Impiana Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

the management and staff of Impiana Hotel Ipoh pose with the dragon and lions

World champion traditional lion and dragon dance troupe, Chin Woo Ipoh, provided the obligatory Chinese New Year performance with two lions and a dragon at Impiana Hotel Ipoh on the third day of Spring Festival.

Impiana Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

double lion dance

Impiana Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

well-wishes from the lion to the hotel

The energetic performance certainly attracted the attention of hotel guests and curious onlookers. Staff and management of the hotel, including General Manager Kamarudin Kassim, were present too, to usher in the Year of the Horse.

Impiana Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

dragon dance

Impiana Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

at the lobby

Just like last year’s Chinese New Year celebration here, an 88ft long firecrackers was also set off. The din created undoubtedly chased away whatever evil spirits, if the drums and cymbals of the lion and dragon dance had not!

Impiana Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

setting off 88ft long firecrackers

Impiana Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

choy cheng

Guests also had the opportunity to join in the tossing of “yee sang”, tossing as high as possible, wishing for a great Year of the Horse ahead that is filled with an abundance of good tidings, from health to happiness and most of all, prosperity!

Impiana Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

guests helping themselves to yu sheng after tossing it as high as possible

Impiana Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

an hour-long performance by a 4-piece Chinese orchestra playing Chinese New Year festive tunes

The morning’s Chinese New Year celebration finally wrapped up with a performance by Simson Chinese Orchestra, a four-piece orchestra comprising the Yangqing, Erhu, Dizi and GuZheng, playing Chinese New Year festive music.

Impiana Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

The God of Prosperity busy receiving calls from devotees at his hotline 018-888-Choy-Sun

Event: Chinese New Year Celebration 2014
Venue: Impiana Hotel Ipoh
Date: 2nd Feb, 2014
Time: 10am

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