Christmas Tree lighting in Penang, 2013 – updated

G Hotel, today, Saturday 30th November 7PM.

E & O Hotel, tomorrow, Sunday 1st December, 6PM to 8PM. But phone first as you may need an invitation. 04 222 2000.

UPDATE

G Hotel photos tonight:

As usual G Hotel decorated their “G”.

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just before the lighting

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Mr. Santa & Mrs Santa?

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now it’s lit

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plenty of people but not too crowded

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if you were a kid Santa gave you a present

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if you were a kid Santa gave you a present – somehow I didn’t get one

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Santa has two wives?

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cake and biscuits were served

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the IWA choir – they were good! They sang “oh come all ye faithful”, “White Christmas” and many others.

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and drinks were served – water, soft drink, juice, beer, white wine, red wine – just flag down a passing waitress

After I was able to chat to a few people. It was an enjoyable evening. Thanks G Hotel.

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Sunday December 1st E & O had their Christmas tree lighting. They made a big effort for this event:

we arrived early, but it soon filled up with people

we arrived early, but it soon filled up with people

water, juice, beer and wine were served

water, juice, beer and wine were served

you could help yourself to cakes and biscuits, and waiters/ waitresses brought around savouries

you could help yourself to cakes and biscuits, and waiters/ waitresses brought around savouries

getting busier

getting busier

these fruit mince pies were the best I had had in many years

these fruit mince pies were the best I had had in many years

a choir sang quite a long session of traditional and modern Christmas hyms and songs

a choir sang quite a long session of traditional and modern Christmas hymns and songs

the event lasted for perhaps three hours

the event lasted for perhaps three hours

many people stayed on

many people stayed on

This was also a successful and fun event. Thanks E & O.

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