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  • Chinese opera in Hokkien, 1974 : performing

    Organisations · Arts · Personalities · Heritage and Culture
    This is a 1973 photograph of actors of a Chinese wayang, wearing heavy make-up and costumes, performing on stage at Tanjong Pagar. Street wayangs (wayang is Malay for "theatre") may be performed in Cantonese, Hokkien or Teochew. Such cultural performances help to ensure the survival of Chinese opera as a...