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Last day of Nine Emperor Gods Festival

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Last day of Nine Emperor Gods festival, © Asyraf Rasid

21/10/2015 Klang Malaysia Asyraf Rasid

Ethnic Malaysian-Chinese devotees burning the joss paper during the ritual of the annual Nine Emperor Gods Festival. During the nine-day Taoist celebration, beginning on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, the Nine Emperor Gods Festival welcomes the emperor gods that live in the stars under the reign of Thien Hou or the Queen of Heaven who brings good fortune, longevity and good health. ( Asyraf Rasid )

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Asyraf Rasid was born in Klang, Malaysia. He is photographer based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He received a degree in Photography majoring in Photojournalism at a local University before beginning as a freelance photographer and now he worked as a staff photographer for The Sun Daily Kuala Lumpur.He has covered a range of stories of Malaysian festivals and events. He interested in photojournalism and documentary photography.

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