George Town is located in the state of Penang, on the north-west coast of peninsular or west Malaysia. The weather is tropical and humid, with the festival occurring at the tail-end of the dry season in August. Famed for its food culture and charming architecture, George Town is today a visitor-friendly a mosaic of the various colonial and immigrant civilisations that have come and gone throughout its colourful history.
OBSCURA Festival is proudly embedded in the bigger George Town Festival which takes places throughout the month of August. For more information, please visit their website.