Banner

Penang Food

Having a reputation as a food paradise, be it haute cuisine, or cuisine bourgeoise (hawker fare), Penang offers a heady and exotic mix of delicious cuisine to choose from. In a word, Penang food is both famous and fabulous. When people mention Penang ...

PBIM 2014

Penang Marathon ...

Penang International Dragon Boat Festival

Event: Dragon Boat Photography Competition Date: 11th & 12th June 2011 Organiser: Penang International Dragon Boat Federation Committee Contact: 04- 650 5136/ 261 9012   The Plenitude International Dragon Boat Festival was ...

Penang World Music 2014

Penang Tourism presents two full nights of global music and culture as we bring to music lovers the next Penang World Music Festival (PWMF), to be staged on 12 and ...

http://www.visitpenang.gov.my/portal3/components/com_gk2_photoslide/images/thumbm/390054IMG_8814.jpg
http://www.visitpenang.gov.my/portal3/components/com_gk2_photoslide/images/thumbm/963896marathon_2014_web_banner_1.jpg
http://www.visitpenang.gov.my/portal3/components/com_gk2_photoslide/images/thumbm/800516TRM1323_Dragonboatfes2014_WebBanner_301213_01.jpg
http://www.visitpenang.gov.my/portal3/components/com_gk2_photoslide/images/thumbm/857531TRM1321_NewsletterWebBanner_060314.jpg
News Image

Penang Food

Having a reputation as a food paradise, be it haute c...

News Image

PBIM 2014

Penang Marathon 2014...

News Image

Penang International Dragon Boat Fe

...

News Image

Penang World Music 2014

Penang Tourism presents two full nights of global mus...

Home
Events Calendar
Previous month Previous day Next day Next month
See by year See by month See by week See Today Search Jump to month
Chap Goh Meh Celebration 2009 Print
Monday, 09 February 2009, 7:00pm - 10:00pm by  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Hits : 5845

 

Date: 9th February 2009 (Monday)

Location: Esplanade, Penang

Time: 7pm to 11pm

Organizer: Penang State Government

Tel: 604-650 5136

 

The Penang State Government is organizing the 'Chap Goh Meh' celebration or the 15th night of the Lunar New Year celebration on 9th February 2009 at Esplande from 7pm to 11pm.

This occasion signifies the first full moon of the New Year and during this celebration you will find fair maidens gathering to toss tangerines into the sea, in hope that their future spouse will pick it up. Besides that, there will be several cultural performances including a Baba Nyonya performance.

This year, Penang State Government is happy to announce that the renowed Kun Seng Keng Lion and Dragon Association from Muar, Johor, whom has won 29 World Championship, will be performing their  Lion Dance On Stilts at Chap Goh Meh Festival. Apart from Lion Dance, be ready to enjoy a 12 minutes firework.  

Chap Goh Meh's schedule:

7.00pm - Guests arrival

7.05pm - Lion Dance, Dragon Dance and Chingay performances

7.30pm - Joget and Dondang Sayang performances

8.00pm - Arrival of YAB Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng

"Kam" Mandarine orange tossing ceremony by Chief Minister and Ms Pesta Pulau Pinang

Lion Dance

Chinese New Year Songs by Mr Lau Han Keat

8.40pm - Arrival of TYT Dato Seri (Dr) Haji Abdul Rahman Bin Haji Abbas, Yang di-Pertua Negeri Pulau Pinang serta yang Amat Berbahagia Toh Puan Dato' Seri Utama Hajah Majimor Bt Shariff

8.45pm - Speech by YAB Chief Minister

8.55pm - Baba Nyonya Dance

9.20pm - Penang Boria Dance

9.40pm - Chinese Traditional Opera

9.50pm - Indian Traditional Performance

10.00pm - "Niuh" Dance / Cow Dance

10.15pm - TYT & Toh Puan departure

10.20pm - Johnny Chee & The Nyonya Belles performance

10.35pm - Lion Dance on Stilts

The End

 

Road closures: Jalan Padang Kota Lama, Lebuh Light, Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah.

 

 

 


 

News from Kwong Wah eNewspaper (News in Chinese)


 

 

Photo taken from Guang Ming Daily

2009-02-02 20:55

Back

Spotlight Destination for Penang on TripAdvisor

Read about Penang and Penang vacation rentals on

Penang's Attractions

Latest News

Download PDF

Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner

Links

Subscribe Newsletter

Who's Online

We have 419 guests online

VisitPenang Flickr

Events Archive

Connecting to us

Banner
Banner
Banner