Discovering Chinatown

The Chinatown Intern Video Series

The Chinatown Intern (Episode 1) – The story behind Chinatown "牛车水"

Why is Chinatown in Singapore called 牛车水 (Niú chē shuǐ) instead of 唐人街 (Táng rén jiē)? Join Chinatown Heritage Centre's intern, Kreistel, as she goes on a journey of discovery and uncovers the story behind Chinatown's name.

The Chinatown Intern: Episode 2 - The Story of the Jade Rabbit

Why is there a rabbit with Chang'e on the moon? Join Kreistel on her journey of discovery about the legends of the Mid-Autumn Festival and hear the story of the Jade Rabbit.

Create your very own lantern inspired by the legendary Jade Rabbit! Watch Kreistel as she makes her version remodelled after the traditional cellophane lantern to celebrate the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival.