George Town Festival 2024

George Town Festival 2024

George Town Festival 2024 is calling for proposals from Malaysian and international artists and companies.

George Town Festival is an annual celebration of arts and culture in the heart of Penang, Malaysia. The 15th edition of George Town Festival is scheduled to take place from 19 to 28 July 2024, with the theme “Here and Now”.

We welcomes submissions across all genres including: theatre, music/sound art, dance, visual art, performance, and any other cross-disciplinary elements. Moreover, we welcome proposals for participatory, durational or site-specific formats.

More info and submissions via:

We eagerly anticipate receiving exceptional talents to enrich the festival’s diverse offerings.

The open call will run until the 31st of December 2023, 23:59 (GMT+8).

How to Apply?

  • The application should be done by the key contact person of the programme and
    s/he will be the main contact point between the programme and George Town
    Festival. If an interview needs to be carried out during the selection process, the
    applicant will be contacted.
  • All applications can be made by filling in the form online at:
  • Kindly ensure that you have a Google account for the submission of the form.
  • Multiple submissions are encouraged / allowed, though only 1 (one) is likely to be
    selected. If you would like to propose more than 1 (one) programme, kindly submit
    the application form separately.
  • If this is a collaboration / partnered project, kindly submit only 1 (one) application
    form with the key contact person to avoid confusion.


  • Submission will close on the 31st of December 2023, Saturday at 11.59 pm,
  • Late submissions will not be entertained.
  • A confirmation email will be sent after you have submitted your application.
  • All applicants will be notified through email of our final decision by early of Feb 2024.
  • We may conduct an online / telephone interview during the selection process if we
    find it necessary


Cat A: Performing Art

  • Theatre
  • Puppetry / Object Theatre /
    Shadow Play
  • Dance
  • Music / Sound / Musical / Opera
  • Circus / Cabaret / Burlesque
  • Stand-up Comedy
  • Family Show / Children’s Theatre
  • Poetry / Spoken Word
  • Site Specific / Immersive/ Interactive
  • Performance Art
  • Others

Cat B: Visual Art

  • Multimedia
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Installation
  • Ceramic
  • Printmaking
  • Textile
  • Others

Website link:

Bookmark (0)
ClosePlease login

No account yet? Register

Event Details
Leave a Comment

Event Details