Getting into the act

Primary 5 pupils from River Valley Primary School watching the Monkey God and other characters, played by schoolmates (from far left) Cayden Cheong, Chua Huiting and Sherwin Leow, in a Chinese opera. The event, to help pupils from selected schools le
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Primary 5 pupils from River Valley Primary School watching the Monkey God and other characters, played by schoolmates (from far left) Cayden Cheong, Chua Huiting and Sherwin Leow, in a Chinese opera. The event, to help pupils from selected schools learn more about Chinese culture, was held yesterday at the Chinese Opera Tea House in Smith Street. It was organised by the Chinese Theatre Circle, ahead of the upcoming Year of the Monkey.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 19, 2016, with the headline 'Getting into the act'. Print Edition | Subscribe