Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple Festival, Penang, Malaysia – A Joint Event by Penang State Tourism, Hokkien Kongsi, Penang and Snake Temple Resident Area Committee
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
Hello baby, how are you today?
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
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 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
Welcome to our First Ban Ka Lan Snake Festival to be held on 15th February, 2013