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  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [3]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture
    The photograph shows the site of one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. Mounds of earth are seen in the foreground, with poles placed in them possibly as markers. Many funeral jars are placed on the ground behind the mounds of earth. The site is an...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [1]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture
    The photograph shows the site of one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. A simple tent propped up bamboo poles is seen in the middle of the picture. Several people, either standing or sitting, take shelter in the tent. The site is an undeveloped area, surrounded...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [5]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a scene at one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. Several men are seen on the site of the mass graves. Two men attired in muddied rubber gloves and boots, are in a hole dug out of the ground, working to unearth and...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [2]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a scene at one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. A man wearing rubber gloves and boots is squatting down, washing something in a metal basin containing muddied water. Next to the man on the ground is a mat where skulls and bones...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [4]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a scene at one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. A mat is placed on the ground with skulls and bones neatly placed together. A man wearing rubber gloves bent over a metal basin containing muddied water is partially seen, on the left...
  • Euchristic celebration at the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus Chapel, 1983

    This photograph shows the last Euchristic celebration held at the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus Chapel in Victoria Street on 5th November 1983. On the left foreground, are two seated priests dressed in ceremonial attire. In front of the priests, two ladies dressed in the same attire can be...
  • Hungry Ghost Festival, annual auction : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an annual auction at a Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival's banquet. Getai shows usually comprise of auctions where items such as Buddha statues, bottles of premium alcohol or symbolic and auspicious sculptures are auctioned off. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Getai performers at Chai Chee Lane : performing

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows musicians at a getai stage at Chai Chee Lane, organised by Lex Entertainment. The event was held during the Hungry Ghost Festival. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jalan Bukit Ho Swee, getai performance : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows crowds at a getai (歌台) performance at Jalan Bukit Ho Swee. A getai is usually a boisterous, lively, stage performance held during the Hungry Ghost Festival in Singapore and Malaysia. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Flower garlands : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Nature and Environment · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a row of hanging flower garlands, at a shop in Little India. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Flower garlands : close-up [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Nature and Environment · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a row of hanging flower garlands, at a shop in Little India. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival, Taoist altar : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Taoist altar that is set up for Hungry Ghost Festival held during the seventh month of the Chinese lunar calendar. The altar contains incense, images of Taoist Gods and prayer lamps. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Getai performance at Cassia Crescent : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a getai (歌台) performance at Cassia Crescent held during the Hungry Ghost Festival. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese sedans for Chinese religious rituals : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows three Chinese sedans (used for Chinese deities) which are displayed on tables in an outdoor tent. The sedans are used during Chinese religious rituals. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jalan Bukit Ho Swee, host and getai singer on stage : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows host Lin Ruping (林茹萍) and performer Emily Lai (赖慧如) on stage. Comprising of mainly singing performances, a getai (歌台) is usually held during the Hungry Ghost Festival and is meant for both spirits and people. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Nageswari Amman milk pot abishegam, banner : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up of a banner for the Sri Nageswari Amman milk pot abishegam event. The event will take place at Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple on 7 August 2009, 7.30pm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese Ghost Festival, puppet stage : aerial view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a puppet stage setup for the Chinese seventh month (Chinese Ghost Festival) celebration. This photograph was taken on the first day of the festival, at Sims Place. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese Ghost Festival, puppet stage : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a puppet stage setup for the Chinese seventh month (Chinese Ghost Festival) celebration. This photograph was taken on the first day of the festival, at Sims Place. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Joo Chiat Road, no. 252 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a corner shophouse located at no. 252 Joo Chiat Road. This is the premises of Chiang Pow Joss-paper Trading which sells Chinese paper offerings such as paper houses and joss paper. Joo Chiat is a residential conservation area in the eastern part of Singapore. Title devised...
  • Audiences at a getai performance at Bedok South Avenue 2 : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows the audience at a getai (歌台) performance at 37 Bedok South Avenue 2 held during the Hungry Ghost Festival. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Al-Ansar Mosque : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Al-Ansar Mosque, located at 155 Bedok North Avenue 1. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Flower garlands : close-up [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Nature and Environment · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a row of hanging flower garlands, at a shop in Little India. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese Ghost Festival, offering : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an offering of fruits and incense on the first day of the Chinese Ghost Festival. The festival is celebrated on the 15th night of the seventh lunar month (following the Chinese calendar). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Getai at Bedok North Street 3 : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a getai (歌台) performance at Bedok North Street 3 held during the Hungry Ghost Festival. Title devised by Library staff.