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  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Organisations · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a street view of the Chingay Parade of 1976. It captures the dragon dance troupe holding up their long dragon prop. Police officers can be spotted among the crowd. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings at a Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows an altar of deities and offerings for them as part of the Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street in 1974. A replica of Buddha in a glass case is also visible. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a street view of a Monkey God performance during the Chingay Parade in 1976. A lot of children and spectators on the road side and along the corridors of the HDB flats in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a large altar with burning joss sticks and candles, in celebration of the Hungry Ghost Festival at Queen Street in 1974. One worshipper is seen kneeling in front of the altar. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Organisations · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the tail end of a dragon dance troupe during the Chingay Parade of 1976 as the procession moves along the road. A traffic police officer on motorbike follows from the side. In the background are HDB flats. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a lady in traditional Chinese costume carrying two flower bouquets tied to the end of a pole which she carried on ther shoulder as part of the Chingay Parade of 1976. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings at a Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows the Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street in 1974. A group of children are standing in front of the altar looking at a small television. Other offerings include tubs of hair cream and skin cream. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dragon ornaments for Chinese New Year, 1976

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a man with a box of dragon ornaments for Chinese New Year, probably taken in 1976 which was the Year of the Dragon according to the Chinese zodiac. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mooncakes, mid-1970s

    Economy · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the different varieties of mooncakes stacked on a table for sale during the Mooncake or Mid-Autumn Festival. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a group of Chingay Parade participants of 1976 wearing traditional Chinese men and women costumes having a light moment as they walked down the road. A lot of spectators are watching the parade at the side and a lot more watching from the corridors of the HDB...
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a street view of the Chingay Parade of 1976, focusing on a group of stilt walkers in traditional Chinese costumes. A lot of spectators are watching from the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings at a Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows two pigs and a goat slaughtered as offerings during the Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street in 1974. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a street view of a Chingay Parade in 1976. It shows a group of women in coordinated attire marching on the road past HDB blocks. There are a few spectators along the road and more spectators can be seen along the corridors of the HDB flats in...
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a street view of a Chingay Parade in 1976, with a large dragon head as part of the float in the foreground. A number of spectators and a few policemen are at the road side. A lot more spectators can be seen along the corridors at the...
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a street view of a procession of women in traditional Chinese costumes participating in the Chingay Parade of 1976, with the first few at the front, each carrying two flower bouquets tied to the end of a pole which they carried on their shoulders and the rest...
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows the float procession of the Chingay Parade of 1976. It focuses on a float carrying animals of the Chinese zodiac, including dragon, horse and rooster. In the background are spectators watching from the road side. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows decorations and large candles to celebrate the Hungry Ghost Festival at Queen Street, taken in 1974. In the background is the altar. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a devotee burning joss paper on an altar with urns and joss sticks in an open field besides a road, in celebration of the Hungry Ghost Festival at Queen Street in 1974. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lantern stall at night market, mid-1970s

    Economy · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a stall selling colourful lanters in all shapes and sizes at a night market during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings at a Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a large multi-tiered altar of deities and offerings for them as part of the Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street in 1974. The offerings include oranges and a race course. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture · Arts
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a Chine opera float in the Chingay Parade of 1976. It captures the musicians and the heavily made-up actors. In the background are several spectators watching the procession from the corridor of their flats. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinatown stall selling snacks for Chinese New Year, 1976

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Chinatown stall selling snacks for Chinese New Year of 1976. Heaps of packets of pre-packed snacks, including peanuts, as well as boxes of dried snacks such as sunflower seeds are displayed outside the store. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ceremony at a Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a group of priests performing a ceremony during the Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street in 1974. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Altar at a Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1975

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a Chinese altar during the Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street in 1975. The spread on the altar table includes food offerings and joss sticks burners. Title devised by Library staff.