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Malaysia's Thean Hou Temple puts up red lanterns for upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year


Some 6,000 red lanterns are lit up at the iconic Thean Hou Temple in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year that falls on Feb. 1 this year.

Red lanterns set for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year are seen at Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan. 22, 2022. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Red lanterns set for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year are seen at Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan. 22, 2022. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Red lanterns set for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year are seen at Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan. 22, 2022. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

A man takes photos of the red lanterns at Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan. 22, 2022. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

People pose for photos next to the red lanterns at Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan. 22, 2022. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

People pose for photos under the red lanterns at Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan. 22, 2022. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Red lanterns set for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year are seen at Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan. 22, 2022. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Red lanterns set for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year are seen at Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan. 22, 2022. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

Published : January 24, 2022

By : Xinhua