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Annual Penang Chinese New Year Celebration (庙会) Is Back On 2nd February 2020

Save The Date!

Gong Xi Fa Cai fellow foodies! We’re approaching the 9th day of CNY and while some of us prepare to  ‘pai ti kong’, let’s pause for a bit and talk about Penang’s annual CNY celebration (Miao Hui). If your version of fun is to witness lion dance amongst a sea of people while basking in Penang’s Chinese heritage, then this is definitely your thing. Besides, it happens only once a year so why not right? Keep reading guys!

Join In On Penang’s Annual Fun-Filled CNY Celebration

And as usual, we’ll give you guys more information regarding this festival. Essentially, Miao Hui (Temple Fair, or commonly known as Penang CNY Celebration is an annual event. This event will take place at The Heritage Precinct of George Town (10 Major & Minor Heritage Streets). Also, did you know it’s a tradition that’s dated way back to 1999?

Miao Hui Penang CNY Celebration 2020
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Miao Hui Penang CNY Celebration 2020
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Miao Hui festival is an event that’s only fun but also meaningful. This is attributed to the fact that it aims to spread traditional Chinese cultures through a CNY festive event. Also, both the local communities and cultural associations will take part in preparation for this annual event.

Miao Hui Penang CNY Celebration 2020
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Now that you know more information about this festival, it’s time to get to the fun part! During this one-day event which will happen from 4 PM-11.30 PM, there will be numerous cultural booths, exhibitions and interactive workshops for all visitors. Did we mention there will also be various traditional performances here too?

Miao Hui Penang CNY Celebration 2020
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Also, you can feast till you drop here too! There will be traditional eats during this festival to relive some nostalgic memories and to some, to experience the Chinese culture. In essence, all these are aimed towards spreading more Chinese cultural information to the public. It’s fun and informative at the same time!

Miao Hui Penang CNY Celebration 2020
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Miao Hui Penang CNY Celebration 2020
Photo: @pgcny (Facebook)

Location: Heritage Precinct of George Town, 10250 Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia.

Date: 2/2/2020

Time: 4 PM-11.30 PM

Link: Facebook 

So, if you’re still looking for something fun to do before CNY 2020 comes to an end, save the date and drop by for this event. We guarantee it’ll make your CNY a whole load more fun! See you guys there!

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