More than 1,000 Hindu devotees waited eagerly to witness the silver chariot bearing the statue of Lord Muruga, as it made it’s way from Penang Street to the Nattukottai Chettiar Temple on Waterfall Road.
The carnival featured loads of activities including Spin & Win, Street Dance Competition, Shoe Painting, Talent Search, Cosplay Competition and Eating & Drinking Competition.
Penang’s devoted Buddhists observed Wesak Day on Tuesday to mark the birth, enlightenment and passing of Buddha.
Thousands of Buddhist devotees, locals and tourists waited along several streets in Penang to watch the annual Wesak Day float procession.
Lobak or beancurd skin minced meat wrap is a local delicacy in Penang.
River meets light, is a potpourri of dance, theater act and music that brought the show to life at the canal or better known as ‘Sia Boey’ to the Chinese community in Penang.
A new funicular train up Penang hill attracts more tourists to visit the picturesque hill that gives fabulous aerial view of “The Pearl of the Orient”.
The fasting month never fails to bring joy to both Muslims and non-Muslims, especially during late evenings when everyone hurries to the nearest Ramadhan bazaars.
Some clips from practices of their 2012 summer show, shot in Langkawi
Datuk Seri Dr Peter Tan Ewe Aik and wife Datin Seri Dr Eleanor Eu Gaik Choo led a simple life with their three children in Penang in the early 1960s. Their children reminisce about growing up in their home on Western Avenue, and how their parents set a good example for them in dedicating their lives to medicine.