A random scene at Armenian Street, George Town during the Chinese New Year.
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
A Chinese style dragon painted by a Penang-based artist named Zen Lim. This dragon mural can be found at the side wall of a heritage shophouse located along Carnarvon Street, George Town.
Various murals found in Bukit Tambun village, Penang.
Bukit Tambun village seen during Chinese Hew Year.
Bukit Tambun is a small fishing village located at Simpang Ampat in Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang. The village was built along the riverbank of Sungai Jawi (Jawi River) and consistently mostly of Chinese community. The village is also popular for its several local seafood restaurants.
Chinese New Year decorations at the recently built Central Island Park in Aspen Vision City in Batu Kawan, Penang. For the past several years, the Batu Kawan region has been undergoing several major developments including new townships and highways.
A steel rod art sculpture depicting an Ironsmith at work, which also tells the origin of the Toh Aka Lane (Lorong Toh Aka) in George Town. Known locally in the old days as “Ironworks Street”, most of the people staying in this area were ironsmiths and the majority of them belonged to the Cheah clan.