Visit “Penang Celebrates: Chap Goh Meh” for a culturally-rich experience

Visit “Penang Celebrates: Chap Goh Meh” for a culturally-rich experience & stand a chance to win total prizes worth up to RM20,000.

The event happening this Feb 8 (Saturday) is organized by the state government through PETACH in collaboration with Poh Kong and Redoxon®.

This programme will start from 7pm until 10pm, and a grand fireworks display sponsored by Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce.

In a statement today, Penang State EXCO for Tourism, Arts, Culture and Heritage (PETACH) YB Yeoh Soon Hin said the event is part of the Penang Celebrates series and also marks the Penang tourism year namely Experience Penang Year 2020 “The Diversity of Asia”.

“Therefore, visitors can enjoy not only local culture and games on site and various cultural performances such as dances which include multicultural dances, war drums, and etc.

“The public also has the opportunity to try hands on some traditional handicrafts and craftmanship such as calligraphy, paper cutting and others,” he said.

He said it will be very exciting for the public as there are lucky draw prizes are up for grabs.

“The public just need to scan the QR Code on site and fill up the details in order to stand a chance to win the jewellery sponsored by Poh Kong. You can also go to the Poh Kong booth to play games to win prizes,” he said.

He said visitors can also participate in the tradition of tossing oranges, or try “scooping up” digital oranges at the first-of-its-kind digital lake set up by Redoxon® to win attractive prizes.

In conjunction with “Penang Celebrates: Chap Goh Meh”, Jalan Padang Kota Lama and Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah will be closed on Feb 8 starting 12.01am to 11.59pm.

The road closure of Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah spans from the junction of Lebuh Duke to Fort Cornwallis.

Penang State Government EXCO for Tourism, Arts, Culture and Heritage (PETACH) YB Yeoh Soon Hin said while certain amounts of face masks will be distributed on site and hand sanitiser placed at several locations, he also encourages the public to bring their own face mask.


“槟城庆典:喜迎元宵“让您体验中华文化,还有机会赢走总值近20千令吉的礼品!

由槟州政府主催、槟州旅游、艺术、文化及遗产委员会行政办公室主办、宝光及Redoxon®赞助的是项活动,将于2月8日(星期六)晚上7时开始,在槟岛旧关仔角大草场举行,晚上10时将有由槟州中华总商会赞助的璀璨烟花秀。

槟州政府行政议员杨顺兴今日发文告说,适逢今年是“体验槟城”旅游年,因此,现场不仅有本土的文化与游戏,12名非物质文化遗产传承者亦将展示手艺。

“这批传承者的手艺展示包括潍坊风筝、书法艺术、柳编艺术、剪纸艺术、肖像面塑等,民众也有机会体验制作过程。”

他指出,主舞台表演方面,各族舞蹈、战鼓、花式扯铃等。

“同时,今年元宵节活动设有幸运抽奖环节,民众只需在活动现场扫描二维码,填写资料,就有机会赢取由宝光赞助的珠宝,同时民众可以前往宝光的摊档,完成游戏者将有机会带走精美礼品。”

值得一提是,活动主办方将在会场设置抛柑池,而Redoxon®也将在市政厅大厦前提供电子湖泊和电子柑橘活动,让民众客制化讯息抛柑和捞柑,并有机会赢取Redoxon® 所准备的精美奖品。

配合“槟城庆典:喜迎元宵”活动,旧关仔角路(Jalan Padang Kota Lama)和敦赛雪巴拉巴路(Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barabah)将从2月8日(周六)清晨12时01分开始封路至2月8日晚上11时59分。

敦赛雪巴拉巴路封路的路段,将从公爵街交界处开始至康华丽堡。

另外,杨顺兴说,活动主办方将在现场派发口罩予民众,并在定点放置免水洗消毒洗手液。

“我们也鼓励民众自备口罩。”

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