Residents watch an opera performance at a makeshift theatre during the Hungry Ghost Festival in Hong Kong. Photo: AP

iPhones, LV bags and spirit servants - what you need to know about the Hungry Ghost Festival

The ‘Ghost Gate’ opens and restless spirits roam the world during the Yu Lan, or Hungry Ghost, Festival in the seventh month of the Chinese Calendar – operas are performed to console the ghosts

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Residents watch an opera performance at a makeshift theatre during the Hungry Ghost Festival in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
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