The ninth day is called Tiān Gōng Dàn, 天公诞, or the birthday of the Jade Emperor. There will be grand ceremonies in Taoist temples on this day, and ordinary families also offer sacrifices to the Jade Emperor.
In Singapore, the 2 temples to visit today are Thian Hock Keng Temple– Telok Ayer street, and Loyang Tua Pek Kong – 20 Loyang Way. Sugar canes, symbol of succes and sweetness, are mandatory for the celebrations.
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