Perak Gerakan Chinese New Year Open House

1. Perak Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Diraja Dr. Zambry Abdul Kadir attends the Perak Gerakan Chinese New Year open house

Malaysia is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural country where all races celebrate the major festivities together. It is a peaceful nation and all live harmoniously. Despite our many differences, we are united as one – a Malaysian.

Perak Gerakan Chinese New Year Open House

2. Perak Menteri Besar and other dignitaries enjoying a lion dance performance

Perak Gerakan Chinese New Year Open House

3. Gong Xi Fa Cai from the God of Prosperity

This message was conveyed by the Perak Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Diraja Dr. Zambry Abd. Kadir at the Perak Gerakan Chinese New Year Open House on the 4th day of the Lunar New Year.

Perak Gerakan Chinese New Year Open House

4. well-wishes from the lion to the VIPs

Perak Gerakan Chinese New Year Open House

5. lou hei! (prosperity toss)

The state-level open house was well-attended by state and Federal leaders from Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia, along with representatives from the Barisan Nasional component parties, party affiliates, supporters, business leaders, friends, and of course, the public.

Perak Gerakan Chinese New Year Open House

6. diabolo performance

Perak Gerakan Chinese New Year Open House

7. a duet

Although it was technically an “open house”, I noticed that members of the public weren’t provided with enough chairs, which was rather disappointing.

Perak Gerakan Chinese New Year Open House

8. angpow to children

As is customary at such festive events, children received angpows from the wives of dignitaries, wrapping up the morning.

Event: Perak Gerakan 2015 Chinese New Year Open House
Venue: Town Hall, Ipoh
Date: 22nd Feb, 2015
Time: 10.30am

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