HUNGRY GHOST 2015

Worshippers carries a paper-made statue of Chinese deity known as

Worshippers carries a paper-made statue of Chinese deity known as “Da Shi Ye” or “Guardian God of Ghosts” during the “hungry ghost” festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Chinese opera actress prepare themselves before performs at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Chinese opera actress prepare themselves before performs at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Chinese opera actress puts on makeup at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Chinese opera actress puts on makeup at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Chinese opera actress prepare themselves before performs at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Chinese opera actress prepare themselves before performs at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Chinese opera actress prepare themselves before performs at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Chinese opera actress prepare themselves before performs at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Chinese opera actress prepare themselves before performs at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Chinese opera actress prepare themselves before performs at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Chinese opera actress wait for his show began at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Chinese opera actress wait for his show began at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Chinese opera actress wait for her show began at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Chinese opera actress wait for her show began at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Chinese opera actress wait for his show began at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Chinese opera actress wait for his show began at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Chinese opera actress wait for their show began at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Chinese opera actress wait for their show began at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Chinese opera actor joked before their show began at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Chinese opera actor joked before their show began at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Chinese opera performance at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Chinese opera performance at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Chinese opera performance at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Chinese opera performance at a makeshift theater during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Ethnic Chinese devotees perform prayers during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Ethnic Chinese devotees throw ‘hell money’ before setting fire to a paper-made boat during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Ethnic Chinese devotees throw ‘hell money’ before setting fire to a paper-made boat during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Ethnic Chinese devotees throw ‘hell money’ before setting fire to a paper-made statue of Chinese deity ‘Da Shi Ye’ or Guardian God of Ghosts during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Ethnic Chinese devotees throw ‘hell money’ before setting fire to a paper-made statue of Chinese deity ‘Da Shi Ye’ or Guardian God of Ghosts during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Ethnic Chinese devotees throw ‘hell money’ before setting fire to a paper-made statue of Chinese deity ‘Da Shi Ye’ or Guardian God of Ghosts during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food,

Ethnic Chinese devotees throw ‘hell money’ before setting fire to a paper-made statue of Chinese deity ‘Da Shi Ye’ or Guardian God of Ghosts during the festive event of Hungry Ghost festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

Worshippers set fire to a paper-made statue of Chinese deity know as

Worshippers set fire to a paper-made statue of Chinese deity know as “Da Shi Ye” or “Guardian God of Ghosts” during the “hungry ghost” festival outside Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2015. During the month-long festival, Chinese people make offerings of food, “Hell money” and paper-made models of items such as televisions, servants and cars, incense, joss paper to be burnt to appease the wandering spirits as it is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and their dead ancestors would return to visit their relatives. photo adib rawi yahya

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