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Cultural Decorations Gone Wrong

Simon Soon, Senior Lecturer in Art History, Universiti Malaya

17-Jan-22 17:00

Cultural Decorations Gone Wrong

At Suria KLCC, a Chinese New Year pagoda-like decoration has drawn criticism for its resemblance to a ‘Qing-ming’ prayer paraphernalia. We look at the responses and discuss the significance of decorations as a cultural touchstone for religious and festive seasons.

Image Source: Malaysia Shopping Mall Facebook Page

Produced by: Adeline Choong, Lee Chwi Lynn

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn


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