28 Jun '11, 3pm

More news. :) Young Singaporeans chronicle Singapore's old haunts - Channel NewsAsia: via @cnalatest

More news. :) Young Singaporeans chronicle Singapore's old haunts - Channel NewsAsia: via @cnalatest

SINGAPORE : Four young Singaporeans have launched online, a 10-part mini-series which chronicles Singapore's old haunts and sights. Calling themselves the RediscoverSG team, Derek Foo, Elizabeth Lee, Lim Song Lip and Jeremy Tan scoured the island to discover the places and faces they grew up with. An ageing baker that reflects on his life's work at a traditional bakery; revisiting an old-style playground that sits uncomfortably amidst new developments; and a glimpse behind the curtains of a Chinese Street Opera that has lost its old world glamour - these are some of the snippets of old Singapore that viewers will get to experience through the mini-series. 22-year-old Elizabeth Lee said the team wanted to be as authentic as possible. She said: "The lady in the Chinese Opera video - she's an old Chinese grandmother who speaks Cantonese. She's from Hong Kong. She speaks tradi...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews...

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