Sunday, June 22, 2008

Preparing for yewkeng

On Saturday, 21 Jun 08, Jin Dong Fu prepared for its first night yewkeng. It was to be a trip to seven of its devotees' homes.

From 2pm or so, preparations were already underway. The lion and dragon dances arrived. So, were the special Tek-Kor (Bamboo Percussions used to accompany Tua Ya Pek - Da Ye Bo). There was also the Kong-Kuan (Drum, Cymbal and Gong troupe).

Tua Ya Pek led the contingent in the yewkeng (procession). The yewkeng started at about 4.30pm and came back at about 11pm.

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Jin Mian Da Ren unveiled

On the an-tua (consecration) night of the tentage on 17 Jun 08 at Cassia Crescent, the four sworn brothers (ong-yahs) of Kim Min Dai Lin (Jin Mian Da Ren) was unveiled. Two sets of the four statues of the four Deities were placed on the altar.

On this evening, Jin Mian Da Ren came consecrate the four statues of Jin Mian Da Ren and the three other sworn brothers. Then, he returned and the second Brother came to "an" the tentage.