Taai Si Wong
Taai Si Wong, Hell's Policeman watches over the whole ceremony
Many years ago, several worshippers fell sick after attending the festival. Therefore, in this ceremony, Taai Si Wong is beaten by locals with bamboo poles.
The Passage to Hell
Taai Si Wong is speared and carried to the furnace.
Taai Si Wong is fed into the furnace, burnt and set back to hell until next year.
At the end of the ceremony, all of the deities are burnt in the furnace
Fire and Rain
Feeble attempts to cool the raging fire
Staunton Street Furnace
The Lantern Man
Taxi on Staunton
Offering to the Gods
Shopper and Furnace
3436Ahong konghungry ghost festivalhungryghostfestivalstauntonstreetfirefurnacehellpolicemanreligionfolkchinachineseasiaculturalunescocentral