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Chinese New Year in Kuala Kurau


One of the most important festivals for Chinese people world wide is the Chinese New Year. It is usually celebrated in February. In 2007, I was a guest in Kuala Kurau, where most of the people are Hokkiens. Kuala Kurau is a little fishermen village just south of Penang.

As the majority of the village is Chinese the whole village is in a state of celebration. even the Malays and Indians come and have a look.

Hokkien Chinese New year in Kuala Kurau 
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Special dishes are prepared to bring good luck in the new year.

Hokkien Chinese New year in Kuala Kurau 
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The palm leaves have a special meaning to the Hokkiens.

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