Hungry Ghost Festival

When: August 3-31, 2016 Where: Various locations throughout Penang – (refer to schedule and location list below) When the clock strikes midnight on the seventh month of the Chinese lunar calendar, the gates of the afterlife crack open to unleash ghosts unto the land of the living. For a period of one month every year,…

20 Incredible Festivals in Penang

Penang likes to celebrate, and you will too once you experience some of its one-of-a-kind festivals. The vibrant blend of cultures and religions are reflected in the holidays and events celebrated around the island throughout the year. Penang has more than twice the number of holidays than the US, which in-and-of-itself is something to celebrate!…