Vintage food moulds spanning the globe. Cooking utensils used by nyonyas. A collection of Southeast Asian blades such as the keris (an asymmetrical dagger). Three local collectors will be showcasing highlights from their "home museums" in this special interview series.
8 May • 11:00am • Gallery Theatre @ National Museum of Singapore
Come and join us as local photographer Bob Lee recounts his experience of capturing the day-to-day life of a nurse in this unprecedented times.
27 May • 08:00pm •
SHF2021 brings you a lost film called Body Puzzle directed by Laurence Ma Yuk-Fai. It stars actors from Singapore and Hong Kong. Brace yourself for a rather visceral and quirky movie!
29 - 30 May • 10:00am • MHC Courtyard
Discover the sights, sounds and flavours of the Baweanese, Minangkabau, Javanese, Bugis and Banjarese people.
Join Wong Ah Fook’s great-granddaughter Mrs Vivienne Tan as she reconnects with her roots by learning how to cook localised Toisan dishes from Mdm Chin Lai Yin, honorary chairperson of Singapore’s oldest locality clan association Ning Yeung Wui Kuan.
22 - 23 May • 02:30pm •
22 - 23 May • 03:00pm •
Want to know more about Dr. Sun Yat Sen's revolutionary activities in Southeast Asia? Come and join our guided trail! You will also get to experience a refreshing herbal tea tasting session to end off your trail.
20 May • 08:00pm •
Know your ginseng from your ginger, and your turmeric from your tamarind?
In this fun quiz night, put your knowledge of traditional healing practices to the test, and stand to win attractive prizes!
8 May • 10:00am • Jurong
Can you taste the difference between sun-fermented and chemically-produced soya sauce? Put your palate to the test at artisan brewery Nanyang Sauce!
3 - 30 May • 10:00am •
Enjoy a whimsical floral installation that seeks to celebrate the relationship between nature and Traditional Chinese Medicine!
30 May • 04:30pm •
Find out what traditional Javanese pre- and post-natal care entail and how you too can benefit from this age-old knowledge.
Away from the city lies a hidden gem of Singapore’s herb heritage: Uncle Tan’s Herb Garden. With the help of a dedicated team, Uncle Tan turned a plot of barren land into a lush field of local herbs that strives to preserve our precious herb heritage.
8 May • 10:30am •
Hands up if you are a foodie! As a nation we go through a lot of food each day. This online panel will examine our relationship with food as a resource-scarce island nation tackling challenges like climate change.
23 May • 02:00pm •
Locked in a cell and craving laksa and bubur cha cha, inmates of 1970s and 1980s Singapore got creative. Join us as we uncover some of their secret prison recipes!
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