and businesses provide barrels or cages for employees to burn paper:
But sometimes the rain comes and makes a big mess of the pretty arrangement...
Crazy!! We live in one of the most modern cities in the world, but sometimes it seems like ancient times....
And then on a whim we decided to attend an event at a museum. We took the MRT down to Chinatown and walked along the lantern-laden streets.
Here is a taste of the sound:
Look closely...the singer is wearing a costume covered
with fuzzy dice. Is she good luck? Kinda like bad karaoke...
THEN we reached out destination, the Red Dot Design Museum:
We heard there was a special event where vendors were selling their handmade items. I always look for places to share my mosaics, so we went to see what it was all about. We found lots of artists with lots of creativity. But, the coolest thing was the live portrait drawing contests! They put 4 people up on stools and let the participating artists create portraits in 20 minutes. Amazing!
The artists' fair:
The musicians and audience:
Next fair is October 11 - check out MAAD for more info.
Bye for now.