Chinese New Year at Tambak Bayan, Surabaya

Tambak Bayan, a small Chinatown in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, still celebrate their new year, known as Imlek. although separated more than 4.000 km from their acnhien country, China. Imlek is the time for family gathering and wishes for a good health and prosperity. They celebrate Imlek in earthy way. They hire a lion dance performance, well known as ‘Barongsay’. The Chinese believe these animals bring prosperity and push away the bad luck.

Deddy Hariyanto

2019

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