Hari Moyang Kaum Mah Meri,

12 March 2013

Orang Asli Festival, Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island.


Folks

KL and Klang

Breakfast
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Loc.: Happy Gardens, KL.Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
Thumb's up for the food
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Loc.: Happy Gardens, KL.Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
Four comfortably on a bike.
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Loc.: Telok Panglima Garang on way to Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng, from speeding car.


Kg. Sg. Bumbun,

Majus Mask Dancer Mr. ‘Daiman’ with his costume.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
Mr. ‘Daiman’ posing for photographs.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
Photographers crowd around Mr. ‘Daiman’.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
A jo’oh dancer with her terap bark dress, leaves skirt and woven leaves accessories.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
Outstansing woven leaves' hairpiece perfectly matches her terap bark dress.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
Two-coloured matching designed accessory of woven leaves hang elegantly from her shoulder to her leaves skirt.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
Happines reflected on her face.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
Mah Meri jo’oh dancers in traditional dresses, with their symbolic leaves woven mountain.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
Lighted by the early morning sun, conciously in their natural beauty, they allowed their photos taken.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
The mask dancer dressed as a pot-belly alpha-male starts the dance.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
The traditional percussion musical instruments provides the rhythm, music and tempo enhencing the atmosphere of the event.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
The wonderful jo’oh dance, with the symbolic mountain, and dancers.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
A second masked dancer joined in.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
At the altar, wonderfully scented rasins are burnt.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
A devotee at the altar.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
The pot-luck banquet table.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
Mah Meri children sit obediantly at the banquet hut and watched the activities around them.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
In another hut Mah Meri residents gather for blessings.
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Loc.: Kg. Sg. Bumbun, Carey Island. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
Inside Restoran Chong Yen.
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Loc.: Restoran Chong Yen, Carey Island Bantin Junction. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.
Tan, Lee and Pua at Restoran Chong Yen.
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Loc.: Restoran Chong Yen, Carey Island Bantin Junction. Date: 12 March 2013
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng.