George Town Festival 2011 - Tapestry of Culture

by Kee Soon December. 10, 2011 14079 views

A meeting of classics: The vintage bicycles passing by the colonial-styled Eastern & Oriental Hotel, popularly known as the E. & O., in Farquhar Street.

Passing by the court complex in Light Street.

Say cheese: A cyclist obliging to a tourist's camera.

Teamwork: Thanks to our motorcycle, Beng Tatt was able to cover the vintage cyclists throughout it's 20km route.

Best served hot: A man making Penang Pancake, also known as ‘Ban Chean Kuih’.

Childhood memories: Everybody has met the ice-cream guy and his unforgettable rings of his bell.

Time out: Beng Tatt and fellow The Star photographer Muhamad Shahril Rosli browsing through the photos taken so far.

Penang, food haven: Visitors patronizing a pancake stall and ice-cream seller.

Crowd pullers: A general view of the Traditional Food & Craft Bazaar.

Here's looking at you kid!

Work of art: A craftsman carving out traditional Chinese sculptures.

Old master: Rojak king Khor Ewe Hock crafting some colourful dough art figurines.

Eye catching, eye candy: Khor's dough art figurines take the shape of cartoon characters and legends such as Ninja Turtles, Doraemon, the Eight Immortals and the Monkey King (Sun Wu-Kung).

Hand art: A woman drawing a henna tattoo.

Child's play: Children playing with a traditional stone grinder which was used to make flour.

Capturing the moments: A tourist recording the bustling scene.

Solid attraction: Both young and old just can't get enough of the stone grinder.

Hot stuff: A woman trying her hand at making belacan using a pestle and mortar board.

Nice things come in pairs: Colorful, wooden Chinese clogs.

Reflections: A man taking photos of tiny fishes in a giant vase.

Penang's treasure, world famous: A Spanish tourist contemplates to patronise a wanton mee stall in Chulia Street.

Universal attraction: Enjoying good old wanton mee with Beng Tatt and some ‘turistas’ from Madrid, Spain.

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