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  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [4]

    Events · Economy · Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a troupe of lion dance performers, playing cymbals and drums, near the entrance at OCBC Centre. Next to them, on the floor, is a lion head. On the wall are two Chinese characters 'Hua Sha', literally translated as China Building. Below that is OCBC Centre, the building's...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [5]

    Events · Economy · Arts · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a troupe of lion dance performers, performing at the entrance of OCBC Centre. A troupe member is seen teasing one of two lions. Lion dance performances on auspicious occasions such as the launch of new buildings, is believed to bring good fortune and wealth. Physical dimensions of...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : close-up [7]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a member of the lion dance troupe presenting a sprig of lettuce used in the cai qing or literally "plucking the green", to Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan. Others attending the OCBC Centre inauguration look on. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Yeung Ching Primary School Sports, lion dance performance

    Events · Sports and Recreation · Education · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1964 photograph shows a lion dance performance during Yeung Ching Primary School's Sports Day. Students and other spectators can be seen on the various floors of the school building, watching the performance. Founded in 1906, the school has since been renamed as Yangzheng Primary School. Title devised by Library...
  • Three lions : close-up

    Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Shown in this slide is a close-up view of three lions in a lion dance performance, probably at a National Day Parade. The one on the right has colourful stripes. In the background is the City Hall which is decorated with coloured flags. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
  • A lion's head : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a close-up view of a lion's head used in lion dance performances. It is placed on a red paper with Chinese characters on them, written in gold. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.