Butterworth Fringe Festival

BFF is an initiative led by Think City in partnership with Penang State and MPSP towards the rejuvenation of  Old Town Butterworth. Joe Sidek Productions, the curator of the month-long George Town Festival was engaged to organise this weekend festival.

On 15 and 16 August 2015, the George Town Festival will feature the inaugural Butterworth Fringe Festival. Visitors experienced pop-up bookstores, movie screenings, creative crafts, exhibitions, presentations, and live performances by international artists, including instrumentalists from Australia, puppeteers from Japan, and dancers from Belgium, France and Malaysia, with Old Butterworth as its centre stage.