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14 Mar 2015

Chap Goh Meh Celebration 2015 @ Esplanade, Penang Part 6

Penang [檳城] •  14 MARCH 2015
The festival was an opportunity for families outing to spend time together to celebrate the last day of Chinese New Year. There were varieties of food stalls and fun activities at the Esplanade. 

After 7:45pm, we sat down on the field to relax after standing around watching the show for an hour. 

Padang Kota Lama, or known as The Padang, is the parade ground and playing field created by the British colonials in the civic district of George Town. It is bordered by Fort Cornwallis on one side, Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, Jalan Padang Kota Lama and Light Street.

The name "The Esplanade" is usually used collectively to denote the whole area that includes Padang Kota Lama and Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, although historically The Esplanade refers only to Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, between the bend in the road (called Fort Point) and where the road ends, near the Cenotaph. 

1 comment:

  • suituapui

    Not many people. What a waste, all that effort and all those lovely performances, all the colourful presentations. How very sad...going through all that trouble and it was not appreciated!

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