Wednesday August 8, 2012

Little Penang Street mart turns six

CREATIVITY and heritage were celebrated in a festive mood at the sixth anniversary of the Little Penang Street Market in Upper Penang Road.

The market features stalls selling handmade items such as handicraft, jewellery, decorative items, clothes and collectibles as well as homemade food.

The open space simply called ‘The Space’ between the stalls is for traditional and contemporary performances for artistes who see it as an opportunity to get wider exposure.

Little Penang committee member James Lochhead said the market is the only one of its kind in Penang that celebrates creativity and heritage of a diversity of traditions.

He said it was first organised in July 2006 on a shoestring budget and flourished until now.

“The sixth anniversary celebration is also a tribute to the hard work of the community,” he said recently.

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