I attended the Thaipusam festival held on 17th January 2014 in the morning. It is a festival that is celebrated among the Hindus community here. It is an interesting, colorful and sometimes noisy event; whereby I saw many devotees carrying kavadi or in simpler form – just a pot of milk over their head.

Thaipusam is a public holiday in many states in Malaysia and hopefully Singapore will make it a public holiday as well; so that more people can join in and enjoy this colorful festival Here are some photos –

Tour bus stopping at the road to allow tourists to take some photos.
Some Chinese are also participating in this event.
So many ornaments attached on the back.
Devotee carrying Kevadi
Another devotee carrying kevadi
Thaipusam is a 2 day celebration.
Devotee carrying pots of milk

Devotee carrying pots of milk.
Devotee carrying colorful kevadi.