On 11 Feb 2007, it could well be the last performance by Kim Eng Teochew Opera at Defu Lane. Being the oldest Teochew Opera in Singapore, it has seen it great days. With the current trend of less people speaking Teochew, a southern Chinese dialect, there are less people watching the opera.
Kim Eng performing at the Qi Tian Gong celebration at Tiong Bahru
The members of the opera may resurface with a smaller puppet troupe.