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Hottest day of the year during Chinese New Year!

It's the Year of the Snake and the sun gets hotter! Scenes from Bangkok Lane during the Chinese New Year holiday period: I yearn for steaming fish balls from a rice noodle soup at the coffee shop at the end of the road. Uncle Tony calls out my name in the middle of the street at 7am to summon mum and I for a morning walk along Gurney Drive, Aunty Yin telling me that she doesn't eat 'rambutans' because she's coughing and Uncle Edward hopping onto his bicycle for a ride, followed by a brisk walk with his doggie. Cousin David waving to a passer-by - hence his nickname, the Mayor of Bangkok Lane. All of my uncles and aunts are now in their 70s. Time seems to have passed by so swiftly. I love every bit of Bangkok Lane as it brings back fond memories of my childhood... So if you're in Penang this Chinese New Year of the Snake, be sure to partake in the celebrations. Here's an event not to be missed! CNY Celebration 16 February 3.00pm-midnight Penang CNY Cultural & Heritage Celebration is an annual event patronised by Penang State Government and Penang Clan Council(檳州各姓氏宗祠聯委會), organised by Clan-Association Youth Penang(檳州各姓氏青年團聯委會) in conjunction with Chinese New Year. This event take place at George Town, Penang. George Town had been recognised as one of the UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, you shall not miss this Chinese New Year Open House in Heritage City.

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