Joss paper face masks on sale for hungry ghosts
Masking up is mandatory in Singapore, even if you’re a spirit visiting your descendants during the seventh month — also known as the Hungry Ghost Festival.
Which is why this shop in Tampines is selling paper face masks for those who’d like to burn them as offerings to the dead.
And yes, in case you were wondering, the words on the packaging really does say they’re meant for your ancestors.
While the Hungry Ghost Festival starts today, here’s to wondering if the spirits are currently stuck on a 14-day stay-home notice.