Visitors treated to cultural extravaganza at celebrations in heritage enclave

Visitors looking at the chicks in conjunction with the Year of the Rooster at the Penang Chinese New Year Celebration at King Street, Penang. Starpic by LIM BENG TATT / The Star / 04 Feb 2017.

PURE white liquefied glutinous rice flour for making nian gau or Chinese New Year cakes dripped from the edge of an old granite mill, much to the delight of children learning how to use such a mill for the first time in the Khoo Kongsi courtyard.

At the Penang Teochew Association in Chulia Street, women had the chance to have their faces painted like Chinese opera performers to see what they looked like.

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