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Greeting the Lion


The ‘Laughing Buddha’ who is dressed in monk’s robes and a mask teases the lion with a fan made of banana-leaves which makes the lion jump around during the Chinese New Year celebrations.

Greeting the Lion


The ‘Laughing Buddha’ who is dressed in monk’s robes and a mask teases the lion with a fan made of banana-leaves which makes the lion jump around during the Chinese New Year celebrations.

comments (13)

superb colours here Les, like to see more of the scene
Les Auld: So would I Derek, unfortunately the rest consisted on men in day-glo jackets and many other photographers. Thanks for the comment.
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 24 Feb 2010, 07:19
Superb colours, indeed, Les. Lots of educational value here as well.
Les Auld: Certainly an opportunity to learn about others Ginnie, thanks for the comment.
A colourful spectacle Les
Les Auld: Full of noise and movement Bill, thanks for the comment.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 24 Feb 2010, 08:06
What an incredible & colourful sight Les
Les Auld: It was indeed Chris, thanks for the comment.
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 24 Feb 2010, 10:07
Good capture of colourful culture
Les Auld: Thanks Vintage, certainly was a colourful event.
  • Aussie
  • Australia
  • 24 Feb 2010, 10:54
New year celebrations wonderfully captured Les
Les Auld: Thanks Aussie, not an easy task at all.
They really go to town with these celebrations don't they.
Les Auld: They do indeed Brian, and thousands look on.
Great celebrations they have and so colourful, I would stand and watch as well.
Les Auld: It was an interesting day Linda, thanks for the comment.
what a wonderful and colorful celebration! nicely captured grin
Les Auld: Thanks you Charles, plenty of colour about that day.
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 24 Feb 2010, 17:07
Ah yes, Chinese New Year. Do all Liverpudlians have heads like the guy in the gold robe? smile
Les Auld: Only after a few beers Alan, thanks for the comment.
Beautiful colours in this Les..Lovely shot.
Les Auld: Thanks Ron, there was plenty of colour about that day.
Stunning colour, Les - nothing subtle about the Chinese colour sense, eh? smile
Les Auld: No subtlety at all Tom, thanks for the comment.
  • blackdog
  • United Kingdom
  • 24 Feb 2010, 22:23
A lion for the year of the Dragon - great colour Les.
Les Auld: Colourful indeed Mike, thanks for the comment.

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