site was held from 7 - 9 July 2017 with the theme of ‘Walk the Talk: Oral Traditions and Expressions’. It gathered 16 participating communities and 14 performance partners which shared their traditions and stories, and oral traditions such as proverbs, epics, charms, prayers, dramatic performances and folk tales.Celebration-goers were introduced to the unique stories of the communities through storytelling sessions, cultural performances and learning to write in ancient script. The programmes, based on four elements of expressions - Read, Sing, Speak and Write, included a heritage trail, site excursions and an interactive heritage game called ‘The Forgotten Memoirs’.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" el_class="festival"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2198" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text el_class="title-special"]
2016-MAI MAIN: TRADITIONAL SPORTS AND GAMES
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text 0=""]Themed ‘Mai Main: Traditional Sports and Games’ (Mai Main meaning Let’s Play!), George Town took a stroll down memory lane in George Town Heritage Celebrations 2016, returning the streets to its olden days as celebrations-goers played traditional sports and games such as ‘batu tujuh’, ‘kali toi’ and hopscotch.Held from 7 - 9 July 2016, the Celebrations marked the eighth anniversary of George Town’s inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, sparking childhood memories among adults and exposing the younger generations to the excitement of their parents’ era. Eleven traditional sports and 23 traditional games were highlighted in the Celebrations through introductory classes, forums, a street festival, workshops, demonstrations, and open court games.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" el_class="festival"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2199" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text el_class="title-special"]
2015-EAT RITE: RITUAL FOODS OF GEORGE TOWN
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text 0=""]Held from 4 - 7 July 2015, George Town Heritage Celebrations 2015 drew in food and culture lovers to mark the seventh anniversary of the UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription. With the theme of ‘Eat Rite: Ritual Foods of George Town’, the Celebrations featured community showcases, cooking classes, and festive foods workshops.It puts the spotlight on our city’s unique festive heritage with a focus on the special foods made to celebrate our festivals and traditional ceremonies. More than just a source of nutrients, these foods are rich in significance and symbols that express the beliefs and hopes shared by the local communities.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" el_class="festival"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2200" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text el_class="title-special"]
2014-LIVING LEGACIES
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text 0=""]A cultural theme for the Celebrations is given for the first time, with ‘Living Legacies’ as the theme to highlight the importance of the historic city’s intangible heritage such as traditional handicrafts and places of worship signifying the harmonious relationship of different cultures, race and religion.Held for two days on 6 and 7 July 2014, the Celebrations consisted of events in the inner city of George Town to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription, featuring craft workshops, heritage foods, walking trails, talks, film screenings and open houses.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" el_class="festival"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2201" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text el_class="title-special"]
2013-COLOUR, CULTURE, TRADITION
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text 0=""]The fifth anniversary celebration of the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site was held on 6 and 7 July 2013. The theme of ‘Colour, Culture, Tradition’ was selected to reflect the vibrant multiracial ethnic, cultural and traditional heritage unique to George Town.Over 40 events were held over the weekend, with more than 20 community groups and associations putting on cultural shows. The programme line-up featured performances such as boria, wayang gedek, Baba poetry, Thai Menora dance and rod puppet show. Apart from the patchwork quilts that were chosen as the design motif and decorations of the event, the Heritage Celebrations also featured guided heritage walks, traditional arts and crafts, and local cuisine.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" el_class="festival"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2202" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text el_class="title-special"]
2012-LIVE HERITAGE
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text 0=""]The ‘Live Heritage’ celebration was held from 6 - 8 July 2012 as part of the George Town Festival, to mark the fourth anniversary of George Town’s UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription. It featured over 40 cultural performances and showcases from local communities, open house visits to historical sites and homes, talks on history and culture, arts and craft showcases, food bazaars, and a community street exhibition. A mini day-long festival called ‘Heritage Heboh’ was also held for young people.Among the highlights was the Living Museum programme in which tours are organised to the homes of local residents, while the Community Street Exhibition lets visitors hear the stories first hand from local traders and get a glimpse into their lives through old photographs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" el_class="festival"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="3547" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text el_class="title-special"]
2011-TAPESTRY OF CULTURES
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text 0=""]The third anniversary celebration of George Town’s UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription was held over three days from 7 - 9 July 2011 with the theme of ‘Tapestry of Cultures’. The celebration was themed according to the three Outstanding Universal Value of George Town, with each day of the celebration devoted to each of the criteria - tangible and intangible heritage, multicultural exchanges and architectural landscape.It featured multicultural performances by the local community, open houses at public and private heritage buildings, cultural and musical performances, exhibitions, traditional food and craft bazaar, public talks and demonstrations, a shophouse trail, the Living Museum - Sharing Our Stories programme (in which six families in George Town share their memories and stories), and cemetery tour. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" el_class="festival"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2204" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text el_class="title-special"]
2010-STREETS COME ALIVE - UNFORGETTABLE GEORGE TOWN
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text 0=""]The celebration on 7 July 2010 was part of George Town Festival 2010 to celebrate the second anniversary of George Town's inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The day-long event was themed 'Streets Come Alive - Unforgettable George Town', showcasing culture, music and food through street performances and cultural exchanges in the inner city of George Town.Apart from open houses at Fort Cornwallis, E&O Hotel and Penang Islamic Museum, most sites and attractions in the World Heritage Site were open free-of-charge to the public. There were also traditional food, arts and craft demonstrations, tours at places of worship, and cultural performances. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" el_class="festival"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2205" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text el_class="title-special"]
2009-1 HERITAGE
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text 0=""]The first anniversary celebration of the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site was a month long from 3 - 26 July 2009. A variety of events was held, such as a food, craft, art and music festival, food stalls and craft demonstration, Teochew opera show, multicultural street performances, heritage walks, free boat rides, and exhibitions. The programme aimed to be a platform to discover our shared identities among the local community of George Town, on what is George Town and how do the local community who live and work here identify with the city.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle" el_class="festival"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2206" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text el_class="title-special"]
2008
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text 0=""]The three-day George Town World Heritage Site Celebrations was held from 25 - 27 July 2008 following the joint inscription of Melaka and George Town: Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca on the UNESCO World Heritage List. To celebrate the city’s new status as a Unesco World Heritage Site, the activities held included a tour of George Town’s historic streets, cultural performances, kolam decorating, open houses at the clan jetties, dendang asli boria performances, traditional games, exhibitions and a fireworks display.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section]

Disaster Risk Management

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Disaster Risk Management

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css_animation="fadeInDown" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1555660766998{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/edu-cover1.jpg?id=2185) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23231f20" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class=" extinguisher img-box"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2192" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]Download (PDF | 6.1MB) ENGLISH VERSION[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2193" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]Download (PDF | 6.3MB) MALAY VERSION[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2194" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]Download (PDF | 5.1MB) CHINESE VERSION[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2195" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]Download (PDF | 7.7MB) TAMIL VERSION[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="fadeInUp" el_class="about1-text"][vc_column][vc_column_text]George Town has been selected as a pilot site for the Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Reduction of Heritage Cities in Southeast Asia and Small Island Developing States in the Pacific project by UNESCO Jakarta in cooperation with UNESCO Apia. It aims to enhance the capacity of stakeholders involved in disaster risk reduction of heritage cities and empower the communities through the improved management plans that include disaster risk reduction strategies.The Inception Workshop on the Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Reduction of Heritage Cities in Southeast Asia and Small Island Developing States in the Pacific organised in George Town on 5 and 6 April 2017 was the first activity held under the project.It was then followed by the National Workshop on Harmonizing Coordination to Implement Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Strategy in the Heritage City of George Town on 1 and 2 March 2018, held to discuss the development of effective disaster risk reduction strategies for George Town by refining a draft Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="img-box"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="2191" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="fadeInUp" el_class="about1-text"][vc_column][vc_column_text]At the same time, George Town World Heritage Incorporated promotes knowledge of disaster risk management through workshops and awareness campaigns to educate the local communities on implementing protection measures, and how to act and respond effectively in the event of disasters such as fire and flood.Representatives from the local communities residing in the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site attend our disaster risk management workshops to collectively identify the risks in their surrounding compounds, preventive measures, and emergency action plans. The workshop and discussion sessions enhance their disaster preparedness, enabling them to understand and identify the hazards, vulnerability, possible factors of disasters, and the impact of disasters on the site.The Community-based Fire Responders for George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site programme has been organised in collaboration with UNESCO Jakarta in 2019, to improve fire protection measures and enhance the communities’ resilience during fire emergencies. Participants are to each receive a set of fire extinguisher and smoke detector to be installed at their respective heritage premises, as well as undergo a basic training in firefighting and be provided with practical fire mitigation information.A disaster risk reduction toolkit in the form of informative posters is also developed as part of the capacity building efforts to educate the public on disaster mitigation measures and improve their emergency response preparedness. The posters are available in four languages - English, Malay, Chinese, and Tamil - and can be downloaded for free.For details on disaster risk management in George Town, contact Ng Boon Nee, Town Planner at 04-261 6606 or e-mail [email protected][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Cultural Heritage Education Programme

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Cultural Heritage Education Programme

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css_animation="fadeInDown" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1555660766998{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/edu-cover1.jpg?id=2185) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="CULTURAL HERITAGE EDUCATION PROGRAMME" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23231f20" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="img-box"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="2221" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="fadeInUp" el_class="about1-text"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Cultural Heritage Education Programme (CHEP) was launched on 19 November 2016 by George Town World Heritage Incorporated, in collaboration with non-profit organisation Persatuan Pendidikan Pulau Pinang (Arts-ED) to promote local cultural heritage to young people through creative educational programmes. CHEP aims to engage young individuals, the local community, educators, and government agencies on the importance of cultural sustainability in the face of 21st century challenges.The programme is a set of educational experiences that promotes sustainable cultural heritage education and encouraging young people aged 10 to 17 to connect with their culture and the environment. Engaging and well-curated, the activities enable the younger generation to appreciate, understand and interpret the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site through different levels of participation.Among the experiences which the students can participate in are Traditional Games (Wa Wa Warisan), Thematic Heritage Exploration Trails, Traditional Craft (School of Craft), Traditional Food and Local Ingredients (You Think You Can Masak), and Creative Arts Workshop based on a Cultural Heritage Site (Youth Arts Camp)On 9 November 2018, Sekolah Budaya Warisan was launched to promote and disseminate cultural heritage by infusing cultural heritage content through place (or project)-based learning into the school’s curriculum and co-curriculum. Schools in Penang are identified to become model schools to promote and advocate a more dynamic, creative and sustainable cultural heritage education effort within and outside the school learning environment.The schools that showcased the outcome of their efforts were SMK Air Itam (MyPenangHill - Tanah Runtuh (Landslide) and SMK Abdullah Munshi (Getaran Jiwa - Mesej Utama Filem P. Ramlee).Learn more about the programme on Facebook and YouTube.For details on CHEP, contact Chuah Ai Kheng, Manager of the Department of Cultural Heritage Research and Development, at 04-261 6606 or e-mail akchuah[at]gtwhi[dot]com[dot]my, or Arts-ED at cheppenang[at]gmail[dot]com.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

George Town Heritage Celebrations 2019

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George Town Heritage Celebrations 2019

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1566447827913{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/home-cover.jpg?id=3731) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}" el_class="bg-cover"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class="post-date"]21 MARCH 2019[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text="GEORGE TOWN HERITAGE CELEBRATIONS 2019" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23231f20" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="3229" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="img_link_large" img_link_target="_blank"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The annual community-driven George Town Heritage Celebrations returns this year from 6 - 8 July 2019 to mark the 11th anniversary of George Town’s inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Themed Let’s Celebrate - Rituals and Festive Events, it will give celebration-goers the opportunity of firsthand experience in our living traditions.The theme highlights George Town as a diverse, living heritage city, with rituals and festive events such as the commemoration of traditional and cultural events, birth celebrations, wedding ceremonies, and major celebrations to honour deities, that are still being practised and celebrated today.It also features the people of George Town who continue to live in harmonious coexistence through the understanding of multicultural traditions that have been passed down through generations despite the differences in ethnic and culture.On 6 July 2019, the Street Festival will take place from 6pm to 11pm in the inner city of George Town. The curation of programmes together with the local community will centre on their rituals and festive events, and encompass interactive activities such as workshops, demonstrations, performances, and games.The site excursions to seven locations are from 6 - 8 July 2019, in which participants will have the chance to enrich and broaden their knowledge on the various culture and traditions from the historical religious sites that they will be visiting.For more information, follow George Town Heritage Celebrations on Facebook (George Town Heritage Celebrations) and Instagram (@heritagecelebrations).[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class="brochure"]Download the George Town Heritage Celebrations 2019 PDF brochure English | Malay | Chinese | TamilDownload the George Town Heritage Celebrations 2019 Booklet (PDF, 12MB) Download[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="SITE EXCURSIONS" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23231f20" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="local-comm"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Through our site excursions, participants will meet the local communities of George Town and experience their culture and traditions. They will have their knowledge enriched and broadened through experiential activities, and learning about the history that the sites have to offer.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]
DateTimeVenueLocationRegistration
6 July 20199am - 11amState Chinese (Penang) AssociationJalan PerakRegister
6 July 201912pm - 2pmNattukottai Nagarathar Heritage SocietyLebuh PenangRegister
7 July 201910am - 12pmKapitan Keling MosqueJalan BuckinghamRegister
7 July 20191pm - 3pmPenang Eurasian AssociationJalan KelawaiRegister
7 July 20194pm - 6pmGujarati Samaj PenangJalan Green HallRegister
8 July 201910am - 12pmWadda Gurdwara Sahib PenangJalan GurdwaraRegister
8 July 20194pm - 6pmNam Hooi Wooi KoonLebuh ChuliaRegister
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The fee is RM30 (MyKad / MyKid) and RM50 (Standard) per site. Please dress appropriately when visiting places of worship. For details, please contact us via Facebook (George Town Heritage Celebrations) or WhatsApp at +6017-428 1848.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]→ Register here[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23231f20" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Volunteer in one of the largest celebrations in the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site for a first-hand experience of our living traditions. Don't miss out on this opportunity to meet local communities, acquire new skills and knowledge, and play a role in the team to make this event a huge success.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="The Street Festival" font_container="tag:h3|font_size:25|text_align:left|color:%23414042" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title2"][vc_column_text]Venue: George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site, Penang Date: 6 July 2019, Saturday Time: 6pm - 11pm[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]As a volunteer, you will receive:
  1. A Certificate of Recognition.
  2. George Town Heritage Celebrations 2019 limited edition T-shirt.
  3. Meal and beverage on your day of duty.
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]→ Sign up as a volunteer.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Download the George Town Heritage Celebrations 2019 PDF brochure English | Malay | Chinese | Tamil[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Memori Di George Town

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Memori di George Town

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1586920610805{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shop-cover.jpg?id=1992) !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Memori di George Town" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23000000" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="101" img_size="full" el_class="publication-pic"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]RM25.00Paperback | 168 pages | Bahasa MelayuPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2015Every person in George Town has a story of their own to tell, and Memori di George Town is a collection of those many stories that relate to this historic city.A tale of friendship with the late Tan Sri P. Ramlee, a memory of service with the Penang Port, an account of life under the Japanese occupation, a story of origin for the popular mi sotong, a chronicle of a second-hand book seller in Chowrasta Market, and a recount of one's self-discovery in George Town.An anthology of 29 stories told by people from all walks of life, this book is set to draw chuckles, smiles, or even tears from readers who share the same nostalgic recollection of memories in George Town. Even if you cannot relate to those memories, you will be enthralled by the words of those who have seen the many facets of George Town.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]→ Place your order here. For details, please email [email protected][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text]
Paperback | 168 pages | Bahasa MelayuPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2015
Every person in George Town has a story of their own to tell, and Memori di George Town is a collection of those many stories that relate to this historic city.A tale of friendship with the late Tan Sri P. Ramlee, a memory of service with the Penang Port, an account of life under the Japanese occupation, a story of origin for the popular mi sotong, a chronicle of a second-hand book seller in Chowrasta Market, and a recount of one's self-discovery in George Town.An anthology of 29 stories told by people from all walks of life, this book is set to draw chuckles, smiles, or even tears from readers who share the same nostalgic recollection of memories in George Town. Even if you cannot relate to those memories, you will be enthralled by the words of those who have seen the many facets of George Town.
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Little India Of George Town

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Little India of George Town

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Hardback | 351 pages | EnglishPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2015
Little India remains a most colourful and dynamic enclave amongst the enchanting street networks and precints in the George Town World Heritage Site. It sustains cultural features unchanged from the past that coexist in harmony with newer, modern elements permeating this neighbourhood which is located in the north-eastern cape on Penang Island.Lavishly illustrated with over 230 specially commissioned photographs and never-before-published historical images, Little India of George Town presents a pictorial record of contemporary life in the area and its evolution through the last two centuries. The book also offers interesting and little-known facts about various aspects related to the richly concentrated inner-city area, including glimpses into its history, communities, trades, landmarks, festivals, streetscape and architecture.Take a journey into the nooks and crannies of Little India, unearth its existing riches and discover for yourself why it is cherished as one of the most remarkable cultural enclaves in Malaysia.
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George Town’s Historic Commercial And Civic Precincts

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George Town’s Historic Commercial and Civic Precincts

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1586920610805{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shop-cover.jpg?id=1992) !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="George Town’s Historic Commercial and Civic Precincts" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23000000" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="103" img_size="full" el_class="publication-pic"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]RM90.00Hardback | 204 pages | EnglishPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2015Unique cultural diversity, spanning more than two centuries of settlement, has left recognisable imprints throughout George Town World Heritage Site. They are reflected in its citizenry, its food, its festivals and trades, and its intriguing assortment of architectural styles. But who left these imprints and what are their stories?Delving into the historical past of 75 prominent commercial and civic sites, this book reveals the stories of the individuals, families, corporations and institutions involved. Some have since passed into history; others have grown in strength and are still making history today.These stories, accompanied by over 280 illustrations, will transport you back through the layers of time, providing a rare insight into the growth of commerce and advancement of civic life in this fledgling, and then thriving, city.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]→ Place your order here. For details, please email [email protected][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text]
Hardback | 204 pages | EnglishPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2015
Unique cultural diversity, spanning more than two centuries of settlement, has left recognisable imprints throughout George Town World Heritage Site. They are reflected in its citizenry, its food, its festivals and trades, and its intriguing assortment of architectural styles. But who left these imprints and what are their stories?Delving into the historical past of 75 prominent commercial and civic sites, this book reveals the stories of the individuals, families, corporations and institutions involved. Some have since passed into history; others have grown in strength and are still making history today.These stories, accompanied by over 280 illustrations, will transport you back through the layers of time, providing a rare insight into the growth of commerce and advancement of civic life in this fledgling, and then thriving, city.
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Eat Rite: Ritual Foods Of George Town

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Eat Rite: Ritual Foods of George Town

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Paperback | 167 pages | EnglishPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2017 (First Edition)
Eat Rite: The Recipe Book is the first publication of its kind that brings together all the traditional recipes made by the people of George Town to commemorate the many festivals and special events celebrated by this vibrant, multicultural community throughout the year.More than just a book of recipes, this book is also a timeless documentation of George Town’s intangible cultural heritage that encapsulates a legacy of precious moments shared around the dining table, the communion of culture and beliefs, and the secret family recipes handed down from one generation to the next.Created with the home cook in mind, the book is packed with no-nonsense instructions, photos and illustrations to help you create each dish with confidence. It’s like helping out in the kitchen with mom, listening to her wisdom and stories, and holding your hand as she teaches you the steps and personal touches to make her special recipe.
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1586920610805{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shop-cover.jpg?id=1992) !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Eat Rite: Ritual Foods of George Town " font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23000000" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="104" img_size="full" el_class="publication-pic"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]RM138.00Paperback | 167 pages | EnglishPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2017 (First Edition)Eat Rite: The Recipe Book is the first publication of its kind that brings together all the traditional recipes made by the people of George Town to commemorate the many festivals and special events celebrated by this vibrant, multicultural community throughout the year.More than just a book of recipes, this book is also a timeless documentation of George Town’s intangible cultural heritage that encapsulates a legacy of precious moments shared around the dining table, the communion of culture and beliefs, and the secret family recipes handed down from one generation to the next.Created with the home cook in mind, the book is packed with no-nonsense instructions, photos and illustrations to help you create each dish with confidence. It’s like helping out in the kitchen with mom, listening to her wisdom and stories, and holding your hand as she teaches you the steps and personal touches to make her special recipe.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]→ Place your order here. For details, please email [email protected][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

George Town Historic Cities Of The Straits Malacca Special Area Plan

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George Town Historic Cities of the Straits Malacca Special Area Plan

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1586920610805{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shop-cover.jpg?id=1992) !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="George Town Historic Cities of the Straits Malacca Special Area Plan" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23000000" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="105" img_size="full" el_class="publication-pic"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]RM200.00Hardback | 416 pages | EnglishPublisher: State Government of Penang, [email protected] Pinang, City Council of Penang Island and George Town World Heritage IncorporatedPublication Date: 2016The George Town Special Area Plan (SAP) is the Conservation Management Plan for the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site. The SAP is the reference for the community, building owners and the public, especially those living in the World Heritage Site, for better care and management of the heritage buildings. It contains management strategies and action plans to protect the Outstanding Universal Values of the World Heritage Site.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]→ Place your order here. For details, please email [email protected][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text]
Hardback | 416 pages | EnglishPublisher: State Government of Penang, [email protected] Pinang, City Council of Penang Island and George Town World Heritage IncorporatedPublication Date: 2016
The George Town Special Area Plan (SAP) is the Conservation Management Plan for the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site. The SAP is the reference for the community, building owners and the public, especially those living in the World Heritage Site, for better care and management of the heritage buildings. It contains management strategies and action plans to protect the Outstanding Universal Values of the World Heritage Site.
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Epitaph: The Northam Road Protestant Cemetery (Volumes 1 And 2)

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Epitaph: The Northam Road Protestant Cemetery (Volumes 1 and 2)

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Hardback | 416 pages (Part 1); 798 pages (Part 2) | EnglishPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2017
The Northam Road Protestant Cemetery is probably the first burial ground to have been established following settlement of Penang by the British East India Company in 1786. It is certainly the first Christian cemetery, catering to both Roman Catholic and Protestant burials.This richly illustrated, limited edition two-part set is the most definitive work ever published about the Protestant side of this cemetery. Covering all 464 surviving memorials and tombs, with background stories to most of the identifiable persons interred there, it captures an invaluable and enthralling snapshot of the lives of Penang's inhabitants during the settlement's first 100 years. It also contains a list of 1,437 names of other persons known to have been interred in the same cemetery during that time.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1586920610805{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shop-cover.jpg?id=1992) !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Epitaph: The Northam Road Protestant Cemetery (Volumes 1 and 2) " font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23000000" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="218" img_size="full" el_class="publication-pic"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]RM300.00Hardback | 416 pages (Part 1); 798 pages (Part 2) | EnglishPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2017The Northam Road Protestant Cemetery is probably the first burial ground to have been established following settlement of Penang by the British East India Company in 1786. It is certainly the first Christian cemetery, catering to both Roman Catholic and Protestant burials.This richly illustrated, limited edition two-part set is the most definitive work ever published about the Protestant side of this cemetery. Covering all 464 surviving memorials and tombs, with background stories to most of the identifiable persons interred there, it captures an invaluable and enthralling snapshot of the lives of Penang's inhabitants during the settlement's first 100 years. It also contains a list of 1,437 names of other persons known to have been interred in the same cemetery during that time.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]→ Place your order here. For details, please email [email protected][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

PLACES OF WORSHIP

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PLACES OF WORSHIP

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1554090425042{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cover.jpg?id=857) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="PLACES OF WORSHIP" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="worship-r"][vc_column][vc_column_text][CUSTOM_POST_POPUP type="post" orderby="none" posts_per_page="30" customclass="pop-item" catid="15" ][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1554099696383{background-color: rgba(58,131,128,0.5) !important;*background-color: rgb(58,131,128) !important;}" el_class="p-r2"][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class="p-r2-1"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]*Category I buildings, monuments, objects and sites are important as they reflect the authenticity of the cultural landscape, largely contributing to the Outstanding Universal Values of George Town. The use of these buildings and sites should remain as originally intended, or be of similar use or nature of activity.**Category II buildings, objects and sites are of special interest, and warrant every effort to have them preserved.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

CLAN HOUSES

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CLAN HOUSES

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1554090425042{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cover.jpg?id=857) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="CLAN HOUSES" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="worship-r a-nh"][vc_column][vc_column_text][CUSTOM_POST_POPUP type="post" orderby="date" posts_per_page="30" customclass="pop-item" catid="25" ][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1554099696383{background-color: rgba(58,131,128,0.5) !important;*background-color: rgb(58,131,128) !important;}" el_class="p-r2"][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class="p-r2-1"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]*Category I buildings, monuments, objects and sites are important as they reflect the authenticity of the cultural landscape, largely contributing to the Outstanding Universal Values of George Town. The use of these buildings and sites should remain as originally intended, or be of similar use or nature of activity.**Category II buildings, objects and sites are of special interest, and warrant every effort to have them preserved.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

PROVINCIAL ASSOCIATIONS

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PROVINCIAL ASSOCIATIONS

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1554090425042{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cover.jpg?id=857) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="PROVINCIAL ASSOCIATIONS" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="worship-r a-nh"][vc_column][vc_column_text][CUSTOM_POST_POPUP type="post" orderby="none" posts_per_page="30" customclass="pop-item" catid="26" ][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1554099696383{background-color: rgba(58,131,128,0.5) !important;*background-color: rgb(58,131,128) !important;}" el_class="p-r2"][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class="p-r2-1"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]*Category I buildings, monuments, objects and sites are important as they reflect the authenticity of the cultural landscape, largely contributing to the Outstanding Universal Values of George Town. The use of these buildings and sites should remain as originally intended, or be of similar use or nature of activity.**Category II buildings, objects and sites are of special interest, and warrant every effort to have them preserved.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

TRADE GUILDS

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TRADE GUILDS

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1554090425042{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cover.jpg?id=857) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="TRADE GUILDS" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="worship-r a-nh"][vc_column][vc_column_text][CUSTOM_POST_POPUP type="post" orderby="none" posts_per_page="30" customclass="pop-item" catid="27" ][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1554099696383{background-color: rgba(58,131,128,0.5) !important;*background-color: rgb(58,131,128) !important;}" el_class="p-r2"][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class="p-r2-1"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]*Category I buildings, monuments, objects and sites are important as they reflect the authenticity of the cultural landscape, largely contributing to the Outstanding Universal Values of George Town. The use of these buildings and sites should remain as originally intended, or be of similar use or nature of activity.**Category II buildings, objects and sites are of special interest, and warrant every effort to have them preserved.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

CLAN JETTIES

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CLAN JETTIES

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1554090425042{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cover.jpg?id=857) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="CLAN JETTIES" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="worship-r a-nh"][vc_column][vc_column_text][CUSTOM_POST_POPUP type="post" orderby="none" posts_per_page="30" customclass="pop-item" catid="28" ][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1554099696383{background-color: rgba(58,131,128,0.5) !important;*background-color: rgb(58,131,128) !important;}" el_class="p-r2"][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class="p-r2-1"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]*Category I buildings, monuments, objects and sites are important as they reflect the authenticity of the cultural landscape, largely contributing to the Outstanding Universal Values of George Town. The use of these buildings and sites should remain as originally intended, or be of similar use or nature of activity.**Category II buildings, objects and sites are of special interest, and warrant every effort to have them preserved.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

HISTORIC BUILDINGS

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HISTORIC BUILDINGS

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1554090425042{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cover.jpg?id=857) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="HISTORIC BUILDINGS" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="worship-r a-nh"][vc_column][vc_column_text][CUSTOM_POST_POPUP type="post" orderby="none" posts_per_page="30" customclass="pop-item" catid="29" ][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1554099696383{background-color: rgba(58,131,128,0.5) !important;*background-color: rgb(58,131,128) !important;}" el_class="p-r2"][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class="p-r2-1"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]*Category I buildings, monuments, objects and sites are important as they reflect the authenticity of the cultural landscape, largely contributing to the Outstanding Universal Values of George Town. The use of these buildings and sites should remain as originally intended, or be of similar use or nature of activity.**Category II buildings, objects and sites are of special interest, and warrant every effort to have them preserved.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

SITES

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SITES

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1554090425042{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cover.jpg?id=857) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="SITES" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="worship-r a-nh"][vc_column][vc_column_text][CUSTOM_POST_POPUP type="post" orderby="none" posts_per_page="30" customclass="pop-item" catid="30" ][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1554099696383{background-color: rgba(58,131,128,0.5) !important;*background-color: rgb(58,131,128) !important;}" el_class="p-r2"][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class="p-r2-1"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]*Category I buildings, monuments, objects and sites are important as they reflect the authenticity of the cultural landscape, largely contributing to the Outstanding Universal Values of George Town. The use of these buildings and sites should remain as originally intended, or be of similar use or nature of activity.**Category II buildings, objects and sites are of special interest, and warrant every effort to have them preserved.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

MONUMENTS

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MONUMENTS

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1554090425042{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cover.jpg?id=857) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="MONUMENTS" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="worship-r a-nh"][vc_column][vc_column_text][CUSTOM_POST_POPUP type="post" orderby="none" posts_per_page="30" customclass="pop-item" catid="31" ][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1554099696383{background-color: rgba(58,131,128,0.5) !important;*background-color: rgb(58,131,128) !important;}" el_class="p-r2"][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class="p-r2-1"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]*Category I buildings, monuments, objects and sites are important as they reflect the authenticity of the cultural landscape, largely contributing to the Outstanding Universal Values of George Town. The use of these buildings and sites should remain as originally intended, or be of similar use or nature of activity.**Category II buildings, objects and sites are of special interest, and warrant every effort to have them preserved.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

BEYOND THE WORLD HERITAGE SITE

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BEYOND THE WORLD HERITAGE SITE

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1554090425042{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cover.jpg?id=857) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="BEYOND THE WORLD HERITAGE SITE" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="worship-r a-nh"][vc_column][vc_column_text][CUSTOM_POST_POPUP type="post" orderby="none" posts_per_page="30" customclass="pop-item" catid="32" ][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1554099696383{background-color: rgba(58,131,128,0.5) !important;*background-color: rgb(58,131,128) !important;}" el_class="p-r2"][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class="p-r2-1"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]*Category I buildings, monuments, objects and sites are important as they reflect the authenticity of the cultural landscape, largely contributing to the Outstanding Universal Values of George Town. The use of these buildings and sites should remain as originally intended, or be of similar use or nature of activity.**Category II buildings, objects and sites are of special interest, and warrant every effort to have them preserved.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

George Town Bandar Bersejarah Di Selat Melaka Rancangan Kawasan Khas

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George Town Bandar Bersejarah di Selat Melaka Rancangan Kawasan Khas

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Hardback | 437 pages | Bahasa MelayuPublisher: State Government of Penang, [email protected] Pinang, City Council of Penang Island and George Town World Heritage IncorporatedPublication Date: 2017
Rancangan Kawasan Khas (RKK) George Town merupakan Pelan Pengurusan Pemuliharaan bagi Tapak Warisan Dunia UNESCO George Town. RKK dijadikan sebagai rujukan kepada komuniti, pemilik bangunan dan orang awam yang khususnya tinggal di Tapak Warisan Dunia ini untuk mengurus dan menjaga bangunan warisan. RKK mempunyai strategi pengurusan dan pelan tindakan untuk memulihara dan melindungi Nilai-nilai Keunggulan Sejagat Tapak Warisan Dunia.
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1586920610805{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shop-cover.jpg?id=1992) !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="George Town Bandar Bersejarah di Selat Melaka Rancangan Kawasan Khas" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23000000" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="219" img_size="full" el_class="publication-pic"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]RM200.00Hardback | 437 pages | Bahasa MelayuPublisher: State Government of Penang, [email protected] Pinang, City Council of Penang Island and George Town World Heritage IncorporatedPublication Date: 2017Rancangan Kawasan Khas (RKK) George Town merupakan Pelan Pengurusan Pemuliharaan bagi Tapak Warisan Dunia UNESCO George Town. RKK dijadikan sebagai rujukan kepada komuniti, pemilik bangunan dan orang awam yang khususnya tinggal di Tapak Warisan Dunia ini untuk mengurus dan menjaga bangunan warisan. RKK mempunyai strategi pengurusan dan pelan tindakan untuk memulihara dan melindungi Nilai-nilai Keunggulan Sejagat Tapak Warisan Dunia.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]→ Place your order here. For details, please email [email protected][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

George Town: Our Stories

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George Town: Our Stories

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1586920610805{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shop-cover.jpg?id=1992) !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="George Town: Our Stories" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23000000" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="220" img_size="full" el_class="publication-pic"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]RM25.00Hardback | 184 pages | MandarinPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2014George Town: Our Stories is a compilation of 42 stories written by various personalities in Penang, detailing their recollections and thoughts of the historic city. The book is lavishly illustrated with photographs and other visual artwork. Delving into the book will take the reader down memory lane, and discover "new stories" of "Pho Tay" (down town) of the past.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]→ Place your order here. For details, please email [email protected]com.my.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text]
Hardback | 184 pages | MandarinPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2014
George Town: Our Stories is a compilation of 42 stories written by various personalities in Penang, detailing their recollections and thoughts of the historic city. The book is lavishly illustrated with photographs and other visual artwork. Delving into the book will take the reader down memory lane, and discover "new stories" of "Pho Tay" (down town) of the past.
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Penang Shophouses

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Penang Shophouses

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1586920610805{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shop-cover.jpg?id=1992) !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Penang Shophouses" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23000000" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="221" img_size="full" el_class="publication-pic"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]RM55.00Paperback | 93 pages | EnglishPublisher: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture and Heritage Research StudioYear Published: 2015Penang's architectural heritage is one of the finest in Southeast Asia. Perhaps the most characteristic building form is the shophouse whose design style has evolved over nearly two hundred years, picking up the influences from many different cultures. With a growing awareness of the significance of the built environment - stimulated by George Town's inscription by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 2008 - there is greater interest than ever in understanding the construction and conservation of these shophouses. Drawing on many years of research and practical experience as a heritage architect, Tan Yeow Wooi has produced and up-to-date, fully illustrated and comprehensive handbook that catalogues and represents the vast array of features and materials used in these outstanding buildings. Whether you are interested in interior design, whether you are preserving a shophouse, or whether you are simply exploring architectural history, Penang Shophouses is the state-of-the-art resource, invaluable for professionals and the general public alike.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]→ Place your order here. For details, please email [email protected][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text]
Paperback | 93 pages | EnglishPublisher: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture and Heritage Research StudioYear Published: 2015
Penang's architectural heritage is one of the finest in Southeast Asia. Perhaps the most characteristic building form is the shophouse whose design style has evolved over nearly two hundred years, picking up the influences from many different cultures. With a growing awareness of the significance of the built environment - stimulated by George Town's inscription by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 2008 - there is greater interest than ever in understanding the construction and conservation of these shophouses. Drawing on many years of research and practical experience as a heritage architect, Tan Yeow Wooi has produced and up-to-date, fully illustrated and comprehensive handbook that catalogues and represents the vast array of features and materials used in these outstanding buildings. Whether you are interested in interior design, whether you are preserving a shophouse, or whether you are simply exploring architectural history, Penang Shophouses is the state-of-the-art resource, invaluable for professionals and the general public alike.
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Penang: The Fourth Presidency Of India 1805 – 1830 (Volume 2: Fire, Spice And Edifice)

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Penang: The Fourth Presidency of India 1805 – 1830 (Volume 2: Fire, Spice and Edifice)

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1586920610805{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shop-cover.jpg?id=1992) !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Penang: The Fourth Presidency of India 1805 - 1830 (Volume 2: Fire, Spice and Edifice)" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23000000" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="222" img_size="full" el_class="publication-pic"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]RM150.00Hardback | 576 pages | EnglishPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2015Drawing on unrivalled access to original correspondence, reports, newspapers and contemporary accounts, Penang: The Fourth Presidency of India presents an in-depth and compelling narrative of a fascinating story.The second of a four-volume series, the focus here is the development of major structures and institutions: Fort Cornwallis, St George's Church, the Penang Free School, the Public Library and the Spice and Botanic Gardens, and the forces of nature which conspired to thwart the settlement: fire and erosion of the seafront.Beautifully illustrated with paintings, sketches, engravings and maps - many previously unpublished - this and the accompanying volumes will be the authoritative reference for historians and general readers for generations to come.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]→ Place your order here. For details, please email [email protected][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text]
Hardback | 576 pages | EnglishPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2015
Drawing on unrivalled access to original correspondence, reports, newspapers and contemporary accounts, Penang: The Fourth Presidency of India presents an in-depth and compelling narrative of a fascinating story.The second of a four-volume series, the focus here is the development of major structures and institutions: Fort Cornwallis, St George's Church, the Penang Free School, the Public Library and the Spice and Botanic Gardens, and the forces of nature which conspired to thwart the settlement: fire and erosion of the seafront.Beautifully illustrated with paintings, sketches, engravings and maps - many previously unpublished - this and the accompanying volumes will be the authoritative reference for historians and general readers for generations to come.
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Penang’s Living Legacy – Heritage Traders Of George Town

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Penang’s Living Legacy – Heritage Traders of George Town

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1586920610805{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shop-cover.jpg?id=1992) !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Penang’s Living Legacy - Heritage Traders of George Town" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23000000" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="223" img_size="full" el_class="publication-pic"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]RM30.00Hardback | 80 pages | EnglishPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2014George Town in Penang is a teeming heritage city where the East and West have converged over the centuries to trade, celebrate and live. The city's unique cultural and physical environment was recognised in its 2008 inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The city's celebrated landscape is a reflection of its tightly-woven multi-cultural community that has fostered a unique spirit of place, shaped by the shared aspirations and over 200 years of interaction.George Town's cohesive environment has encouraged the continuation of age-old traditions, as well as the transfer of artisanal skills and trades through the generations. The book Penang's Living Legacy feature 36 unique heritage trades and offers a rare glimpse of the skills and talents of its practitioners.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]→ Place your order here. For details, please email [email protected][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text]
Hardback | 80 pages | EnglishPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2014
George Town in Penang is a teeming heritage city where the East and West have converged over the centuries to trade, celebrate and live. The city's unique cultural and physical environment was recognised in its 2008 inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The city's celebrated landscape is a reflection of its tightly-woven multi-cultural community that has fostered a unique spirit of place, shaped by the shared aspirations and over 200 years of interaction.George Town's cohesive environment has encouraged the continuation of age-old traditions, as well as the transfer of artisanal skills and trades through the generations. The book Penang's Living Legacy feature 36 unique heritage trades and offers a rare glimpse of the skills and talents of its practitioners.
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POTEHI – Glove Puppet Theatre Of Penang

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POTEHI – Glove Puppet Theatre of Penang

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" el_class="bg-cover" css=".vc_custom_1586920610805{background-image: url(http://gtwhi.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shop-cover.jpg?id=1992) !important;}"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="POTEHI - Glove Puppet Theatre of Penang" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:40|text_align:center|color:%23000000" use_theme_fonts="yes" el_class="custom-title"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="224" img_size="full" el_class="publication-pic"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]RM188.00Boxset | 163 pages | EnglishPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2017The glove puppet theatre of East and Southeast Asia - known as potehi - is one of the oldest and best-loved performing arts traditions. This bilingual multimedia box set - containing a lavishly illustrated book, two charming flipbooks, a spectacular stage pop-up, attractive posters and a captivating performance DVD - presents a comprehensive account of the rich history and current practice of potehi in Penang, Malaysia.Starting with an historical account of how glove puppet theatre came to Penang and its ritualistic roots, the authors trace every aspect of the heritage, principles and techniques of four present-day troupes: the performers, patrons and audiences; the rituals and celebrations; the anatomy of the stages and the puppets themselves; the stories, scripts and music; and the control and manipulation of the puppets.Based on extensive research and observation, Potehi Glove Puppet Theatre of Penang brings to life the artistry of the magical world of puppets and puppet theatre - and passes it on to a new generation.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class="publication-p"]→ Place your order here. For details, please email [email protected][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text]
Boxset | 163 pages | EnglishPublisher: George Town World Heritage IncorporatedYear Published: 2017
The glove puppet theatre of East and Southeast Asia - known as potehi - is one of the oldest and best-loved performing arts traditions. This bilingual multimedia box set - containing a lavishly illustrated book, two charming flipbooks, a spectacular stage pop-up, attractive posters and a captivating performance DVD - presents a comprehensive account of the rich history and current practice of potehi in Penang, Malaysia.Starting with an historical account of how glove puppet theatre came to Penang and its ritualistic roots, the authors trace every aspect of the heritage, principles and techniques of four present-day troupes: the performers, patrons and audiences; the rituals and celebrations; the anatomy of the stages and the puppets themselves; the stories, scripts and music; and the control and manipulation of the puppets.Based on extensive research and observation, Potehi Glove Puppet Theatre of Penang brings to life the artistry of the magical world of puppets and puppet theatre - and passes it on to a new generation.
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*Category I buildings, monuments, objects and sites are important as they reflect the authenticity of the cultural landscape, largely contributing to the Outstanding Universal Values of George Town. The use of these buildings and sites should remain as originally intended, or be of similar use or nature of activity.

**Category II buildings, objects and sites are of special interest, and warrant every effort to have them preserved.