George Town World Heritage Incorporated is now accepting applications for Phase Two of the Fire Responders for George Town World Heritage Site programme, held to train and equip 50 participants with practical knowledge to effectively respond to fire emergencies.
The GTWHI office premises will be closed throughout the Movement Control Order (MCO) 2.0 from 13 January 2021 onwards.
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery has recently published “Resilient Cultural Heritage: Learning from the Japanese Experience”. This publication records and reflects good practices and lessons learned from Japan to support international practitioners in the fields of disaster risk management, cultural heritage, and public policy, who are seeking to enhance the disaster resilience of cultural heritage and communities in their countries.
George Town World Heritage Incorporated is using PGCare (Penang Contact Tracer) for visitor contact tracing. We have developed this step-by-step guide as reference for businesses and users to register for this free digital log book.
GTWHI will resume physical operation from 13 May 2020.
10 years as the Site Manager, with a string of collective achievements.
GTWHI would like to thank everyone for being part of this journey in safeguarding George Town’s heritage.
We are happy to announce that the Community-Based Intangible Cultural Heritage Inventorying in George Town (Malaysia): Project Report and Featured Inventory Entries, an outcome from the pilot project in George Town focused on rituals and festive events, is now available to download or read online.
In adherence to the Government of Malaysia’s Restricted Movement Order imposed from 18 March 2020 until 31 March 2020, the GTWHI office premises in George Town will be closed during this unprecedented time.
In conjunction with George Town World Heritage Incorporated’s 10th Anniversary Celebration this year, George Town World Heritage Incorporated is inviting all primary and secondary schools, colleges, and universities in Malaysia to participate in our Cultural Heritage Book Giveaway programme.
George Town World Heritage Incorporated will be organising a photography workshop in March 2020 for cultural heritage artisans and practitioners, cultural and creative industry entrepreneurs, and the local communities who want to promote the cultural heritage of George Town and Melaka.