Hello My Chinatown! Memories of Yesteryears! Q&A with Artist Yip Yew Chong

Hello My Chinatown! Memories of Yesteryears! Q&A with Artist Yip Yew Chong

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Free

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Smith Street (My Community Festival Concierge)

Smith Street

Singapore, 058935

Singapore

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Join Yip Yew Chong as he candidly chats about his memories of yesteryear, and how they often find their way onto the walls he paints.

About this event

Many of Yip Yew Chong's intricate art works along Smith Street tell intimate stories of the bygone days at Chinatown in the 1970s and 1980s. These artworks are representations of Yip's and many Singaporeans' childhood memories and evoke a sense of warmth and nostalgia.

Join Yip Yew Chong as he candidly chats about his memories of yesteryear, and how they often find their way onto the walls he paints. Mr Yip will also share some tips on how you can get started in this fun and creative art form!

Programme Details

  • Language: English
  • Programme Date(s) and Time(s):
    • Sunday, 21 August 2022: 1200-1245
  • Meeting and Ending Point:
    • Entrance of Smith Street (My Community Festival concierge)
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the event for registration. Our facilitators will be wearing our event t-shirt.
  • Parking is not available at the premises. The nearest parking is at Chinatown Complex
  • Venue is not wheelchair accessible.
  • The event will proceed rain or shine.

Who should come?

  • Participants must be fully vaccinated.

What to bring?

  • Participants should bring along an umbrella and a bottle of water.
  • Asthmatic individuals are encouraged to bring their inhaler.

Disclaimer

  • All ticket sales are final. There will be no refund if you wish to cancel your tickets.
  • By agreeing to participate in the event, participants are responsible for any injury, loss or damage due to the negligence on his/her part or of the children under his/her charge.
  • Participants must abide by the house rules set out by the host. Facilitators will brief participants at the start of the programme.
  • Videos and photographs may also be taken during the event. By registering for this event, you give My Community full rights to use the photos for marketing and publicity.

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