Visit Penang Year 2015: myPenang 2015 “Where the Festivities Never End”
Penang is where the festivities never end and in this year of festivals, the Fabulous February Fiesta sees Thaipusam, the Hot Air Balloon festival where visitors are able to experience hovering above solid ground along with the already robust Chinese New Year celebrations and Tropfest SEA festival that showcases original short films.
In conjunction with Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, the Penang Hot Air Balloon Fun Run will be held for the first time in Penang Padang Polo (Jalan Sepoy Lines). The run will give participants an opportunity to have a one-of-a-kind experience on running with balloon together witness the hot air balloons take off in Youth Park and Padang Polo. There will be eight local and three international flying balloons as well as four tethered balloons. This event is open to all ages and will include other side activities such as fun inflatable playgrounds, creative workshops, photography competition, kite flying and more.