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Portraying perfection in every performance

WEARING a combination of heavy fuschia, black and white make-up, grandmaster and doyenne of Chinese opera Kam Sin Kiew motions her hand and perfects her posture, as she shines on stage to bring a character to life.

Portraying perfection in every performance

Wearing a combination of heavy fuschia, black and white make-up, grandmaster and doyenne of Chinese opera Kam Sin Kiew motions her hand and perfects her posture, as she shines on stage to bring a character to life.

Festive spirit reigns in Chinatown

PETALING Street took on a carnival-like atmosphere when two lion dance troupes made their way through the popular tourist spot to greet shop owners and visitors ahead of the Chinese New Year celebration.

Portrait of a Chinese opera lover

CLASSIC Teochew Opera stories came to life in Penang through the sterling performance of Tan Wei Tian — a relative veteran despite being only 15.

Working to preserve Chinese mother tongues and culture

Former award-winning radio deejay Chong Keat Aun is passionate about preserving Chinese dialects with his oral history documentation. But he knows he cannot do this alone.

Street fest helps curious crowd learn first-hand about the past

GEORGE Town Heritage Celebrations 2018 was all about acknowledging the past, appreciating the present and exploring the future.

High demand for Prosperity

GEORGE TOWN: It takes more than just a beard and a costume to play the God of Prosperity, whose “appearance” is in demand at events during the days leading up to Chinese New Year.

Opera and pop songs given a new twist at charity concert

THE blend of classical music with new singing arrangements held the audience spellbound during a charity concert in Penang.