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Monday, February 06, 2006

Chinese New Year celebrations

Chinese New Year celebration was celebrated in full swing at Trafalgar Square – there were processions, fireworks, lion dances, and Shaolin Kung fu and dance performances throughout the day. It was said that over 200,000 people attended the celebrations; the biggest outside China.

The dragon and the lion, side by side.

The Chinese God of Wealth (“Tsai Shen Yeh”) making his appearance in London, creating waves of excitement amongst the kids. Touching the "Tsai Shen" is said to bring multitudes of wealth. Being slow in the uptake KL missed his chance as the Chinese God disappeared in a puff of smoke.

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