|Pai Ti Kong Festival 2017|
|Written by Administrator II|
|Tuesday, 24 January 2017 10:54|
Date: 4 February
Venue: Jade Emperor God's Temple ( Ti Kong Tua), Bukit bendera
The 9th day of Chinese New Year, also known as Ti Kong Seh in Hokkien (Jade Emperor God's birthday) is celebrated on a grand scale by the Hokkien clan to commemorate their forefathers escape in ancient China. This day is also the first day of Hokkien New Year. At the stroke of midnight, prayers are performed with much gaiety with offerings of food, fruits, liquor and sugarcane stalks to the Jade Emperor God.