The Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple Flame Watching Festival 2014 will be held on Tuesday, 4th February 2014 (corresponding to the 5th day of the coming Chinese New Year). The event is jointly organised by the Penang State Tourism Development & Culture, Hokkien Kongsi, Penang and Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple Residents Area Committee.
A Press Conference, chaired by Y.B. Danny Law of Penang State Tourism Development & Culture, was held at 10.30 a.m. in the Conference Room of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang at Snake Temple in Sungei Keluang.
It was attended by Trustees of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang; members of the Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple Residents Area Committee and press members. The conference was given a briefing on the Programme for the evening of the Festival.
Press Conference chaired by Y.B. Danny Law together with Celebration Chairman, Khoo Kay Hock and Organising Chairman, Cheah Cheng Ean.
Press members taking notes during the Press Conference.
Site Layout of the Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple Flame Watching Festival 2014.
Programme for Tuesday, 4th February 2014
Arrival of Guests
Paying homage to Chor Soo Kong by Y.A.B. Tuan Lim Guan Eng and Trustees and wives of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang
Chio Tian Culture Drum Performance
Snake Dance Performance
Speech by Mr. Cheah Cheng Ean, Organising Chairman
Speech by Mr. Khoo Kay Hock, Celebration Chairman/Chairman of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang
Speech by Y.B. Mr. Danny Law Heng Kiang, Minister for Penang State Tourism Development & Culture
Speech by Y.A.B. Tuan Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang
Lion Dance Performance
Snake Charmer’s Performance
Fish Dance Performance
Shanghai China Cultural Acrobatic Performance
Dragon Dance Performance
Speech by Flame Watching Ceremony Adviser, Mr. Tan Lye Hock
Launching of Flame Watching Ceremony by Y.B. Danny Law Heng Kiang
“Kim Kor” Team Performance
Activities/Performances in front of Snake Temple, Penang
7.00 p.m. Lion Dance welcoming Guests
9.00 p.m. Performance of Lion Dance on Stilts
10.30 p.m. Chio Tian Culture Drum Performance
11.00 p.m. Performance of Lion Dance on Stilts
11.30 p.m. Dragon Dance Performance/Snake Dance Performance
Opera Show/Chinese Martial Art Performance/”Chor Soo Kong” History
We would like to invite all our Malaysian friends to come and join our Festival on Tuesday, 4th February 2014.