Hungry Ghost festivities back after 2-year hiatus but muted by inflation, Covid-19 wave

The number of getai and opera performances has not returned to pre-Covid-19 levels even with pandemic restrictions eased. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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SINGAPORE - Hungry Ghost Festival celebrations will be back in full swing this month after a two-year break, but the loud and spirited live auctions and stage performances will be muted by the current Covid-19 wave and rising inflation.

The number of getai and opera performances has not returned to pre-Covid-19 levels even with pandemic restrictions eased, organisers said.

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