Like every Chinese or Lunar New Year, the famous Kek Lok Si temple complex will be lighted up during the nights of the festive period in Penang. Throngs of visitors will be going up the hill temple to marvel at the display of the lights.
The first event of the 2019 George Town Festival is WHEN NIGHT FALLS, which is held at the Esplanade area from 13 to 14 July, 7pm to 11pm. The event is a series of performance and lights display, featuring the following:
- Compagnie des Quidams from France performing FierS à Cheval
- Moz Drums from France performing The Lighted Drummers
- Teatro Pavana from The Netherlands performing Le Ballerine & Night Colors
- FILAMEN, a local projection mapping community group which will showcase a variety of beautiful animated visuals onto the facade of the Penang Town Hall.
Kek Lok Si temple lighted up at night during the Chinese New Year festive period.
SETIA SPICE Rooftop Garden and Park is a landscaped garden rooftop of the SETIA SPICE Convention Centre which also features a large outdoor space, mini gardens and children playground. Admission to the rooftop garden is free and it is open to the public currently.
A Chinese temple lighted up at night, which can be seen at the Noordin Street Ghaut area in George Town.
As part of the effort to rejuvenate the old Bagan town in Butterworth, this area is being developed as Butterworth’s very own art space. This ‘outdoor art gallery’ hosts various art works or murals from local artists and is organized by Zart Inventive.
Google Map Location to the street art area: https://goo.gl/maps/r89hFHGByfJ2
At nights, the Lee Jetty lights up to welcome visitors who walk the wooden floor of the stilts village in Weld Quay, George Town.