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
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!
The Elements is an original flamenco dance theatre production created by Antonio Vargas. It centres on the five elements of the ancient Chinese philosophy- Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water. Blending Flamenco with Chinese poetry, musical soundscapes and dance aesthetics, the show will use the language of Flamenco to symbolize the meeting and encounter between the five elements and presents how each element mirrors the various facets of the human soul, emotions and the cycle of life.
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.
Aux Media Group and JP Live Pte Ltd are proud to announce The Platters, “The Golden Years Concert Tour” live in Singapore. In conjunction with Mother’s Day, The Platters will be performing a one-night only concert at Resorts World Convention Centre on 13 May 2017. Concert-goers will also be treated to major Platter hits such as, ‘Only You’, ‘Unchained Melody’, ‘The Great Pretender’, ‘Smoke Gets In Your Eyes’ and ‘The Magic Touch’ Do not miss this opportunity to witness The Platters Live!
Faber-Castell, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality products for writing, colouring and creative designs, is proud to present the inaugural ‘Faber-Castell Art Festival’. Held on a grand scale in a ‘castle’ setting and encompassing 4758 square feet of space, the festival will feature workshops by local art makers, Singapore-record breaking events, art exhibition and colouring competition. Free, individual workshop fees apply.
Ahoy Mateys!!!! Pirates are taking over SAFYC on 3 June and we have loads of fun in the sun, sand and sea for you. All are welcome!! Banana Boat - Jetski - Water Trampoline - Power Boat Rides - Keelboat Rides - Paddle Boats - Game Stalls - Flea Market - Food Stalls - Treasure Hunt - Fancy Dress Competition - Parent & Child Look-A-Like Contest..... And much more!!!!!! Early Birds will get a 10% discount with a minimum of $30 purchased (ends 15 May). Call 6758 3359 for more coupon sales!!!
Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) located at the Kent Ridge campus of the National University of Singapore, is proud to present Singapore’s first and only permanent natural history exhibition, showcasing centuries-old exhibits which includes South-east Asian specimens and near-complete fossils of three giant dinosaurs.
Belonging to a Singaporean collector, the private museum showcases an extensive collection of vintage toys, including rare and unique one-of-a-kind pieces from the mid-19th century to mid-20th Century.
The collection, one of the finest in the world and is valued at over S$5 million. More than half of the collection was found in Singapore and can be regarded as part of Singapore's heritage.