Several life-sized murals, which express the romance of “places and moments… that blend sights, sounds, smell and tastes”, have captured the imagination of those who have travelled to heritage neighbourhoods such as Kampong Glam and Tiong Bahru. These were designed and painted by Yip Yew Chong, an accountant who completed his first public mural in August 2015. Hear from Yew Chong as he discusses his hopes of documenting Singapore’s history and heritage through his murals, the behind-the-scenes
Lotus on Water will be presenting 'The Symphony of Prosperity and Elegance' - the first Feng Shui themed art exhibition which has been thoughtfully curated to bring joy and auspiciousness to the audience. The man behind this art world original exhibition is Master Yun Long Zi, 云龙子大师.
Most of the Bishan housing estate sits on what used to be Peck San Theng, a Cantonese cemetery, and Kampong San Teng, a village. Join Lee Kok Leong – a passionate museum volunteer and curator of Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital Heritage Gallery and Kwong Wai Siew Peck San Theng Heritage Centre – as he shares the story of Bishan’s transformation over the years, beginning with the history of the cemetery and the communities which resided in the village.
Spend your afternoon with Chef Willin, who will share the inspirations behind his dishes, and how he seeks to save Singapore's hawker heritage through the dishes he lovingly creates. Participants can also look forward to savouring some of Chef Willin's dishes. Enjoy a special discount if you come with your friend/ child/ parent or grandparent. Or make it a Saturday date with your mother or grandmother, for an early Mother's Day celebration!
Charmaine Leung, the author of an upcoming publication, 17A Keong Saik Road, shares her experiences growing up in a shophouse on Keong Saik Road in the 1970s when it was a red-light district. Featuring stories about the area and its people, 17A Keong Saik Road interweaves past and present narratives with the author’s personal journey of hope and reconciliation.
A Requiem is a prayer for rest – traditionally for the deceased. However, Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living forms a narrative just as much for the living, and their own struggle with pain and sorrow, as for the dead. The program also includes music by Howard Goodall and John Rutter. This May, join The Joy Chorale as we explore themes surrounding peace, love and harmony!