Negeri Pulau Pinang Local Customs

  • Jade Emperor
    Jade Emperor
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  • Roast Pig Offering
    Roast Pig Offering
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  • Mixed Offering Jade Emperor
    Mixed Offering Jade Emperor
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Negeri Pulau Pinang Local Customs

  • chinese religious practices

    Penang Local Customs

    This year 2014 I make a date for the purpose for visiting the famous Chiew Jetty, Weld Quay offerings and prayers to the annual Emperor Jade of Haven for the first time. This traditional Chinese, especially the Hockkien from Fujian province in South China, still practice the annual offering during the 8 day, 1st month of the Chinese lunar...

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  • Food Culture

    Penang Local Customs

    Those who travel around Penang, you should try out Penang Local food like Hokkien Mee, Laksa, Char Koay Teoh. This 3 is the top famous local food for penang. One of the restaurant had been operate for more then 30 years located at Island Glades, Genting Restaurant have all those 3 mentioned dish yet pretty delicious. On top of that, you can also...

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  • Traditional costumes

    Penang Local Customs

    In Malaysia many of the women wear head dresses because a large part of the country is muslim. They have to be worn when out in public. These do not have to be worn by women who are not muslim that are in the country.

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  • Taboo for gifts ....

    Penang Local Customs

    Another world - another culture - another habit... our top-model learned her lesson when changing her clothes in the centre of Georgetown. She got pushed into the van at the moment we all could see she was wearing a string. Fortunatedly she understood you cannot grant some traditional people the beauty of your flesh ... So it is with some other...

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  • Chinese business

    Penang Local Customs

    When we were children, travelling through Malaysia and Borneo, in all towns, the stores would be owned by the Chinese, usually by the family and we always saw the student, son or daughter sitting in a corner studying or doing their homework. these kinds of stores are slowly disappearing and i was happy to see this one in Penang. The owner said he...

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  • Art and performances

    Penang Local Customs

    well the Chinese Opera is only featured mainly during the Hungry Ghost festival or during the birthday of Chinese Gods or Deity....and mainly cater to older folks ...perhaps its because the younger generation doesnt understand what is being conveyed ....a dying art itself no wonder its being perform for the spirit and celestial beings ...

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  • Buddhism in Penang

    Penang Local Customs

    ►Wesak Day (May 25) This is the most important day of the Buddhist Calendar as it marks the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha. Buddhist devotees will gather in temples throughout the country to release doves and to offer prayers. Wesak is also an occasion to offer alms to monks and give free meals to the needy. Now, wouldn't you...

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  • The Snake Temple

    At Bayan Lepas is the famous Snake Temple. Lately there aren't that many snakes, the forests surrounding having been almost all cleared and replaced by factories, buildings and offices.So there's no big story to tell about this place...

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