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Saturday, July 6, 2013

Georgetown Festival 2013 ~ Penang

Its been a fabulous month of celebrations in Penang for the Georgetown Festival 2013 and my family and I stopped by on the 6th of July, on the eve of the anniversary to have a look at some of the festivities. It was a crowded night at Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling and Armenian Street and the crowd was awesome!
We reach about 10pm and there was still a huge crowd and it was time for the street performance of the various cultural groups. We witness the amazing lion dance as well as the Indian traditional dance troupe and it was amazing as one performance was happening right after another.
This post is just some of the pictures of the place, and the 7th of July is the last day of the month long celebration and if you have never been there, don't miss out. The events are all happening around Armenian Street so do check it out! There is lots of information booth and volunteers around so don't worry if you don't know where to go! Also check out their website

One of the best lion dance performance I have seen!

 Human or horse?

 The streets were filled with stalls and visitors

 Performance right on the street! Just look at the crowd

 Even the Heritage building is nicely decorated with patch work on the windows!


  1. Georgetown Festival is not only popular among malaysian citizens, but visitors coming to malaysia from other countries also loves to parcipiate in this festival. It is always great fun.

  2. Hi Jennifer
    Totally agree with you its great fun!