ELECTRIFYING EXPERIENCE WITH H-ARTISTRY 2014 AT SPICE PENANG

Just like last year, the H-Artistry 2014 rocked more than 2000 Penangites at SPICE (Subterranean Penang International Convention and Exhibition Centre) formerly known as PISA (Penang International Sports Arena) on 17 May 2014 from 7.00pm until 1.00am. Party revelers were treated to a spectacular mix of stellar acts from across the globe from the East and West, namely Australia, Taiwan and Malaysia with an eclectic mix of pop, EDM, and electro house beats. Again, this year’s event was another epic super-clubbing experience for all.

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This year’s H-Artistry had the guests dressed up in hues of red and black, turning the whole party arena into a sea of lively individuals filled with excitement, energy and strength. We were again greeted by the host, Julie Woon, an experienced emcee for all the H-Artistry events. This year’s stage set-up was amazing with towering H-Artistry LED backdrops. The energy in the main arena peaked as the opening sequence featured an electrifying laser show, striking LED visuals and a build-up of energy and excitement from the crowd that definitely shook the arena.

As the room faded to black, individual lights lit to reveal Paperplane Pursuit who serenaded the crowd with their hits such as “Everybody Wants Somebody” and “Higher”. The Malaysian pop sensation wooed the crowd as they joined in to echo the lyrics of each song.

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Suddenly, there was an unscheduled surprise for the crowd as the H-Project DJ’s joined the pop trio to deliver an up-tempo collaboration on “Beats of Your Love”. That’s got the crowds’ party mood boasted. The H-Project DJ’s continued to deliver an epic fist-pumping set, resulting in fist-pumping movements and screams of excitement from the crowd. The energetic experience was only to be topped off with a reveal of the duo behind the decks – with the reveal leading to the introduction of DJ Ernest C, and DJ Reeve to the enthusiastic crowd.

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The crowd went wild into more excitements when Taiwan’s EDM/mando pop band, Magic Power took over the stage, delivering a multi-genre musical journey like no other. The energetic Taiwan based band featured hit tracks such as “Never Play by the Rules” and “Super Hero”.

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Magic Power had a surprise collaboration with Paperplane Pursuit by having a duet on “Love The Way You Lie” (originally by Eminem). I’m sorry I could not get the best audio here but you can see in the video below that they did a great job during the night. It was obvious that their performance was a hit as fans whole heartedly declared their love for the all male assemble in the form of excited cheers.

As the cheers grew louder, the Australian queen of big room-beats, DJ Brooklyn, took over the deck and made her presence obvious as she dropped beats and tunes that got the whole arena pumping.

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With energies soaring across the roof, the crowd gave a warm Malaysian welcome to the electro house trio, Imma*Bleep*YouUp and their warm welcome was well received as the trio responded with waves of EDM drops, accompanied by stunning laser projections, which definitely delivered Penangites with nothing short of an epic super-clubbing experience.

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H-Artistry Penang 2014 at SPICE was truly a night of musical artistry, paired with a sensational experience befitting of an epic first H-Artistry series of epic super-clubbing parties for 2014. H-Artistry events are by-invite-only and are open to non-Muslims aged 18 years old and above. Keep it locked on www.h-artistry.com.my for updates on future H-Artistry events slated for 2014.

As always, H-Artistry-The Global Art of Mixing, strongly advocates responsible drinking and works towards ensuring the safety of each and every guest at the event. Amongst the safety and security measures implemented at the H-Artistry Penang 2014 were taxi chauffeuring to and fro with subsidized taxi fares, endless reminders to party revelers to be responsible, chill-out zones with complimentary mineral water, availability of F&B vendors and medical personnel in case of needs.

Prior to the night’s event, some of us also had a meet & greet session with the artistes. They were indeed a bunch of down-to-earth people who were willing to share their experiences as well as future dreams with the invited guests and media.

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THE ARTISTES LINE UPS OF H-ARTISTRY 2014 AT SPICE PENANG

With the H-Artistry 2014 just around the corner on 17 May 2014 from 7.00pm until 1.00am at the SPICE (Subterranean Penang International Convention and Exhibition Centre) formerly known as PISA (Penang International Sports Arena), who would you be expecting as the line ups? Feeling curious now? Check out below for some peeps on what to expect during Penang’s biggest H-Artistry 2014 party.

More information on how to get the tickets can be obtained here.

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Magic Power: Hailing from Taiwan, this multi-genre MandoPop band brings a fresh and new style of music through their fusion of rock, hip-hop and EDM beats. Hailed as MandoPop’s number 1 EDM band, the boys from Magic Power have been taking over airwaves and hearts all around the world with hits such as “Gan Jue Fan” and “Tian Ji”. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for an experience like no other with Magic Power at H-Artistry Penang 2014.

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DJ Brooklyn: Hailing from the land down under, Gold Coast’s DJ Brooklyn was introduced to the stage at a very young age and has not looked back ever since. Inspired by Havana Brown’s performance style, DJ Brooklyn is famous for her big-room tunes and will definitely send the H-Artistry Penang 2014 dance floor into a fist pumping, body rocking frenzy with her infectious energetic personality.

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Imma*Bleep*YouUp (IMBYU): IMBYU is one of Malaysia’s very own group of house music heroes – consisting of Mr Fluff, Addic3rd and UnkleJaymz. Heavily influenced by Alesso, Avicii, Dada Life, and Tommy Trash, the big room style of IMBYU will definitely bring the house down at H-Artistry Penang 2014.

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Paperplane Pursuit: Serenading the world with their pop-inspired beats and songs, Paperplane Pursuit is currently one of the hottest bands on Malaysian airwaves. Having released their first single and mini album in 2009, which was featured on MTV Asia, the trio have since released numerous hit singles such as ‘Everybody Wants Somebody’, ‘What If’ and ‘Beats of Your Love’. Get ready to be serenaded by one of Malaysia’s best pop bands at this year’s H-Artistry Penang 2014.

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SUPER CLUBBING EXPERIENCE WITH H-ARTISTRY 2014 AT SPICE PENANG

Last year’s party was awesome with H-Artistry setting its foot for the first time at the newly refurbished SPICE (Subterranean Penang International Convention and Exhibition Centre) formerly known as PISA (Penang International Sports Arena). This year, H-Artistry returns with an even elevated experience revolving around H-Artistry’s trademark epic super-clubbing scenes – delivering an unmatched, premium super-club experience through the Global Art of Mixing platform. Party revelers can expect to be treated to a sensational mix of sight, sound and taste this coming 17 May 2014 from 7.00pm until 1.00am at the same venue. Already pumped up and excited about H-Artistry 2014? Snap, post or share your excitement using #HArtistry with the rest of the nation as we begin the countdown to this year’s super-clubbing event.

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With its signature unique experience, the H-Artistry stage this year will see a line-up of exciting local, regional and international acts, treating party goers to a stellar mix of music styles and genres all through the night. This year, Penang will be taken over by Taiwanese multi-genre powerhouse and vocal heroes, Magic Power; Australia’s DJ Brooklyn, famous for her energetic and big room beats; as well as Malaysia’s very own electro-pop band Paperplane Pursuit and the boys from Imma*Bleep*YouUp, who will definitely bring the house down with their hard hitting house tunes.

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H-Artistry is open to non-Muslims above the age of 18 years old only. For more information, log on to http://www.h-artistry.com.my/

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THE TOPPING OFF CEREMONY OF G HOTEL KELAWAI IN PENAN

The news of G Hotel Penang, an ultrachic contemporary 312-rooms design hotel located in Gurney Drive, opening their second hotel, named G Hotel Kelawai, located at 2 Persiaran Maktab, 10250 Penang, was indeed something to look forward to. We now would have yet another cool place to stay in with the services of 5-star hotel facilities. Scheduled to be fully functionally in the last quarter of 2014, G Hotel Kelawai would consist of a total of 208 rooms namely 143 Deluxe rooms, 63 units of Executive Rooms and 2 units of suites of which all are exquisitely designed with modern and stylish furniture. It will also accommodate three trendy and stylish food and beverage outlets – a coffee house, lobby lounge and a 23rd floor chill out to fulfill the guests’ gastronomic appetites. The hotel would also offer a fully equipped gymnasium, business centre and roof top infinity pool. Fathom in the picturesque Penang when you go for a swim as there is a 360° view of the island including the view of the iconic Penang Bridge, the Goddess of Mercy statue up Kek Lok Si Temple, Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple (Waterfall Hill Temple) and more.

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Today, 25 April 2014, marked a memorable occasion for the G Hotel group as they had their “Topping Off Ceremony” on the 23d Floor of G Hotel Kelawai, officiated by the Chif Minister of Penang, YAB Lim Guan Eng, witnessed by YB Danny Law, Minister of Tourism and Cultural Development of Penang, Mr. Phuah Choon Meng, Mr. Phuah Ken Lin, directors of G Hotel, Mr. Michael Hanratty, General Manager of G Hotel, Mr. Harun Pilus, Directors of Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board, Mr. Jason Sim, Penang Global Tourism, dignitaries, media and guests.

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You can check out the fact sheets on the hotel by enlarging the photos below.

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GURNEY PARAGON’S FIRST INAUGURAL SPRING SUMMER 2014 FASHION WEEK & THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF PENANG ON

Yesterday marked the start of Gurney Paragon’s first inaugural Spring Summer 2014 Fashion Week (17-19 April 2014). Based on the theme “Taste of Fashion”, the fashion show covered 4 different flavors of fashion, namely sweet, sour, bitter and hot. Do check out on more public shows to be held at the al fresco area of the Festive Square (Gurney Drive entrance) on 18-19 April 2014, 4.00pm and 7.30pm, respectively. Almost 40 international and local brands would deliver their latest collections, modeled by glamorous international models. Some of the featured collections would include brands like Canali, Tumi, La Martina, Debenhams, Adidas Performance, Bebe Butterfly, Brands Outlet, Cotton On, Dressing Paula, Jelly Bunny, Ecco, FILA, My Dream Wedding, Naraya, Hush Puppies, Padini Concept Store, Dennie Yeap, Laicitoo Collection, Puma, Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club, Missha, SanD’s, Dovey Diary, Samsung, Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, Rabeanco, Red’s Revenge, United Colors of Benetton, Venessa Diamond, ISUI Boutique and more.

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“This event allows the local fashion designers or brand names in fashion to come out and display their latest collection at runway shows. All the brands featured in the fashion show later tonight shows that we are capable of attracting the top brands to dock Penang and eventually provides a platform to show the public what is trendy in the fashion world for the season,” said YB Danny Law Heng Kiang, Penang State EXCO for Tourism Development and Culture.

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Prior to the fashion show, YB Danny Law also officiated the opening ceremony of “Penang on 6”, a nostalgic hang out hotspot, concept revamped by Dr. Eric Leong, a bold and stylish celebrity interior designer cum principal of The One Academy. The new “Penang on 6” would match the retro-style atmosphere of the old Penang in the 70’s, with colorful bulbs, huge font signages, ancient handmade collectibles and kopitiam. The shoplots within the premises would also allow ambitious entrepreneurs with lower models to expand their businesses.

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Starting this coming 19 April 2014, there would be a routine themed Retro Saturdays from 2.00pm until 10.00pm. Visitors can roam freely within this nostalgic chamber to seek interesting stuff such as old collectibles, unique fashion & accessories, handicrafts, workshop stalls and more.

Currently, there are two ongoing promotions in Gurney Paragon Mall for the month of April 2014. For all purchases above RM30 in the mall from Monday until Friday, you would get to park your car for free. On top of that, you would also get to redeem cash vouchers or products for certain amount spent in the mall. Coming this May, there are more surprises awaiting shoppers in their Shop & Redeem campaign.

 

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