Outstanding Universal Values (OUVs) of George Town

This video provides a study of the extraordinary heritage of George Town, focussing particularly on the Historical, Multi-cultural, and Architectural elements of the city’s Outstanding Universal Values (OUVs).

Heritage Traders of George Town

The intangible heritage of George Town is not only a vital contributing factor to the significance of the World Heritage Site, but it is also what gives the city its richness and vitality. This brochure features 23 selected traditional trades in George Town.

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KAKI LIMA Short Film Competition 2014

KAKI LIMA Short Film Competition (KLSFC) 2014 is a cultural initiative by George Town World Heritage Incorporated, in conjunction with Heritage Celebrations 2014 to provide filmmakers with a platform to express their creativity through film in the area of heritage, arts and culture.


Oral History Documentation Project: Cherita Lebuh Chulia

GTWHI initiated and conducted an Oral History Documentation Project to supplement existing knowledge on social histories and further raise awareness of its importance. Commenced in early March 2013, this project involved the collection, transcription, and documentation of oral history stories, related material and ephemera through a prescribed methodology; encourage community participation in constructing historical narratives of their street by using oral history; and design and deliver a public programme derived from the content collected through the oral history process.


Heritage Celebrations 2014

Celebrate George Town's living legacies with the community in the city's streets with craft workshops, heritage food, walking trails, talks, film screenings and open houses!



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