Month: June 2012

Penang Street Art (Wall Photos)

Large black and white photos are set up upon the walls of an old building at Masjid Kapitan Keling Road (formerly Pitt Street).


Penang Street Art (Children on a Bicycle)

The world famous mural featuring two little children on a bicycle.

The most famous art mural in George Town painted by Ernest Zacharevic (Click here for his other artworks in Penang). Ernest Zacharevic is a Lithuanian artist who has been painting a number of murals on the streets of George Town, Penang which have been attracting visitors from all over the world.

For the art’s location, please click HERE for the map.

George Town Festival 2012

Updated a new simpler theme for this site and just to share some info on the George Town Festival 2012. The George Town Festival is jointly organized by the Penang State Government, Penang Municipal Council, George Town World Heritage Inc and Penang Global Tourism.

For more info on this, please visit

The Cheah Kongsi at Duanwu Festival Night

The Cheah Kongsi will be lighting as well on the night of the Duanwu Festival. Besides that, ancestor prayer and dinner are also usually held for members of the clanhouse on this day.

Duanwu Festival in Penang

On 23 June 2012, the Chinese clan houses or associations in George Town, Penang held a grand night celebration for the Duanwu Festival. The focus of the celebrations includes family reunion and eating rice dumplings.

The Khoo Kongsi lighting up at night on the festive day.

Traditional Chinese opera show.

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