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Ban Ka Lan 1st Snake Festival Thank You Dinner on Saturday, 18th May 2013

A dinner was held by the Celebration Organising Committee on Saturday, 18th May 2013 to thank all sponsors and friends who have helped in making the 1st Ban Ka Lan Snake Festival a resounding success.  They were presented with Certificates of Appreciation by the Celebration Organising Committee during the evening’s dinner.

To add to the festivity of the occasion it was held in Jalan Tokong Ular right opposite the Snake Temple and local singers were engaged to entertain the crowd.  Friends and invited guests turned up to make the dinner a happy and enjoyable event.

Yeoh Seng Hoe, Mr. & Mrs. Yeoh Guan Aun with Lim Hua Kwang and Khoo Kay Hock in the background.

Yeoh Seng Hoe, Mr. & Mrs. Yeoh Guan Aun with Lim Hua Kwang and Khoo Kay Hock in the background.

Dato' & Datin Lim Eng Soon, Yeoh Seng Hoe and Tan Kok Chye exchanging pleasantries.

Dato’ & Datin Lim Eng Soon, Yeoh Seng Hoe and Tan Kok Chye exchanging pleasantries.

Cheah Hock Cheok and Khoo Kay Hock talking to Sister Katherine of Mount Miriam Hospital.

Cheah Hock Cheok and Khoo Kay Hock talking to Sister Katherine of Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital, Penang.

Michael Chuan, Lim Soo Peng and Marilyn with friends.

Michael Chuan, Lim Soo Peng and Marilyn with friends.

Tan Kok Chye, Khoo Kay Hock, Tan Joo Chye and Dato Thor Phek Tong.

Tan Kok Chye, Khoo Kay Hock, Tan Joo Chye and Dato’ Thor Phek Tong.

Mr. & Mrs. Lim Hwa Kwang, Miss Tan and Mrs. Lim Gim Hin.

Mr. & Mrs. Lim Hua Kwang, Miss Tan and Mrs. Lim Gim Hin.

Celebration Chairman, Cheah Cheng Ean giving a speech.

Organising Chairman, Cheah Cheng Ean giving a speech.

Khoo Kay Hock. Chairman of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang giving a speech.

Khoo Kay Hock. Chairman of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang giving a speech.

Sister Katherine of Mount Miriam Hospital, Penang giving a thank you speech.

Sister Katherine of Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital, Penang giving a thank you speech for the community’s support.

Representative from neighbouring Indian Temple receiving a Certificate of Appreciation for allowing their premises to be used during the Ban Ka Lan Snake Festival.

Representative from neighbouring Indian Temple receiving a Certificate of Appreciation for allowing their premises to be used during the Ban Ka Lan Snake Festival.  Next to him from left to right – Sim Siang Chuan (Temple Committee Chairman), Khoo Kay Hock (Chairman of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang), Cheah Cheng Ean (Organising Chairman) and Master of Ceremony.

Certificate of Appreciation presented to Lim Soo Peng and his friends for the beautiful photos taken by them during the Snake Festival.  Seen taking a photo is none other than his colleague Michael Chuan, who worked very hard during the Festival too.

Certificate of Appreciation presented to Lim Soo Peng and his friends for the beautiful photos taken by them during the Snake Festival. Seen taking a photo is none other than his colleague, Michael Chuan, who worked very hard during the Festival too.

Dinner guests enjoying the performance of a female local artiste.

Dinner guests enjoying the performance of a female local artiste.

Tan Chin Hin with another local female artiste.

Resident photographer of Snake Temple, Tan Chin Hin, shaking hands with another local female artiste.

Together Sim and the female local artiste entertain the dinner guests.  What a finale to the evening!!!

Sim Siang Chuan (aka Bakar) and the female local artiste singing a Mandarin song to entertain the dinner guests. What a fitting finale to the evening!!!

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Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple Festival, Penang, Malaysia.2

Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple Festival, Penang, Malaysia – A Joint Event by Penang State Tourism, Hokkien Kongsi, Penang and Snake Temple Resident Area Committee

Date:  15.02.2013

Time:  5.00 p.m. to 12 midnight

Venue:  Whole stretch of road in front of Snake Temple, Jalan Tokong Ular, Penang

On Wednesday, 23rd January 2013 RTM came to interview Trustees of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang and Members of the Snake Temple Resident Area Committee with regard to the first Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple Festival, to be held on the birthday of “Cheng Chooi Chor Soo Kong” which falls on the 6th day of the 1st lunar moon in the Chinese calendar, corresponding to 15th February 2013.

Tickets have been sold for the Charity Food Fair and the proceeds will be in aid of Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital.  We will be having lots of exciting activities lined up for you so do please come and join in our celebration.

For more information, please refer to our article of the same name dated 14th January 2013.

Venue of street party decorated with red lanterns giving the place a festive air

Venue of street party decorated with red lanterns giving the place a festive air

Hello baby, how are you today?

Hello baby, how are you today?

Khoo Kay Hock, Chairman of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang talking to Reporter Wong Chui Han

Khoo Kay Hock, Chairman of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang talking to Reporter Wong Chui Han

Celebration Chairman, Tan Lye Hock being interviewed by Wong Chui Han

Celebration Chairman, Tan Lye Hock being interviewed by Wong Chui Han

Organising Chairman, Cheah Cheng Ean briefing Wong Chui Han about the Snake Festival

Organising Chairman, Cheah Cheng Ean briefing Wong Chui Han about the Snake Festival

Temple pit vipers curling on the eggs given by devotees at the altar of Cheng Chor Soo Kong

Temple pit vipers curling on the eggs given by devotees at the altar of Cheng Chor Soo Kong

Temple pit viper resting at the offerings placed at the altar by devotees

Temple pit viper resting at the offerings placed at the altar by devotees

Sim Siang Chuan, Chairman of Snake Temple Resident Area Committee talking with Wong Chui Han

Sim Siang Chuan, Chairman of Snake Temple Resident Area Committee talking with Wong Chui Han

Welcome to our First Ban Ka Lan Snake Festival

Welcome to our First Ban Ka Lan Snake Festival to be held on 15th February, 2013