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  • 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.
  • Altar for Chinese religious rituals : general view [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an altar that has been set up in an outdoor tent for Chinese religious rituals. Different idols representing different gods as well as offerings are placed on the dominantly yellow four-level altar. There are four huge dark-faced idols, two on each side of the altar, with...
  • Hungry Ghost Festival, Taoist ritual : general view [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a Taoist ritual performed in front of an altar, set up for the Hungry Ghost Festival. The altar contains incense, images of Taoist Gods and prayer lamps. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival, Taoist ritual : general view [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a Taoist ritual performed in front of an altar, set up for the Hungry Ghost Festival. The altar contains incense, images of Taoist Gods and prayer lamps. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Joss paper burning container : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a metal container for the burning of joss paper, located in front of 32 Chai Chee Road. Joss paper burning is a traditional Chinese religious practice. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cassia Crescent, seventh month dinner : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a tent built for the seventh month auction dinner, on an open field in Cassia Crescent. Diners seated on red plastic chairs can be seen inside the tent. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Joo Chiat Road, no. 252 : close-up

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a close-up view of a corner shophouse located at 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. Title devised by Library staff.