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While half of the Penang population was at Fort Cornwallis for the state-level Chap Goh Meh Celebration, yours truly was at Evergreen Laurel Hotel in George Town to witness a similar Lantern Festival celebration organised by the Penang Peranakan community. Although I am no stranger to Babas and Nyonyas, coming from Perak, I am still fascinated ... continue reading »

fire dragon dance performance

For the first time in Malaysia, the fire dragon dance was performed, and it was a privilege for Ipohites to witness it live. Presented at Kinta River Walk by members of Ipoh Chinese ChinWoo Athletic Association (Ipoh Chin Woo), it was the highlight of the triple celebration of the 50th anniversary of City Motors Group ... continue reading »

love lock

This year's Chap Goh Mei (15th night of Spring Festival) falls on Feb 14, which is also Valentine's Day on the Gregorian calendar. Therefore, for romancing couples, this is a day of double celebration. Many couples also choose this day to tie the knot. Well, at least anniversaries are easier to remember. For Chap Goh Mei ... continue reading »

Mid-Autumn Festival Lantern Parade

Sep 18, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
mooncake festival Chinese tang lung

Mid-autumn festival, or Mooncake/Lantern festival, falls on Sept. 19th this year. In conjunction with this auspicious day, AEON Kinta City Shopping Centre organised a mega lantern competition and parade. The parade was opened to children of all races from four years old, who were accompanied by their parents. In this post, I am sharing photos of ... continue reading »

Karnival Moon Cake @ Ipoh

Sep 12, 2011 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Samsung ST600
mooncake festival Ipoh

Wow, what a night! The Chief Minister of Perak (Menteri Besar Perak Dato' Seri Dr. Zambry Abdul Kadir), Perak MCA Youth Chief cum Perak state executive councillor, Y.B. Dato' Dr. Mah Hang Soon, their spouses and other state leaders celebrated Mooncake Festival with the people last night. Karnival Moon Cake is actually a full-day state-level event, ... continue reading »

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival To You

Sep 22, 2010 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Samsung Galaxy S
lantern festival central market

Today is the 15th day of the eighth moon on the Chinese Lunar calendar which means it's Mid-Autumn Festival. Strangely, Malaysians know the day as "Mooncake Festival". As far as I know, there is no major event in Ipoh held to mark this occasion. Did you know that the moon is supposed to be the ... continue reading »

Mooncake Decoration @ Ipoh Parade

Sep 15, 2008 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - iPhone

I went to Ipoh Parade for a short while last evening. After walking the length of the building from one end to another, I was not feeling well anymore and went home. However, I still managed to shoot a few photos where the ceiling and stage in the concourse area were decorated with hanging mooncakes ... continue reading »

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