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Cinema Reclaimed: Temptations of Travel - Film Locations

As part of their Cinema Reclaimed season for Heritagefest, which is themed around travel and tourism in films made in Singapore, researchers and writers Ben Slater and Toh Hun Ping have put together a map of key locations from the films from their film selection.

Community Association Series: Who Are We?

Who Are We? is a hosted series that follows our host on a journey to find out how different ethnic groups preserve their traditions as she attempts to make sense of her cultural identity in modern day Singapore. In each episode, the host learns about the challenges in keeping such cultural practices alive as she picks up a traditional skill from the craftsmen who fight toe and nail to keep them alive.

The Local Tree Project - A Visit To Our Local Sawmills With Roger&Sons

7 May • 10:00am • Sungei Kadut

7 May • 11:00am • Sungei Kadut

7 May • 01:00pm • Sungei Kadut

7 May • 02:00pm • Sungei Kadut

Discover what goes on behind the scenes of how local timber is turned from trees felled from urban development in Singapore at our sawmills.

For Gold, Glory and God

7, 14, 21 May • 11:00am • Eurasian Heritage Gallery

In this guided tour of the Eurasian Heritage Gallery, discover the travels of early European immigrants, their contributions to the spice trade in Singapore, and the intermarriages that led to the birth of the Eurasian community as we know it today. End your day on a sweet note with teatime at Quentin’s Eurasian Restaurant, where you’ll be served a slice of traditional sugee cake – a nutty cake made from semolina and almonds and topped with marzipan or icing.

A Hokkien Heritage and Cultural Tour

7 May • 10:30am • Chinatown & Telok Ayer

7 May • 02:00pm • Chinatown & Telok Ayer

Understand the history of Singapore Hokkiens through a Chinatown guided tour.

Hokkien History

14 May • 10:30am

Join our talk to understand more about the history of Hokkien language, its cultural relation to Singapore.

Kami dari Pulau (We are from the Pulau)

15, 22 May • 01:30pm • West Coast Park

Held at West Coast Park, this guided tour will be hosted by Firdaus Sani, an Orang Pulau/Laut descendant to bring light to lesser-known stories from the community and its traditions, accompanied by a little afternoon snack.

Makanan Kami, Cerita Kami (Our Food, Our Story)

15, 22 May • 07:00pm • The Black Sampan (New Bridge Road)

Hosted by Firdaus Sani, the founder of Orang Laut SG and Orang Pulau/Laut descendant, this intimate session is an introduction to the rich cuisine and lesser-known stories of the ex-islanders who used to live on Pulau Semakau.

Singapore’s Natural History in 3 Plants

7, 14, 21 May • 09:30am • Fort Canning Park & National Museum of Singapore

7, 14, 21 May • 10:30am • Fort Canning Park & National Museum of Singapore

7, 14, 21 May • 02:30pm • Fort Canning Park & National Museum of Singapore

Explore the history of three cash crops in Singapore through a garden tour at Fort Canning, and take part in a workshop to learn sustainable ways of living to help preserve Singapore’s natural heritage.

MasterCraft: Conversations and Woodworking Workshops with Roger&Sons

7 May • 10:00am • King George's Avenue

7 May • 11:30am • King George's Avenue

7 May • 02:00pm • King George's Avenue

7 May • 03:30pm • King George's Avenue

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of conversations about The Local Tree Project and woodworking workshops! Sharing the process behind the craft of turning local wood into products and furniture in Singapore, you will also produce your very own pair of wooden chopsticks and pencils through our workshop experience!