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  • Dunlop Street : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the entrance to Dunlop Street during Deepavali (the "Festival of Lights"). The street is decorated with streamers strung across pillars located on either side of the street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, drinks stall : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a stall selling drinks, at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.
  • Getai at East Coast Lagoon : performing [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows host Wang Lei (王雷) and veteran performer Qiu Wen (秋文) on stage, during a Hungry Ghost Festival getai performance held at East Coast Lagoon. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai, Hari Raya light-up : night view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows the decorations put up to welcome the Muslim festival of Hari Raya Aidilfitri (or Hari Raya Puasa). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, stall : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a stall selling traditional Malay costumes, as well as curtains, at a bazaar in Geylang Serai. The bazaar is held during the fasting month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, food stall : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a food stall at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. 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.
  • Getai at East Coast Lagoon : performing [5]

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows two ladies, one of whom is Cerlyn Chan (曾馨仪), performing on stage during a Hungry Ghost Festival getai performance held at East Coast Lagoon. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, clothing stall : general view [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a clothing stall selling traditional Malay costumes at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. 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.
  • 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.
  • Getai at East Coast Lagoon : performing [6]

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows host Wang Lei (王雷) on stage with Guo Min (郭敏), during a Hungry Ghost Festival getai performance held at East Coast Lagoon. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Getai at East Coast Lagoon : performing [4]

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows veteran performer Qiu Wen (秋文) on stage, during a Hungry Ghost Festival getai performance held at East Coast Lagoon. Seats at the front row are left empty for spirits to occupy, a common practice at getai performances. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, cookies and crackers stall : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a close-up of a cookies and crackers stall at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai, bazaar : aerial view

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows an aerial view of the bazaar in Geylang Serai, set up during the fasting month of Ramadan. It shows a view of a variety of stalls under tents, nestled amongst trees decorated with streams of lights. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Getai show live band at Bedok Reservoir Road : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the live band at a getai show, at Bedok Reservoir Road. Getai shows are usually held during the Hungry Ghost Festival. 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.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, clothing stall : general view [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a clothing stall selling traditional Malay costumes at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai, bazaar : night view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a night view of a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. A view of a stall selling bedding can be seen on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Getai performers at Bedok North Street 4 : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This photograph, taken during a 2009 getai show next to 85 Bedok North Street 4, shows the Master of Ceremonies (MC) Zhen Ni (珍妮) cracking jokes with her male guest artist. Getai shows are usually held during the Hungry Ghost Festival. Title devised by Library staff.