EXPERIENCE PENANG 2020
20 MUST-EXPERIENCE FESTIVALS & EVENTS IN PENANG

The Hungry Ghost Festival is a month-long festivity celebrated by the Chinese community. Makeshift stages and altars are erected where giant joss sticks are lit and traditional Chinese opera performances are staged to appease the spirits during th...

Get the most out Chinese Lunar New Year celebration in Penang by attending Kek Lok Si Display of Lights. Watching tens of thousands of LED, neon lights and traditional Chinese lanterns transforming the century-old temple into a fairyland of lights...

If you like bizarre rituals and vegetarian food, this is where you should be. Also known as ‘Kew Ong Yeah’, this festival sees devotees cleansing their souls by practising vegetarian diet (so you can find rows of vegetarian food stalls here) a...

Think hundreds of live-sized Sailor Moons and Narutos standing next to you and you’ll begin to get the idea. The Penang Anime Matsuri is a family-friendly festival focusing on Anime, Cosplay, Games (ACG) and Japan pop culture and aims to unite J...

The traditional Japanese festival is celebrated with dances and lively drum performances to welcome the homecoming of ancestral spirits. The carnival-like atmosphere is made even merrier with fireworks display and stalls selling a variety of local...

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