25 Jun '17, 12pm

Families are big on Hari Raya gatherings

Families are big on Hari Raya gatherings

SINGAPORE - With more of his relatives starting their own families over the years, it is no simple feat getting everyone together on special occasions, in entrepreneur Imis Iskandar's family. But on Sunday (June 25), around 40 members of the family - spanning four generations - turned up at the five-room flat in Tampines where Mr Imis' aunt lives. She is the fourth of eight siblings. With their parents, uncles and aunts seated on couches and chairs, it was an emotional scene as Mr Imis, 34, and his cousins, some with infants in tow, asked for forgiveness from their elders. "It's always difficult to get everyone together at the same time - that's a big bonus," said Mr Imis. "There's a lot of coordination work to be done, the day before." Get The Straits Times newsletters in your inbox Sign Up The gathering this year was bigger than usual with his father's cousins present, h...

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