Daily Archives: July 8, 2013


BLOG – Hong Kong’s Weirdest Joss Paper Offerings 3

Each year, more outlandish and creative contemporary joss paper designs (or ‘zhizha’ in Putonghua) appear in shops… Offerings at the stores along Queen’s Road West in Sai Wan include a paper fido for the furnace…

As well as the ever popular Hell Bank Notes, paper credit cards and cheques, Hong Kongers can now purchase papier-mache clothes, houses, toiletries, gadgets and even viagra tablets, servantsĀ and shaving kits to burn in honour of their ancestors…

Long-gone family members can enjoy the conveniences of modern life in the afterlife, such as hifi systems and massage chairs…