The Chinese Lunar Year starts on the 8 of Feb for 2016. The beginning of the Fire Monkey year.
On the eve of the Chinese New Year after their reunion dinner with family members, many Chinese will go to the temple to give thanks and pray for a better year.
Devotee pray for indication of the year blessing using a bamboo container will many thin bamboo stick. The first stick that jump out of the bamboo holder when it is shaken will correspond with a number the relate to a piece of paper that will give guidance to you.
Devotees trying to push the huge piece of wood to sound the copper bell
People will buy the huge josh sticks decorated with dragon and write their name on a piece of paper before lighting it up, which will burns for hours.
Some people will buy these coil incense and temple helper will string them up and hang it on the ceiling. The red piece of paper is written with the name of the person or the family members.