Bring Penang History to Life with the weekly event Timeless Penang Carnival @ Fort Cornwallis

Fort Cornwallis is one of the historical tourist attraction in Penang where I can be sure some of the Penangites have never visited it because Ee Pin and I were one of them. The emergence of Kota cafe has given the sentimental atmosphere of the Fort some lively uplift. Last week, The Esplanade Park introduced the recurring event that brings back Penang's history and activities from the old days at Fort Cornwallis. It happens on every Friday and weekend's evening, where the Fort will be hosting bazaar and dancing show. The weekend nightlife at the fort will never be the same again in a good way.




Wristband ticket

Woodmade handicraft
Beautiful accessories from U.U_ Dreamland Handmade






Wau making
Children folklore booth giving you the hands on experience on traditional childhood games and song.
Tools for Malaysia traditional shadow puppet show.
Rojak-mixture of fruits with shrimp sauce
Mua Chi-glutinous rice ball coated with peanut and sugar
Moei Tay-traditional fried snack made of rice.
You can dress up as Chinese opera performer too.

Uncle's rainbow calligraphy has caught my attention, I must get one for collection.
Inivited guess were hosted with scrumptious dinner prepared by KOTA. Many thanks to Timeless Penang and we love their nyonya kuih the most.
The night started with Shadow Puppet show
The impressive narrator, Anson.
One of the beautiful dancer, Jessica.









The highlights of the night was the dance show narrated on how Penang island was discovered by Sir Captain Francis Light and the history of how Baba Nyonya has formed. The passionate performers has brought back the history to life, but in the entertaining way. The flow of the story was smooth  and fantastic. The downside would be the sound and lighting system could be improved further. There were times where light pointed at the audience which makes us difficult staring back to the stage.


We were the one of the lucky audience who manage to catch the auspicious orange thrown from the performer.
May Our Dreams Come True as wishes.

The normal tickets price are as follows:
RM50 (Adult,13 years old & above)
RM40 (Children, age between 6 - 12 years old)
Free (Children 5 years old or below, height 110cm or below, but no seats will be provided. Seats are only available for those who purchase children ticket.)

Event time: 5pm – 10 pm (every Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
For more information, please contact: +6019 332 1933 / +6012 344 3055
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1 comments

  1. Thank you very much for all details about this carnival. Pleased to have these details here. Will be taking my family to a grand annual carnival at a popular Chicago event space next month. Very excited to be part of this event.

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