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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Dunlop Street : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the entrance to Dunlop Street during Deepavali (the "Festival of Lights"). The street is decorated with streamers strung across pillars located on either side of the street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, drinks stall : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a stall selling drinks, at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.
  • Getai at East Coast Lagoon : performing [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows host Wang Lei (王雷) and veteran performer Qiu Wen (秋文) on stage, during a Hungry Ghost Festival getai performance held at East Coast Lagoon. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai, Hari Raya light-up : night view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows the decorations put up to welcome the Muslim festival of Hari Raya Aidilfitri (or Hari Raya Puasa). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, stall : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a stall selling traditional Malay costumes, as well as curtains, at a bazaar in Geylang Serai. The bazaar is held during the fasting month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, food stall : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a food stall at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. 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.
  • Getai at East Coast Lagoon : performing [5]

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows two ladies, one of whom is Cerlyn Chan (曾馨仪), performing on stage during a Hungry Ghost Festival getai performance held at East Coast Lagoon. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, clothing stall : general view [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a clothing stall selling traditional Malay costumes at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. 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.
  • 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.