Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

1. L-R: Syeun Hotel Director of Sales & Marketing Elena Phor, Director Maggie Ong, Event Executive Moon and Sales & Marketing Manager Rains Choong

It is the tradition of Syeun Hotel Ipoh to host a Chinese New Year celebration on the third day of the Lunar New Year, usually with a double lion and a dragon dance performance.

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

2. double lion dance performance

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

3. at the Grand Ballroom

The celebration is open to the hotel directors, management, staff, guests and also members of the public who would like to join in the festive occasion.

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

4. blessing the Sales Department

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

5. blessing Syeun Tea

This year’s event was no different. The troupe from Ipoh Chin Woo, recognised as the world champion traditional lion and dragon dance troupe, was on hand to render a flawless performance for almost an hour.

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

6. at Garden View Cafe

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

7. the lions and hotel director Maggie Ong (R) take a photo with guests

The lions went to different business areas of the hotel, showering blessings on the staff and bringing good fortune to their work place, such as the reception counter, ballroom, coffee house, kitchen and offices.

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

8. one of the hotel directors

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

9. the lions bless every business section of the hotel

With young children following the trail of the lions, it was a delightful sight to behold.

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

10. the lion in a “plucking the greens” ritual (cai cheng)

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

11. photo shoot time

The celebration culminated with the lighting of eight strips of red firecrackers.

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

12. dragon dance

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

13. dragon dance

Amidst the deafening noise from the banging drums and clashing cymbals, we greeted one another, Gong Xi Fa Cai!

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

14. lighting of fire crackers

Syeun Hotel Ipoh Chinese New Year celebration

15. Syeun Hotel directors, staff and friends wish Gong Xi Fa Cai to one and all

Event: 2016 Chinese New Year Celebration
Venue: Syeun Hotel Ipoh
Date: 10th Feb, 2016
Time: 1pm

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