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A Photographic Journey with the Chinese in Early Singapore
Community histories unfold in this series that traces Singapore’s social past with help from the archives.
This visual journey begins with three old photographs: of a Chinese street opera performance; the Great World Amusement Park; and a book rental stall in the 1960s. Together, they explore the cultural experiences shared by Chinese Singaporeans in the first half of the 20th century. Yung will also discuss the performance of Chinese revues in amusement parks and pay a special tribute to the late Bai Yan.
Thursday, 14 November 2019
7.00 pm – 8.00 pm
Level 3, Oldham Theatre
National Archives of Singapore
1 Canning Rise, Singapore 179868
Yung Sai Shing is an Associate Professor with the Department of Chinese Studies at National University of Singapore.
No food and drinks allowed during the programme.
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