Do you like my Chinese New Year theme? It is actually Maple Leaf theme where I created the background with Chinese New Year images like dancing lion, mandarin oranges and ‘Ang Pows’ or red packets of money. Chinese New Year is a big festivity here for the Chinese diaspora. Price of vegetables and consumables will [...]
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I am now back from Hatyai over Chinese New Year of the Bunny. The photo above was taken with my 2 younger sisters during a stop in Changloong to change our ringgit to Thai Baht. The conversion rate is supposed to be better here but we have compared to the rate in Penang road and [...]
Chap Goh Meh represents the fifteenth and final day of the Lunar New Year period as celebrated by Chinese communities. The term is from the Hokkien dialect and refers to the fifteenth day of the first month, which is the occasion of the first full moon of the New Year. The occasion is marked by [...]
This is my last post for chinese new year decorations, though the new year was over recently. As I still have several photos in my computer, I have chosen this to be displayed. The kois or Japanese carps are supposed to bring luck when you rear them. The oranges signify prosperity and you bring oranges [...]
The picture above shows Kek Lok Si Temple in Air Itam abuzz with lights during the Chinese New Year. Though it is not as clear compare to using an SLR camera on tripod, still it was a sight to behold in this place located on a hill lock. It is near the Air Itam dam [...]
Cherry blossoms are synonymous with Chinese New Year 2007. With Valentine’s Day and the Chinese ‘Qing Ren Jie’ falling within the Chinese New Year period, the luscious green of bamboo and the auspicious red of cherry blossoms symbolise new beginnings and growth for couples. The cherry blossom (sakura) is also Japan’s unofficial national flower. It [...]
Today is Chap Goh Meh, the last day of Chinese New Year which lasted 15 days since 18th February till today. So I better put up the Chinese New Year theme of lanterns before the close of the day which will be heralded with loud bangs of fire crackers. The lanterns shown here are among [...]
The picture above was taken at a friend’s house and her kitchen was so attractive with plenty of decoration including a large hamper (partially shown here) that I could not resist taking a snap shot of this beauty. Lanterns and new year cards are hung aplenty with the auspiciuos red to herald good fortune and [...]
I was in Gurney Plaza food court on Friday and took this photo above of the lantern and new year decorations that caught my eyes. Also, as it is still the season of celebration and I got 3 new ang pows yesterday from my mother’s side of relatives, I am taking the liberty to put [...]
As it is still Chinese New Year that lasts for 15 days, I would like to continue and take this opportunity to wish my fellow Chinese readers more prosperity and good luck this piggy year.
May the year of the Piggy fill your piggy banks and fill your year with good success!
Above is a Chinese New Year lantern that most Chinese homes will display and hang on their homes for good luck and prosperity and to drive away negative elements. My neighbour has put up 2 in their house and I took the liberty to find this picture from istockphoto to display it here. lol. This [...]
Above is the photo which will be put up shortly of the red packets or ‘ang pows’ that I got this year. Though they are not many, but it is in keeping the tradition and I get money just for staying single. Well, I would like to get married and give out ang pows really [...]