Penang Kek Lok Si Temple Annual Chinese New Year Light Up
The Kek Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia.
It is Malaysia’s largest Buddhist temple on a hill and spreads over 4ha. site.
Kek Lok Si Temple is an important pilgrimage centre for Buddhists from other states in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and other countries in Southeast Asia.
During the Chinese New Year, the Kek Lok Si is one of the must-visit attractions with a dazzling display of 20,000 traditional Chinese lanterns and thousands of neon and LED lightings!
Every year, local Penangites and visitors make it a point to visit the temple to enjoy the nightly light up and colourful sights for a wonderous, light-filled experience.
Local photographers and shutterbugs enjoy taking the night scenes and fireworks against the backdrop of Penang’s Kek Lok Si Temple.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the long-awaited and iconic yearly Kek Lok Si Temple CNY Lighting Ceremony will be held via Facebook LIVE on 7 Feb 2021 at 7 pm.
The public can access it through the Facebook link to view and enjoy the amazing and beautiful lighting opening ceremony.
Kek Lok Si Temple, 11500 Air Itam, Penang
Website: Kek Lok Si Temple
Date & Time: 07:00 pm – 12:00 am
Location: Kek Lok Si Temple, 11500 Ayer Itam, Penang, Malaysia.