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Streets Come Alive

Streets Come Alive
7 Jul 2010  8:00am - 11:00pm
Heritage Core Zone - Georgetown
Penang Festivals


Indulge yourself in a full day of events throughout George Town including street cultural performances by the multicultural communities of Penang, a heritage “trea-shaw” hunt, open house to public and private heritage buildings, a shophouse trail, cemetery tour, and boat rides at the clan jetties. In addition, don't miss the chance to learn and get your hands on a variety of traditional crafts and foods from the numerous street stalls.

These exciting events will lead into an Unforgettable George Town night featuring a performance by the director of Beijing Opera, Ghaffar Pourazar; an Iranian-born, British-raised former computer animator, turned Chinese Opera performer.


Open House: Public and Private Heritage Buildings

Time: 9.00am-5.00pm

Ticket Prices: FREE

Location: Penang State Museum, Penang Islamic Museum, Konsenih Building (Equator Academy of Art), Segara Ninda Residence, Wisma Kastam, Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang Tourist Guide Association, Carpenter’s Guild, Hai Nan Association, Eng Chuan Tong Tan Kongsi, Yap Kongsi, Cheah Si Hock Haw Kong Kongsi, Ong Si Thye Guan Tong, Lee Sih Chong Soo, Han Jiang Ancestral Temple (Penang Teochew Association), Tsen Lung Fui Kon, Poh Choo Seah, Hock Teik Cheng SinTemple, Town Hall, Lighthouse, World Heritage Office, Anak-anak Kota, Penang Heritage Trust-PAPA, Sun Yat Sen Penang Base (10.00am-12.00pm), The Sire (House of Yeap Chor Ee), and Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion (1.30-2.30pm, limited to 120 pax). In addition, many other sites in George Town will be open to the public including Indian and Chinese temples, mosques, churches, tombs, and shrines.


George Town Shophouse Trail

Time: 9.00am-10.30am & 11.00am-12.30pm

Ticket Prices: RM10 per route, limited to 20 persons per route (pre-registration)

Enquiries: Fidel Ho (Tel: 012 – 4565867 or email


Cemetery Tour

Time: 2.00 pm & 3.00pm

Location: Protestant Cemetery, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah

Ticket prices: RM 20 (pre-registration)

Enquiries: Penang Heritage Trust (Tel: 04-2642631)


“Jom Naiki Sampan di Perairan Laut Clan Jetties!” – Boat Rides at the Clan Jetties!

Time: 8.30am-11.30am

Location: Yeoh Jetty, Pengkalan Weld

Ticket Prices: FREE - Register on the spot


Heritage “Trea-Shaw” Hunt

Time: 8.00am-1.00pm

Location: Flag-off at Town Hall / Esplanade

Ticket prices: RM388 – limited to 50 trishaws

Closing date for registration: 28 June

Enquiries: Ederic Low (Tel: 012- 4092539 or email


Unforgettable Cultural Experiences at Masjid Kapitan Keling

Time: 10:00am-11:00pm

Location: Masjid Kapitan Keling

Ticket Price: FREE

Time: 10.00am - 11.00pm

• Exhibition on antiques and historical photographs.

Time: 2.00pm-11.00pm

• Interactive Indian-Muslim traditional food demonstrations including Nasi Kandar, Nonbu Kanji, Kolkate, Somosa & Vadai, Idyiyappom, Passembor. Enjoy free porridge too!

• “Golden of Dates” Exhibition on the historical and cultural significance of the date fruit.

Time: 5.00pm – 7.00pm

• Demonstration of traditional Muslim games like “pallaguli” and “pamberem”

• Tour of Masjid Kapitan Keling

Time: 5.00pm – 8.00pm

• Teh Tarik demonstration - learn and try it out! Free flow of Teh Tarik.

• Crafts demonstration and exhibition including “Poo Malai”, a Muslim tradition that originates from India and the Muslim “Kopiah”.

• Original spices exhibition - Interactive demonstration on the use of spices in the preparation and cooking of Indian-Muslim dishes.


Showcase of Traditional Food & Craft

Time: 5.00pm - 10.00pm

Location: Armenian Street, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling


Meng Eng Soo Open Day

Time: 5.00pm – 10.00pm

Location: Meng Eng Soo, Jalan Pintal Tali

Indoor: Exhibition on Meng Eng Soo history and tea presentation

Outdoor: “Peddlers Court”, Cultural performances – Wushu, Tai Chi, street artists, Chinese Orchestra


Lion Dance Performance on High Poles

Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Location: Cheah Kongsi, Armenian Street


Vintage Heritage Penang Postcards

Time: 10.00am-10.00pm

Location: Cheah Kongsi, Armenian Street

Exhibition of old postcards by Penang Philatelic Society


Chinese Cultural Performance and Demonstration

Time: 5.00pm – 10.30pm

Location: Penang Teochew Association, Chulia Street


Indian Dance & Music Performance at Little India

Time: 7.00pm-9.00pm

Location: Little India


An Evening of Unforgettable George Town Cultural Performances

Time: 5.00pm-9.00pm

Location: Khoo Kongsi

Ghaffar Pourazar, an Iranian-born, British-raised, former computer animator turned Chinese Opera performer, and Chie Morimura, a Japanese woman who is a founding member of the International Centre for Peking Opera – will stage a short excerpt from one of the most famous plays, “The Monkey King,” based on stories of the mythical Chinese figure on 7 July, 5pm-9pm at Khoo Kongsi.


Malay Heritage Cultural Performance & Demonstration

Time: 5.00pm-12.00am

Location: Penang Islamic Museum, Armenian Street

Ticket prices: FREE


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