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Yang Di Pertuan Negara's Tours

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Malay Artist

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Fire Relief

  • Ministry of Culture Fonds


  • 1961

    Record Date

  • 1961

    Broadcast/Release Date

  • 00:12:09

    Recorded Duration

  • English

    Recording Language

  • 1982000309

    Accession No.

  • Audiovisual


  • U-Matic


  • Access permitted

    Conditions Governing Access

  • Use and reproduction require written permission from depositing agency/donor

    Conditions Governing Reproduction

  • Synopsis :

    1. Yang di-Pertuan Negara, Yusof bin Ishak, touring Bukit Timah, accompanied by Assemblyman for Bukit Timah, Yaacob bin Mohamed; entertainment by various cultural groups; display of silat and lion dance; visits to main centres of each ward; schools; new community centre in West Coast Road; and Changi Community Centre.

    2. Malay artist Mohd Yusof bin Samsudin; home in Jalan Salwi; family cutting and preparing the straws in strips; Yusof working on the main design; and pictures of typical Malay scenes being completed.

    3. Street scenes with Bukit Ho Swee fire in the background; aftermath of Bukit Ho Swee fire disaster; four schools in the area being used as temporary shelter; aid to victims; victims search for remains amidst debris; victims washing clothes and taking baths at temporary shelters; victims moving into new homes in various government estates - Kallang, Tiong Bahru and Queenstown. (May 1961)

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