Monday, August 2, 2010

Happenings in Penang in August

Chingay Competition 2010
Come and witness this stunning competition by the best Chingay masters. It is a competition of balancing giant flags with outstanding acrobatic stunts. Penang State Tourism Development & Culture organize this 2nd year National Chingay Championship.
7th August 2010 From 8.00pm to 11pm
Penang State Government
n/a 604-6505136 

Ghost Festival 2010
The Ghost Festival is celebrated by Chinese on the 7th month of the Chinese lunar month. In Chinese tradition, the entire seventh month in general is regarded as the Ghost Month, in which ghosts and spirits, including those of the deceased ancestors, come out from the lower realm.
Period             10th August 2010 to 7th September 2010
Venue             All around Penang
Organiser        Temple association or community association

Ramadhan Bazaar 2010

For the Muslim, the fasting month is occurred a month before the Hari Raya Aidil Fitri. During the fasting, ramadhan bazaar is setup on every day during the fasting month. The bazaar will sell a lot variety of Malay food and also other food which starting on 4pm-5pm onward till 7pm-8pm. Come and experience the abundant and tasty Malay food that available in Penang.
Period             11th Aug 2010 to 9th Sept 2010
Venue             All around Penang
Organiser        Penang State Government & Penang Malay Chamber of Commerce
Contact           +604-261 3016

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