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[caption id="attachment_8887" align="aligncenter" width="800" caption="Hokkien New Year eve (Bai Tian Gong) at Chris's place"][/caption] Today, the 9th day of Chinese New Year is also the significant day to all Hokkien. It is the Hokkien New Year and yesterday the eve celebration known to the Hokkien as 'Bai Tian Gong' (in Chinese, 拜天宫) was held in many places of Malaysia. Although I am not a Hokkien, I still share the joy and celebrate the festive and last night I was invited to Chris Baba's place for the celebration. Copy-and-paste the story behind the festive from the Bai Tian Gong's post published two years back: During...

[caption id="attachment_8860" align="aligncenter" width="800" caption="Happy Chinese New Year to all! (1Malaysia prosperity dragon at the entrance of Jonker Street)"][/caption] Happy Chinese New Year! 新年快乐! Sharing the shots captured for the past two days in Melaka, places like Dutch Square, Jonker Street, Jalan Hang Kasturi (also known as Tofu Street), Jalan Kampung Pantai and Melaka Raya. During the outing, I also tried to photograph the dragons in town as we are entering the year of dragon in two days time. Thanks to all friends for your visits and comments here to make juesatta a better site. Hope that we will fill you always with...

http://vimeo.com/35240752 Before we release the second part of "Our town Malaqa" video, Fred, Kenn and I made a short film of pre Chinese New Year's (CNY) atmosphere in Melaka. While we were filming for the first video about our lovely hometown last month, it came to our mind that to do a Chinese New Year's video as well, to share the many moments of CNY happiness with our fellow friends and family. This video features decoration of Chinese New Year in the streets of Melaka town, shopping mood in Dahtaran Pahlawan, lion dance championship in Mahkota Parade, and invited some locals and foreigners...

[caption id="attachment_8741" align="aligncenter" width="800" caption="message of spring"][/caption] Congratulation to our town Melaka, being among the 45 'must-visit' places in year 2012, as listed by The New York Times! "With its lantern-lighted canals and silent, narrow streets lined with decades-old ornate temples and shop houses, few places in Southeast Asia conjure romantic images of the past as effectively as Malacca, Malaysia’s oldest city. A former Portuguese, Dutch and British colony, this Unesco World Heritage site is now attracting record numbers of tourists lured by its unusual architecture and cuisine, which reflect centuries of foreign influences. More than seven million visitors are expected in 2011,...

[caption id="attachment_8678" align="aligncenter" width="800" caption="Meng-Hong donating blood on the first day of new year 2012 at Jonker Street"][/caption] St. John Ambulance Malaysia is a Malaysian-based, non-profit statutory body dedicated to the works of humanity and charity for the relief of persons in sickness, distress, suffering or danger without any distinction of race, class, colour or creed. Last Sunday which was also the first day of new year, a blood donation drive held by St. John's Ambulance Malaysia of Melaka state and co-organized by Sin Chew Daily press took place in the Jonker Street Melaka. When Meng-Hong and I went during the evening, many...