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  • Audience at lion dance performance in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows spectators at a lion dance performance in Chinatown, taken between 1974 and 1976. They include audience watching from the windows on the upper storey of a shophouse and more spectators on the ground floor. Two members of the lion dance troupe are in orange t-shirts. Title devised...
  • Lion dance lorry, mid-1970s

    Organisations · Arts
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a group of lion dance performers on top of a decorated lorry together with their props, taken between 1974 and 1976. Each of them is wearing a T-Shirt with the words "Gold Leaf". Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lion dance, 1974

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a lion dance performance on stage, taken in 1974. Three Caucasian spectators are seen enjoying the dance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lion dance troupe in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Organisations · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street view of a lion dance troupe passing by a row of shophouses in Chinatown carrying their gear, taken between 1974 and 1976. A few boys can be seen joining their procession. Spectators can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lion dance lorry on Thomson Road

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a lion dance troupe on a lorry travelling along Thomson Road with two-storey houses on one side of the road and some spectators on the other side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Unveiling of the lion at the Carlsberg Island Wide Lunar New Year road show : general view

    Economy · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the unveiling of the lion before the beginning of the lion dance performance at the Carlsberg Island Wide Lunar New Year road show that was held at Redhill Lane block 85. There are also people standing behind barricades who are watching the unveiling of the lion....
  • Carlsberg Island Wide Lunar New Year road show, lion dance : general view [1]

    Economy · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the lion dance performers during their performance at the Carlsberg Island Wide Lunar New Year road show that was held at block 85, Redhill Lane. There are also people standing behind barricades who are watching the performance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Carlsberg Island wide Lunar New Year road show, lion dance : general view [3]

    Economy · Personalities · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the lion dance performers in a lion dance costume performing on wooden stilts at the Carlsberg Island Wide Lunar New Year road show that was held at block 85, Redhill Lane. There are people in the background watching the lion dance performance. Title devised by Library...
  • Carlsberg Island wide Lunar New Year road show, lion dance musicians : general view

    Economy · Personalities · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows three of the musicians accompanying the lion dance performance at the Carlsberg 2010 Chinese New Year Island Wide Show. The show was held at block 85, Redhill Lane. The photograph also shows two of the musicians with cymbals and the third on the drum. Title devised...
  • Carlsberg Island wide Lunar New Year road show, lion dance : general view [2]

    Economy · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the lion dance performers in a lion costume performing on wooden stilts at the Carlsberg Island Wide Lunar New Year road show that was held at block 85, Redhill Lane. There are people in the background watching the lion dance performance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [98]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service for Jurong Town. Two Chinese gentlemen are standing beside a lion used for lion dancing, their hands clasped in a handshake. Policemen in uniform are behind them....
  • Lion dance at Alliance Radio Service

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Arts · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a photograph of a lion dance troop performing in front of Alliance Radio Service at East Coast Road. A man is seen giving offerings to the lion. The shop's name is written in both Chinese 协联电器商 and English. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lion dance at Tai Keou School, 1960s : performing

    Heritage and Culture · Education
    This is a photograph of a lion dance, performed on writing desks at Tai Keou School (now Da Qiao Primary School). The school originated in 1936 as a Chinese-medium public school to serve the education needs of the community. It was founded by members of a Hakka clan. Donated by...
  • 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...
  • National Day Parade, 1969 : general view [29]

    Events
    This photograph shows the National Day Parade in 1969 held at the Padang. Seven lions face the spectators performing a lion dance. The National Day Parade is held every year in commemoration of Singapore's independence. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Title devised by...
  • National Day Parade, 1969 : general view [27]

    Events
    This photograph shows the National Day Parade in 1969 held at the Padang. Several lions are performing a lion dance. In the background can be seen groups who have completed their performances or are awaiting their turn. The National Day Parade is held every year in commemoration of Singapore's independence....
  • 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.
  • Chingay Parade at Marine Parade, 1978 : performing

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Events
    This is a 1978 photograph of a lion dance performance during a Chingay Parade at Marine Parade housing estate. Chingay is a street parade held yearly in Singapore as part of the Chinese New Year celebrations, usually on the first Saturday following Chinese New Year. Photograph donated by Wan Fook...
  • 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...
  • National Day Parade, 1969 : general view [30]

    Events
    This photograph shows the National Day Parade in 1969 held at the Padang. Several lions are grouped together in a lion dance performance. The National Day Parade is held every year in commemoration of Singapore's independence. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Title devised...
  • 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.