7th Month Festival (Hungry Ghost)
22 August 2021
11:00 - 12:15
Chinatown Visitor Centre, 2 Banda Street, Singapore 059962
Chinatown MRT Station
Sharing session on 7th Month Festival observation in Singapore! Unravel tales of folk beliefs, family traditions, symbolism and rituals of the 7th Month Hungry Ghost Festival (中元节) culture.
The 15th lunar day, which is the day of hungry ghost falls on 22nd August this year. The tradition is followed by Buddhists and Taoists that used to be observed in a commemorative way. Over the years it has evolved into a celebration with Getai (歌台) of stage and virtual song performances that can be seen today.
Be informed on fascinating facts you never knew about prayer rituals that is practiced and more. Join us for a day where we look back on tradition, culture, and celebrate at Chinatown.
*Please note we will seek everyone to cooperate with precautionary measures and procedures.