On the top of the main door of a village house reads 颖川 (yǐng chuān), to be read from right to left, traditional Chinese writing, which meant the people that are living in there carries the family name Chen or 陈. In Chinese this is called 堂號.
The dragon is made from straws from the padi (also known as Straw Dragon or 槄草龙). This Fire Dragon as part of its traditional temple event. The event starts with the temple members and devotees lighting the big joss sticks and stick them firmly onto the head, body and tail of the dragon. There was also the pearl ball which is also stuck with joss sticks.
Hi-lighted Green. Chinatown, Singapore 2019 photographed by KC Eng. Leica SL with Leica SL 50 f1.4
The back lanes of Chinatown are filled unique colors. In post war period, these back lanes were the warm bed for mobile hawkers selling local delicacies and small businesses like barbers, shoe smith etc.
After School. Students waiting for public bus. Singapore 2019. photographed by KC Eng. The Agsagoff Arab School was founded in 1912 by its founder and benefactor Syed Mohamed b Ahmed Alsagoff. The institution only enrolled boys for the first 3 decades of its existence