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Hong Kong Digital Vision: Yue Laan Festival :: Photoblog in Hong Kong


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Sunday, August 21, 2005

Yue Laan Festival

Event: Yuen Laan Festival 盂蘭節 (also called Hungry Ghost Festival, Yuen Lan Festival)
Date: 18 August, 2005 (Lunar: 14th of the 7th month)
Location: Tsing Yi

In the seventh Lunar month, the gate of the underworld will open ...

More info here.



.. the spirits of the dead are free to roam the earth...

They like to eat Incense...








burnt paper

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2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

嘩! 7月14去照相唔.....心情如何呢?有冇........hehe ^-^!

ruby

Thu Aug 25, 06:58:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger Aaron X said...

Can you tell me more about this festival, the oranges, the candles, the incense, the rice, the underworld and the symbolism involved?

Wed Sep 21, 05:42:00 AM GMT+8  

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