Happy year of the Dragon!

Dragon design from the Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple, Penang

Today marks the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, celebrated by many Chinese communities living in Southeast Asia and also known as Tet in Vietnam. It is now the year of the Dragon!

Dragon design from the Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple, Penang
Dragon design from the Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple, Penang

Happy new year!

Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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