#RedDotStories: The Secret Life of Jimmy Boy

#RedDotStories: The Secret Life of Jimmy Boy

Posted by on Sep 16, 2018 in Campaigns | No Comments

Former secret society headman, Toh Ah Ba, once led a group of over 20 members under his charge. He shares anecdotes and stories of a bygone era, and the lessons learnt from his past.

A Transition in Time

A Transition in Time

Posted by on Sep 9, 2018 in Campaigns | No Comments

Amy Tashiana, 51, a former transgender model who carved out a successful career in the industry, shared with us her journey of self-discovery and experience in the modelling business. It was ironic that Amy asked to meet in Bugis, a former haven for transgenders between the 1950s and ’80s. Though many of them walked the […]

A Chip Off the Old Block

A Chip Off the Old Block

Posted by on Sep 2, 2018 in Campaigns | No Comments

In the midst of a workshop of freshly engraved tombstones and ornate urns on display, we were greeted by Mr Darren Tan and his father, Mr Johnny Tan, who have been involved in the funerary business for almost 50 years. Together, they share with us their company’s humble beginnings and what the future holds for […]

From Stage Actress to Scholar

From Stage Actress to Scholar

Posted by on Aug 26, 2018 in Campaigns | No Comments

Although Margaret Chan carved a name for herself as a stage and television actress in her younger days, she understood the harsh reality of show business: as she aged, roles for older women would be increasingly hard to come by. Hence she turned to academia, through which she believes she can continue to contribute to […]

Catching the Moment, One Frame at a Time

Catching the Moment, One Frame at a Time

Posted by on Aug 17, 2018 in Campaigns | No Comments

We caught up with the mind behind Lao Diam (Hokkien for “old shops”), a photo series shot by professional photographer Nicky Loh, 35, in a bid to recapture and preserve the old-world charm of Commonwealth, the estate that he grew up in. These shops aren’t just a place of business, but meeting points filled with […]

#RedDotStories: The Passionate Hokkien Opera Artiste

#RedDotStories: The Passionate Hokkien Opera Artiste

Posted by on Aug 12, 2018 in Campaigns | No Comments

Mdm Tan Cai Hong started learning Hokkien opera at the age of 15 and is now a veteran artiste with over 40 years of experience. She shares her passion for performing and the challenges of this dying form of art that seems to fade more into oblivion with each passing year.

Staging for the Next Generation

Staging for the Next Generation

Posted by on Aug 5, 2018 in Campaigns | No Comments

When Aaron Tan founded Lex(s) Entertainment at the age of 25, he became the youngest getai organiser in Singapore. Aiming to rejuvenate the aging getai scene and tradition, Aaron works tirelessly to manage performers to provide extraordinary getai experiences for audiences today. In the past, the word getai (歌台; live stage performance) would probably conjure […]

Berth of Success

Berth of Success

Posted by on Jul 30, 2018 in Campaigns | No Comments

As the early morning breeze swept gently through the trees surrounding the pavilion atop Kent Ridge Park, it formed the perfect setting for the reunion of two old friends, Anthony Ranasinghe, 67, and James Goh, 68. The location was also apt as it overlooked the Pasir Panjang Terminal, where these pioneer officers from Port of […]

#RedDotStories: Trailer 1

#RedDotStories: Trailer 1

Posted by on Jul 29, 2018 in Campaigns | No Comments

Embark on a journey into the lives of our people as they reminisce about yesteryear and reveal their dreams of tomorrow. Visit www.iremember.sg to learn more about their stories.

#RedDotStories: The Last Snake Charmer

#RedDotStories: The Last Snake Charmer

Posted by on Jul 23, 2018 in Campaigns | No Comments

Like his grandfather and father before him, Yusof Ular is a veteran snake charmer whose performances draws gasps and cheers from excited crowds – except that he is the last of his profession in Singapore. He shares about his experience and how he started in this trade at the tender age of six.