Penang Poh Hock Seah CHNEAH HOAY Celebration Year 2018
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Poh Hock Seah CHNEAH HOAY Celebration Year 2018
1st to 3rd March 2018 (14th to 16th Day of the Lunar 1st Moon)
In observing the annual ‘Chneah Hoay’ ceremony, the Seah will be holding a three days celebration, 1st to 3rd March 2018, with the following programe:-
Pilgrimage to Hai Choo Soo Temple
Thursday, 1st March 2018(14th Day of Lunar 1st Moon)
11:00 a.m. : Gathering of Members at Poh Hock Seah
12:00 noon : Paying homage to Twa Peh Kong
1:00 p.m. : Lunch is served
2:00 p.m. : Start of Pilgrimage- Religious Ceremony- Ceremonial hand-over of ‘Chiew Lor’ (Hand held urn)
2:00 p.m. : Procession leaves Poh Hock Seah to Jalan Magazine and thence proceed by bus to Hai Choo Soo Temple, Tanjong Tokong.
“Chneah Hoay” Ceremony
Thursday, 1st March 2018 (14th Day of Lunar 1st Moon)
11:00 p.m. : Commencement of “Chneah Hoay” Ceremony
1. For purpose of identification, only Members with Membership card are permitted inside the Hai Choo Soo Temple during the “Chneah Hoay” Ceremony.
2. Those who are in deep mourning or have recently (two weeks prior to the celebration) been to Funeral Parlor or places of confinement are strictly to avoid being inside the Temple during this “Chneah Hoay” Ceremony.
“Cham Hneoh” & Return Journey
Friday, 2nd March 2018 (15th Day of Lunar 1st Moon)
5:00 a.m. : The “Hneoh Tnah” will leave Hai Choo Soo Temple for its traditional “Cheam Hneoh” visits to homes of Members and selected Chinese Temples within inner George Town.
8:00 p.m. : The float procession, starting from Seng Hong Beow Temple at Jalan C.Y. Choy will make its return journey back to POH HOCK SEAH.
Saturday, 3rd March 2018 (16th Day of Lunar 1st Moon)
4:00 p.m. : “Khoe Koon” Ceremony
“Chneah Hoay Peng Aun” Lantern
Lighting of “Chneah Hoay Peng Aun” Lantern from 14th March 2018 to 16th March 2018. (Corresponding to 29th day of 12th Moon of the Lunar Calendar until the 29th day of 1st Moon of the Lunar Calendar).
Members who are interested to light the lantern (RM50 each) please register with the Seah. Your members of family and friends are also welcomed to participate.
The Management Committee would like to appeal to members and well-wishers for donations to defray the expenses for this Celebration. We would like to thank you for your support given the past and we look forward to your generous support this year.
May you and your family be blessed with good health and good fortune.
‘KEONG HEE HUAT CHYE’