Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple has announced a major downscaling of this year’s Lunar New Year festivities. Photo: Winson Wong Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple has announced a major downscaling of this year’s Lunar New Year festivities. Photo: Winson Wong
Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple has announced a major downscaling of this year’s Lunar New Year festivities. Photo: Winson Wong

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple cancels Lunar New Year inaugural incense burning for first time in 99-year history

  • In its centenary year, Taoist temple introduces raft of anti-contagion measures, including getting rid of the ritualistic dash to burn the first incense
  • Drawing of divination sticks on February 13 at Sha Tin’s Che Kung Temple closed to the public, also due to the pandemic

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple has announced a major downscaling of this year’s Lunar New Year festivities. Photo: Winson Wong Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple has announced a major downscaling of this year’s Lunar New Year festivities. Photo: Winson Wong
Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple has announced a major downscaling of this year’s Lunar New Year festivities. Photo: Winson Wong
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