Discovering the enchanting Armenian Park in George Town, illuminated by charming lanterns and featuring a captivating mascot representing the new lunar year’s Chinese Zodiac animal—the Dragon.
Step into a realm of joy and elegance at Queensbay Mall in Penang, where the Chinese New Year festivities come alive in a spectacular showcase. Welcoming the Year of the Dragon, the mall is adorned with a breathtaking display of traditional Chinese New Year decorations. The central atrium of the mall is decorated with ornate lanterns, auspicious symbols, and golden themed pavilion. Queensbay Mall’s celebration not only embraces the festive spirit but also pays homage to the ancient Chinese architectural aesthetics, transporting visitors to a bygone era. The intricate details of the decorations echo the grandeur of traditional structures, creating a harmonious blend of cultural richness and contemporary celebration.
Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at Gurney Plaza’s Festive Lunar New Year Display
Gurney Plaza shopping mall ushering in the auspicious Year of the Dragon for this Chinese Lunar New Year whereby its central atrium is transformed into a vibrant and enchanting scene, adorned with stunning decorations that capture the spirit of the festive season.
Lantern style sculptures of a dragon and a phoenix from the Chinese culture are on lighted display at the Esplanade in George Town. These sculptures are made for the Chinese New Year celebrations in February but due to the pandemic and movement control order, not many people managed to visit them. Therefore, they are still being put on display till now.
A dragon and a phoenix wall art mural painted by a local artist named Zen Lim (Instagram @zenlim_penang_artist). The mural started off with just the dragon and at a later time, a phoenix was also added into the picture. This mural can be found at the side wall of a heritage shophouse located along Carnarvon Street, George Town.
A Chinese style dragon painted by a Penang-based artist named Zen Lim (Instagram @zenlim_penang_artist). This dragon mural titled ‘Enter the Dragon’ can be found at the side wall of a heritage shophouse located along Carnarvon Street, George Town.
This large art mural is created by UK artist Thomas Powell, as part of his Chinese Zodiac art series in Penang. Named “Dripping Dragon” by the artist, the art work depicts a dragon on horseback, who is wearing an ancient Chinese warrior costume. This art work can be found at Hutton Lane, George Town.
An intricately made sculptures of heavenly creatures adorning the rooftop of the Temple of the Nine Emperor Gods at Macallum Street Ghaut, George Town.
The Thai Buddhist temple of Wat Chayamangkalaram, also known as the Sleeping Buddha Temple, which is located at Burma Lane. The temple is famous for its large reclining Buddha statue housed within its walls.