12 October 2011

友谊拜访北澳客家公会 Friendship Visit to Hakka Association of Northern Territory, Darwin

Our Executive Vice President Keith Yong was invited by the Hakka Association of Northern Territory to visit Darwin, and he embarked on the 3 days trip on 7 October 2011.

Immediate Past President Mr Tim Mu and his comrades including the newly elected President and Committee entertained and briefed Keith on the development of the NT Hakka Association.

Keith taken to dim sum lunch by Mr Tim Mu (in red striped shirt) and elders and advisors of  Hakka Association of Northern Territory, in Darwin, NT Australia

Keith Yong (in new HakkaWA T-Shirt on left) together with NT Hakkas & Thai Hakka (in yellow)

Keith entertained to dinner at Skycity in Darwin by the Committee of Management of the the  Hakka association of Northern Territory
Crocodile farm visited...more crocodiles than you can count...the famous NT crocs

Keith with a baby crocodile at the farm

Hakkas from Taiwan (left & centre seated), from Sydney, and other elders

Their Gathering with the buffet spread

Very well attended buffet dinner gathering

Mango produced at the plantation oened by a Hakka member there

Keith at the mango plantation

Boxes of mangoes ready to be transported to as far as Sydney and Melbourne

Harvesting at the mango farm

麒麟Unicorn dance is a traditional Hakka dance, and the NT Hakkas have maintained the Hakka culture there  so well

A Chinese temple maintained and managed by the Chinese community in NT

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