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2020

Growing Up In Kampong Tampines: A Photo Essay of Mr Samat Sulaiman

Growing Up In Kampong Tampines: A Photo Essay of Mr Samat Sulaiman

Through a personal account of Mr Samat Sulaiman, former resident of Kampong Tampines (now the currently Pasir Ris Drive 3 and 8) this photo-essay takes a peek at his life growing up in a simple attap hut, how this fisherman family survived on their catch and answers what kampong spirit means to the villagers of Kampong Tampines.

Growing Up with Briyani: Geylang Briyani Through Three Generations

Growing Up with Briyani: Geylang Briyani Through Three Generations

Established in 1964, Geylang Briyani Stall serves authentic chicken and mutton briyani at the iconic Geylang Serai market. Started by Mr Hamid, this stall spans over three generations and is now run by his grandson, 31-year-old Hannan, who has chosen to continue the family business over a career in mechatronics. Hear their stories as they share their experiences of running and maintaining this business legacy and just what makes their briyani so well-loved by locals. Participate in a quiz at the end of the video and the first 40 viewers with all correct answers will get to taste this delicacy* right at home!

Hainanese Delights with Chuan Ji Bakery

Hainanese Delights with Chuan Ji Bakery

Get a peek into how the iconic Hainanese salt-and-pepper biscuits are made in this sharing session.

Hello Kallang! Mini Series

Hello Kallang! Mini Series

There are so many things named after Kallang - but do you know the origins of its name? Discover Kallang through this 3-part mini-series to look at different facets of the area’s development. You will also get to see the former Police Coast Guard HQ at 5 Stadium Lane in a new light – through the eyes of a Police Coast Guard retiree and discover landmarks that powered the whole nation!

Hello Pasir Ris! Mini Series

Hello Pasir Ris! Mini Series

Explore Pasir Ris through the eyes of Carlyn Law, an artist, nature lover and former journalist who has lived in Pasir Ris for almost three decades. Learn about what life was like during kampong days, discover the story behind the area’s key landmark, the fishing pond that was once a popular holiday resort, and find out more about the community kitchen garden in Pasir Ris.

Hello Tanjong Pagar! Mini Series

Hello Tanjong Pagar! Mini Series

Discover the multi-layered history of the precinct of Tanjong Pagar - where so much of Singapore's urban (re)development took place over the centuries. Join us as we explore how the ports in the area shaped the settlements in this district and the variety of communities that came to live, work, and play here. Not forgetting the former St Andrew's Mission Hospital at 5 Kadayanallur Street - where many women and children received much needed medical support in the early 20th century - and how one of Singapore's earliest examples of modernist architecture still stands relevant today.

Heritage in Your Hands

Heritage in Your Hands

Would you like to play a part in shaping Singapore’s longest-running Heritage Festival? This year, you get a chance to do so!

Join us to find out what kind of festival goer you are and discover new possible ways to explore the lesser-known yet timeless stories of Singapore! At the same time, learn more about how students from the SMU Arts and Culture Management Programme responded to a call to develop proposals on how to feature overlooked local narratives in meaningful yet delightful formats, and vote for your favourite proposal.

Be inspired, get to know the motivations and tastes of youths today, and shape what heritage means in Singapore.

Home, and Away by the Asian Civilisations Museum

Home, and Away by the Asian Civilisations Museum

Discover stories of people who crossed borders and relocated from one home to another in a photo-essay by an artist, and objects from the ACM galleries. Have a story of your own to tell? Share with us on Instagram at @acm_sg and #HomeandAwayACM.

Dates: 19 June - 5 July

IHC Celebrates: Masala Thosai Recipe Video by the Tamil Community

IHC Celebrates: Masala Thosai Recipe Video by the Tamil Community

Masala thosai is a rice pancake originating from South India and made from fermented batter. Typically masala thosai is sold at food stalls and restaurants. If you are wondering how to cook one of the most popular Indian delicacies at home, we've got you covered! Watch Chef Albert Rayan and his mum teach you how to prepare this delicious recipe and you can pair this dish with a whole range of curries and chutneys.

Download Recipe: bit.ly/ihcmasalathosai

IHC Celebrates: Mee Siam Biryani Recipe Video by the Indian Muslim Community

IHC Celebrates: Mee Siam Biryani Recipe Video by the Indian Muslim Community

Did someone say mee siam biryani? Get a taste of Indian Muslim food heritage with a very special recipe shared by this cool mother and daughter duo! Mee siam biryani is a unique home-made dish prepared in a similar way to dum biryani, but the rice is replaced with noodles.

Download the recipe here: bit.ly/meesiambiryani