The DIY Man For Chinese New Year

Well, this week is the final stage of CNY cleaning and decorating. While sis and mom was struggling with their little confectionery, I am working tirelessly on the ladder – doing some wiring for the lanterns and toasting myself in the hot sun doing some paintjob.

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Sugarcaned Closing

For the Hokkiens, yesterday was the last day of the Chinese New year celebration although the actual period was 15 days for other Chinese clans. The 9th day celebration was known to the Hokkiens as ‘Bai Tian Gong’ (拜天公) which literally means ‘praying the Heaven God’.

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