Chinese New Year Celebration

 Adib Rawi Yahya / theSunShirley Lee, 55, ( in the middle) with her daugthers Hema Nair (left), 16 and Divya Nair (right), 24  welcomes the year of Monkey at the ground floor of Nu Sentrall. Shirley Lee, a Chinese  is married to an Indian  Rama Krishnan Nair for 30 years.  They are blessed with three children - Nalina, Divya and Hema. Shirley says :" I am Buddhist and my husband is Hindu.  I visit his temple and he visits my temple. I accept his culture and he accepts my culture. We have raised our daugthers with open mind to respect everyone whatever their race is."

 Amirul Syafiq Mohd Din / theSunCustomer choose traditional Chinese decorations for the upcoming  Chinese New Year in Kuala Lumpur.  

 Amirul Syafiq Mohd Din / theSun ~  Lion dance group performed a dance act for public viewing at the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur today to show some of the traditional dances of the original heritage of the Chinese community, which will mimic the movements of the dancers in lion costumes lion with every Chinese New Year celebrations.

Amirul Syafiq Mohd Din / theSun ~ Lion dance group performed a dance act for public viewing at the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur today to show some of the traditional dances of the original heritage of the Chinese community, which will mimic the movements of the dancers in lion costumes lion with every Chinese New Year celebrations. 

 Asyraf Rasid / theSun ~ Lion dance troupe performs at Thean Hou Tample in conjunction of  Lunar New Year celebrations.  

Asyraf Rasid / theSun ~ A worker makes a final check on lanterns for Chinese New Year celebrations which will be celebrated on 8 February 2015 at Thean Hou Tample in Kuala Lumpur. 

 Ashraf Shamsul / theSunA worker make a final preparation  during Sports Toto Chainese New Year Ang Pow Donation Camping 2016 at Kuala Lumpur. 

 Shahrill Basri / theSun ~ A worker makes a final check on lanterns for Chinese New Year celebrations which will be celebrated on 8 February 2015 at Thean Hou Tample in Kuala Lumpur.

Shahrill Basri / theSun ~ A man praying ahead of   Chinese New Year celebration at Thean Hou Temple.

Shahrill Basri / theSun ~ A giant lantern was seen at Suria KLCC park in conjunction Chinese New Year.

 Zulfadhli Zaki / theSun ~ Malaysians of ethnic Chinese enjoying the light moment underneath lanterns at Temple in Kuala Lumpur ahead of Chinese New Year Celebrations. 

 Zulfadhli Zaki / theSun ~ Malaysians of ethnic Chinese enjoying the light moment underneath lanterns at Temple in Kuala Lumpur ahead of Chinese New Year Celebrations. 

Zulfadhli Zaki / theSun ~ Malaysians of ethnic Chinese enjoying the light moment underneath lanterns at Temple in Kuala Lumpur ahead of Chinese New Year Celebrations.