西區天后誕神壇 celebrating sea goddess birthday

2013.5.3 | 山道 hill road

西區沒有天后廟。在天后誕前兩天,山道橋底建起臨時神壇,讓信眾致意求福。燈泡、錦旗、祭品、香爐,雖然是臨時且小小的空間,倒有一番民間文化慶典的景象。

there’s no tin hau (the sea goddess) temple in the western district. but this year two days before the birthday of tin hau, which is every 23rd day of the third month on the lunar calendar, a temporary scaffolding-altar was built under the hill road flyover. even though the space is small, the light, colours, offering gifts, the burning incense, and the buzz of residents paying tribute added some festive atmosphere and bonding to the hood.

2may13 hill rd

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