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Tribute to the Gods in the Temple

Tribute to the Gods in the Temple We, Bertrand Linet and myself, had the rare opportunity of shooting at the Tanjung Bungah Taoists’ Temple, Penang. We were the only two photographers around using DSLRs. 22 more words

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Chinese legends reenacted

Chinese legends reenacted
Two extreme scenarios were seen here – marriage taking place and below the strict father throwing a strand of white cloth to the daughter to do the noble thing after her pre-marital sex with her lover ie hang herself. 377 more words

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The Dance

The Dance is from the Teochew Wayang or Opera which I photographed at the Tanjung Bungah Taoist Temple’s Celebrations ( next to the Tanjung Bungah Wet Market ) recently in 2014. 235 more words

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More Hokkien Wayang from my photo archives

More Hokkien Wayang from my photo archives

Chinese opera (simplified Chinese: 戏曲; traditional Chinese: 戲曲; pinyin: xìqǔ; Jyutping: hei3kuk1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: hì-khek) is a popular form of drama and musical theatre in China with roots going back to the early periods in China. 181 more words

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Largest Wayang or Chinese Opera Photo-Blog in Malaysia ?

Yes, I have a back-log of a few thousands of photographs captured during the Hungry Ghosts Festival and the Mid-Autumn Festival in and around Penang. I had not uploaded these photos due to various reasons like near capacity of my WordPress paid quota of hard disk space, slow internet, my desktop problems, and sometimes laziness thrown in due to the editing of these photos. 21 more words

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