Various Raya themed decorations found in shopping malls in Penang.
Selamat Hari Raya! (Today marks the first day of Hari Raya in Malaysia. Hari Raya Aidilfitri (or The Festival of the Breaking of the Fast) is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims here, and elsewhere in the world, it is also known as Eid al-Fitr.
Christmas decorations in Gurney Plaza shopping mall, Penang.
Christmas decorations in Queensbay Mall, Penang.
The new Design Village (or also known as Penang Premium Outlet) is located at Bandar Cassia, a new development area at Batu Kawan, the mainland side of Penang. For more info, one can visit its Facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/designvillagepenang/.
Various Chinese New Year decorations in Penang’s malls. Today marks the Chinese lunar new year and also this year is the year of the rooster.
Hari Raya Aidilfitri is a national holiday in Malaysia and this year, the holidays start from the 6th to 7th July. In general, the Muslims here will be going back to their hometowns (or balik kampung) to celebrate the festive season with their families.
To all Muslims out there, Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
Queensbay Mall is a large shopping complex located at the Bayan Lepas south eastern coast of Penang, facing Jerejak Island. It is the largest shopping mall in Penang island, and is located just nearby both the Penang bridges as well as the airport.
One of the interesting highlights of Chinese New Year festival in Penang is the interior design and decoration of Queensbay Mall. The shopping mall has always created a visual spectacle in conjunction of every festive season. This year for Chinese New Year, it created a small ‘old Chinese town’ that includes facades of vintage shops and even small boats on a faux river.
Christmas decoration in Queensbay Mall, Penang.