This database contains a collection of Mandarin terms which have cultural, historical or sentimental value unique to Singapore. These terms may be used by Singaporeans in the past or at present. Some of the terms are read in print while others are used in our everyday conversations.
An open-air concert held during the Hungry Ghost Festival, which falls on the seventh month of the lunar calendar. It features performances by singers and music bands, with humorous banter from the emcees in between performances. It is a very popular art form among local folks.
Photo courtesy of Dr. Kaori Fushiki.
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dà bó gōng
yè guāng lóng
duō yuán zhǒng zú
wŭ jiăo jī