• The Hungry Ghost Festival | Hong Kong

    4 days ago - By The Travel Photographer

    Scroll down on the right...or click The Hungry Ghost Festival .
    Following my earlier post on the Hungry Ghost festival in Hong Kong, I am now publishing my own gallery of the festival...with an interesting explanation as to the reason for street Chinese Operas starting and ending their performances with a sacred baby wooden doll.
    It is one of the most popular rituals for the street operas, and is called the rite of "The Heavenly Consort Presents a Child" where the Heavenly Consort in the person of a made-up and costumed actress, who descends from the stage, bearing her "child", Hai Ji...
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