Deadline Extended for Cultural Heritage Book Giveaway

Deadline Extended for Cultural Heritage Book Giveaway

The Cultural Heritage Book Giveaway deadline for applications has been extended to 31 December 2021. Educational institutions nationwide will have more time and opportunity to apply and receive our cultural heritage publications.

This giveaway is open to primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities in Malaysia.

Successful applicants will receive books worth RM723, consisting of six titles:
1. Epitaph: The Northam Road Protestant Cemetery (Volumes 1 and 2)
2. George Town: Our Stories
3. George Town’s Historic Commercial and Civic Precincts
4. Little India of George Town
5. Penang’s Living Legacy – Heritage Traders of George Town
6. POTEHI – Glove Puppet Theatre of Penang

This initiative aims to educate students on cultural heritage such as the knowledge and skills of traditional trades and arts, heritage buildings, historic locations, and traditions. It will instil appreciation among the younger generation towards our shared cultural heritage and the importance of safeguarding efforts. We also hope to raise awareness on Penang’s diverse and multicultural communities, traditions, practices, and festive events which are the intangible cultural heritage of Penang.

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For more details, please call 04-261 6606 or email [email protected]