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Taken from Nostalgic Singapore - Chinatown 1970s

Taken from Nostalgic Singapore - Chinatown 1970s

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The Moon Cake Festival is coming soon, just after the Seventh Month.  This Chinatown provision shop (it has other goods for sale) has a small collection of colorful lanterns specially put up for sale during the Moon Cake Festival.  The popular lantern models on display are replicas of Chinese lanterns and the fish.  1960

The Moon Cake Festival is coming soon, just after the Seventh Month. This Chinatown provision shop (it has other goods for sale) has a small collection of colorful lanterns specially put up for sale during the Moon Cake Festival. The popular lantern models on display are replicas of Chinese lanterns and the fish. 1960

Chinatown - 1969. Photo by Bruce Thomas.

Chinatown - 1969. Photo by Bruce Thomas.

CHINATOWN MARKET 1962

CHINATOWN MARKET 1962

Fashion Gourmet: Chinatown Singapore

Fashion Gourmet: Chinatown Singapore

Pasar malams (night markets) in the 1960s and 1970s.

Pasar malams (night markets) in the 1960s and 1970s.

Interestingly, firecrackers were started as a custom to drive away bad luck and evil spirits. Chinese New Year Celebrations are held over 15 days, but there are many variations, depending on the dialect and ethnic sub group. The Chinese traditionally used light, noise and the color red to drive away evil influences during the New Year. Therefore, the appearance of red decorations, firecrackers and lights during this period still exist today. In Chinatown, festive stalls are set up in the…

Interestingly, firecrackers were started as a custom to drive away bad luck and evil spirits. Chinese New Year Celebrations are held over 15 days, but there are many variations, depending on the dialect and ethnic sub group. The Chinese traditionally used light, noise and the color red to drive away evil influences during the New Year. Therefore, the appearance of red decorations, firecrackers and lights during this period still exist today. In Chinatown, festive stalls are set up in the…

Ah Sum Che STANDING AT FIVE-FOOTWAY IN CHINATOWN. 1962

Ah Sum Che STANDING AT FIVE-FOOTWAY IN CHINATOWN. 1962

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