27 Mar '12, 3am

Oh and Lan Fang Chronicles was really interesting, go watch it!

Singapore, you think. No, but the Lan Fang Republic certainly has similarities in geographical size, type of government rule and diligent citizens. The Lan Fang Republic began in 1777 with Luo Fang Bo. Luo was a Hakka Chinese who united his group of hardworking gold miner comrades in West Borneo to establish the Lan Fang Republic. Democracy was the way to go, he decided. The Republic thrived for 107 years, under the rule of 10 presidents, until the Dutch marched along and disintegrated it in 1884. It all sounds simple enough, but is it really? Artist Choy Ka Fai delved further, and started his journey back in time to Mandor, the ancient capital of the Lan Fang Republic. There, a temple paying tribute to Luo, his tomb and an exhausted goldmine greeted him. A trip to Mei Xian, China, Luo’s birthplace, uncovered a memorial hall honouring Luo and Luo’s last descendent. In the ...

Full article: http://www.singaporeartsfest.com/event/lan-fang-chronicle...

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