Place: Lebuh Pantai, Georgetown, Pulau Penang
Date: 14 – 29 April
Time: 5 pm – 11 pm
Back with more, the Penang International Food Festival (PIFF) returns this year with 16 days of mouth-watering food and drink. The 16-day event will demonstrate Penang’s street food, as well as the food scene at cafes, restaurants and hotels. For the very first time in Malaysia, there will be a food truck invasion at Penang’s mainland, where 150 food trucks will come together serving at one place. In addition to the three major events happening over three weekends, there will also be a series of mini festivals, themed dining experiences, and a professional chef’s challenge that is open to all professional chefs.
Place: Lot 10
Date: 13 – 14 April
Time: 8 pm
Watch (free!) films under the stars at Lot 10’s film event Cinema Paradiso, brought to you by iflix and tvN Movies. This screening features 2017 South Korean period action film ‘The Battleship Island’ about an attempted prison break from a forced labour camp on Hashima Island, starring big names Hwang Jung-min, So Ji-sub, Song Joong-ki and Lee Jung-hyun. Take note that you’ll have to show your iflix account upon entry.
Place: The Bee Publika
Date: 15 April
Time: 7.30 pm
Malaysia’s very own pun competition returns as the punsters go head-to-head to be crowned the punniest person in the country (and win RM500 while they’re at it). Organised by Have Pun Malaysia and sponsored by Quidditch team Damansara Dementors, the event promises all a cracking good time.