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PENANG during Chinese New Year – Georgetown celebration – Kek Lok Si Display of Lights – Best Things

PENANG during Chinese New Year - Georgetown celebration - Kek Lok Si Display of Lights - Best Things

Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated Festivals in Malaysia and the entire region of Southeast Asia. PENANG is the ideal place to experience an authentic traditional and rich celebration. This is the reason why this part of Malaysia attracts many visitors during that time. But where should you go? What will you get to see? And which dates are in particular important? Find more by watching this video!

INFORMATION regarding the DATES and cultural CELEBRATIONS in Penang:

Name of the Festivals of interest (not all shown in the video):
1. Chinese New Year (1st Lunar Calendar day) – Lots of fireworks (chinese shops will be closed for that day)

2. Penang CNY Celebration in GEORGETOWN (Various Performances, VERY happening)
3. Hokkien New Year at the CHEW JETTY. Also called Jade Emperor God Festival (8th Lunar Calendar day)
4. Display of Lights at the KEK LOK SI Temple – Starts around 1 week before CNY and lasts for around 30 days
5. Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple CNY Culture Celebration – Often held before CNY

How to travel to Penang: Fly from Kuala Lumpur (Firefly/Airasia), Singapore (Scoot/Airasia) or Bangkok (Airasia):

Information about the Tourism in Penang:

Music by Epidemic Sound:
1. I’m crazy for Love (Instrumental Version) – Craig Reever
2. Showdown – Marc Torch
3. A true Master – Yi Nantiro
4. Bird’s Nest – Leimoti

Special thanks to the Approvers
ALL the footage shown in this video here is recorded by myself. If you wish to reuse any of my footage, please contact me to ask for permission. Any unauthorized use will be reported and prosecuted.

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