Penang Hill Festival cancelled due to MCO

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Hill Festival (PHF2021) that is packed with educational programmes amidst the beautiful hillside has been cancelled due to the pandemic.

Penang Hill Corporation (PHC), the event organiser, said in light of the movement control order, the three-day event slated for next month has been cancelled.

"In light of the National Recovery Plan announcement, it is with deep regret we announce that PHF2021, scheduled to take place from July 16 to 18, has been cancelled.

"PHC expresses its appreciation to everyone for their continuous support towards Penang Hill and looks forward to the time when everybody can safely meet again in large social settings.

"We look forward to bringing back PHF2022 next year," it said in a statement on Friday (June 18).

The festival is a yearly event organised by PHC aimed at offering an educational experience and opportunity for the public to enjoy the natural beauty of Penang Hill.

For the latest information, visit PHC's website at or follow its official Facebook page at

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