Hundreds gather at Mumbai's Kwan Kung temple as musical parade, dragon dance mark Chinese New Year [Photos]

A musical parade, prayer meet and youngsters dressed as dragons ushered in the Chinese new year celebrations at the Chinese temple in Mumbai's Mazgaon.

FP Staff February 16, 2018 20:55:33 IST
A musical parade, prayer meet and youngsters dressed as dragons ushered in the Chinese new year celebrations at the Kwan Kung temple in Mumbai's Mazgaon. Firstpost/Tony George
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A musical parade, prayer meet and youngsters dressed as dragons ushered in the Chinese new year celebrations at the Kwan Kung temple in Mumbai's Mazgaon. Firstpost/Tony George
Hundreds of people gathered at the temple on Thursday. They burned incense and prayed to the warrior god Kwan Kung. Firstpost/Sonali Jain
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Hundreds of people gathered at the temple on Thursday. They burned incense and prayed to the warrior god Kwan Kung. Firstpost/Sonali Jain
A group of youngsters also performed the traditional dragon dance after the prayer. Performed on every New Year's eve, it is said to bring luck and prosperity for the community. Firstpost/Tony George
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A group of youngsters also performed the traditional dragon dance after the prayer. Performed on every New Year's eve, it is said to bring luck and prosperity for the community. Firstpost/Tony George