Chap Goh Meh marks the end of the 2-week Chinese New Year celebrations. Last night we attended the event at the Pahang Buddhist Association in Kuantan. Part 1 takes you around the gardens and the scenes before the event started. I was able to capture some lovely pictures in the golden evening sun. Check it out:
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A sneak peak through the caterpillar-devoured leaves, to the stage
With the sun starting to fade I captured this image of the trees in silhouette
In a gentle breeze, a maintenance man adjusted the lights
A small crowd, (those few of us who had arrived ahead of time) were serenaded by the sounds of the men playing the instruments and the lady in the red dress who sang a beautiful Chinese song at the top of her voice for a good 10-15 minutes.
We met there, one of my newest students, Amanda, at right, accompanied by her friend, at left
Look out for Chap Goh Meh (Part 2) tomorrow, when the sun went down and the Pahang Buddhist Association became one illuminated fantasy.