Growing Up in Chinatown with Victor Yue

Grab a kopi and reminisce our five-footway adventures with long-time Chinatown resident and heritage enthusiast Victor Yue as he provides a heartfelt glimpse into what life was like living in Chinatown.

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05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 August 2023, 9 am

This stunning exhibition captures Chinatown’s evolving landscapes and lifestyles through the lenses of hawkers, residents and shopkeepers over the past five decades. From the humble origins of street hawkers to the pinnacle of Michelin-winning acclaim, embark on a visual odyssey that radiates Chinatown’s history, culture and spirit.