Chap Goh Mei Lanterns

April 28, 2011 § Leave a comment

Chinese try to skying the lantern during Chap Goh Mei Celebration in Kuala Lumpur February 17, 2011. Chap Goh Mei is derived from the Hokkien dialect when translated simply means the 15th night of Chinese New Year. Chap Goh Mei is also known as the Chinese Valentine’s Day, another significant purpose for this day besides being tagged as the last day of celebrations.

Chinese try to skying the lantern during Chap Goh Mei Celebration in Kuala Lumpur February 17, 2011. Chap Goh Mei is derived from the Hokkien dialect when translated simply means the 15th night of Chinese New Year. Chap Goh Mei is also known as the Chinese Valentine’s Day, another significant purpose for this day besides being tagged as the last day of celebrations.

Lanterns hung in front of the Tenaga Nasional electric supplier building during Chap Goh Mei Celebration in Kuala Lumpur February 17, 2011. Chap Goh Mei is derived from the Hokkien dialect when translated simply means the 15th night of Chinese New Year. Chap Goh Mei is also known as the Chinese Valentine’s Day, another significant purpose for this day besides being tagged as the last day of celebrations.

Photo by Adi Safri

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