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Dudjom New Treasure Buddhist Society

Dudjom New Treasure Buddhist Society is organising Dharma activities during Chinese New Year. To celebrate Chinese New Year, a buffet lunch is also served on Feb 9th at 1pm. All Dharma brothers and sisters are welcome to join in the celebration. 29 Jan 14 (年二十九) 8.30pm - Mahakala Puja (玛哈嘎拉护法仪轨) 30 Jan 14 (年三十晚) 8.30pm - Four ... continue reading »

Chap Goh Mei Ipoh Perak

The 2012 Perak state-level Chap Goh Mei (the "fifteenth night" in Hokkien dialect) celebration was the largest ever held in the state. Thousands of people, mainly Chinese, converged at Kwan Yin Tong, a Goddess of Mercy limestone cave temple along Jalan Gopeng, Ipoh, to celebrate the festival, known as the Chinese Valentine's Day. The celebration, ... continue reading »

Northern Writers

I have known about Northern Writers for a long time though never found time for it. Fortunately, a function took me to that part of Ipoh on Saturday so I decided to drop by. I was late, but luckily, they started late too. This was the grand finale, the final event to celebrate arts in ... continue reading »

Greentree Residences, Ipoh

Mar 7, 2011 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Samsung ST600, Properties
Greentree Residences

Greentree Residences, along Jalan Raja Nazrin Shah (formerly Gopeng Road) is a new luxury residential development in Ipoh. I read about this 3-storey link villa with individual lifts in the papers awhile ago so of course, the busybody me must go and have a look. Viewing show houses is my hobby, if you don't know ... continue reading »

love is in the air

Chap Goh Meh or "the fifteenth night" in Hokkien dialect is also known as "Chinese Valentine's Day". If you thought that Valentine's Day has become way too commercialized for you, perhaps you should start observing Chap Goh Meh instead; i.e. if you're Chinese. I was quite taken by surprise that celebrating Chap Goh Meh at Kwan ... continue reading »

Ipoh 1950s

I visited the 1Malaysia Perak Lost Heritage, an exhibition co-organised by the Kinta Heritage Group and Perak State Government, a couple of days ago but my weekend is so packed, I didn't have time to write about it. Maybe I just love horses more than heritage? In any case, this is the first ever living ... continue reading »

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