Light up the Esplanade, Penang! Penang Chinese New Year Celebration 2016, 槟城庙会.
The Penang state annual Chinese New Year event – Penang Chinese New Year Celebration has always been a much anticipated festival to the public each year. It has become a norm for the Penangites to take to the streets and soak in the festive mood throughout the island with friends and family.
There are lots of fun and interesting activities during the Penang Chinese New Year Celebration 2016. You will be able to visit the ancient ancestral temples of different clans which are usually closed to public.
Mouth-watering street food and tantalising treats await when you make your trip down the streets. At the same time, you can watch impressive stage performances, art and cultural exhibition, and even witness the thrilling street performances by the buskers that will surely demand all your attention and energy.
Penang CNY Lantern Festival will be held at Esplanade, Penang, starting from 8 of February 2016 until 22 of February 2016. A 20 feet height main lantern is designed in the theme of “Spring”, where it brings the meaning of the beginning of a brand new year. There are also very cute cartoon themed lanterns which will surely drive all kids crazy.
It is highly recommended that all parents shall bring their children to visit the first ever lantern festival in Penang that proudly brought to you by Penang State Government.
Penang Chinese New Year Celebration 2016 Information
Date: 13 February 2016
Venue: Esplanade, Penang (Padang Kota Lama)
Light Street, King Street, Penang Street, Church Street, Bishop Street, Beach Street & Armenian Street