It’s the first day of the ninth Chinese lunar month today, which means it is once again, time to celebrate the Nine Emperor Gods Festival.
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Today, I would like to share with you some shots from my recent visit to Tow Boh Keong in Ipoh, Perak, to pay homage to the Nine Emperor Gods. Unfortunately, … Read More
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Although the Nine Emperor Gods (Chinese: Jiu Wang Ye. Hokkien: Kau Ong Yah) Festival started on Friday last week (first day of the ninth moon of the Chinese Lunar Calendar), … Read More