A getai ( 歌台) is a live stage performance held during the Chinese Lunar 7th month period or commonly known as the Chinese Ghost Festival. The performances are meant for the spirits and also the living during the Chinese Lunar seventh month. Traditional Getai performances used to be puppet shows or Chinese opera. Modern getai have evolved to include live stage singing supported by laser and big LED screens.
The photos taken of getai mainly focus on the performance and the flamboyant costumes of the performers. The photos taken seek to explore various aspect of the getai, looking not only at costumes, but also at the traditional getai, the back stage setup, the audience, and modern getai performance.