Penang Beach Carnival
The Penang Beach Carnival is a much awaited annual extravaganza in Malaysia which lures throngs of local and foreign travellers and participants to the golden sandy beaches of Batu Ferringhi. This beach carnival has established its name as a unique celebratory event in Malaysia giving the chance for all to experience a fun filled day out, while indulging in world renowned Penang delicacies.
The event has endless pulsating activities and exciting entertainment impossible to experience in just one day. The carnival starts at the break of dawn and gets more vibrant towards the night, with multihued lights and hip music filling the air. It has a host of numerous beach activities and water sports to keep every outdoor enthusiast thrilled and satisfied. These activities include fashion parades, music and dance performances, kite shows, culinary festivals, sand castle competitions, beach volleyball, skim boarding, fishing competitions and many more!
Malaysia is a melting pot of diversified cultures, religions and ethnic groups and the festival focuses on fostering harmony within these different communities. As a result a procession of colourfully decorated boats, sail across the waters stressing the theme of ethnic and racial harmony.
Staying alongside the coast is a great way to experience the region’s rich cultural and natural heritage. A luxurious hotel in Penang Beach, Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang is the perfect place from which to set off on thrilling coastal adventures.