Category: George Town

George Town Street View: No. 4 Toh Aka Lane (Glove Puppet Maker)

Toh Aka Lane, George Town.

George Town Street View: No. 8 Toh Aka Lane

Toh Aka Lane, George Town.

Penang Perspective: George Town’s Chinese New Year Celebration

The annual Chinese New Year celebration which is held in George Town’s heritage area. The celebration usually features various traditional arts and performance of the local Chinese culture.

Penang Perspective: Chew Jetty Temple

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Prayers at the Chew Jetty’s Temple during the Jade Emperor celebration (on the 9th day of Chinese lunar new year). Every year, the Weld Quay area is usually host to the biggest celebration for the Jade Emperor in Penang.

George Town Street View: Armenian Street


A random scene at Armenian Street, George Town during the Chinese New Year.

Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2019

For this year, the annually held Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta will start from today (9 February) till tomorrow night (10 February). The venue of the event is the same as the previous year, which is Padang Polo, George Town. The event usually starts early in the morning and lasts till night time.

For more info, please visit: www.penanghotairballoonfiesta.com

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