1. What is Singapore Heritage Festival?
The Singapore Heritage Festival (SHF) is the National Heritage Board's annual signature outreach programme. A festival for the people, by the people, SHF is a fun and meaningful celebration of Singapore's shared heritage and culture. SHF also brings together different individuals and communities to co-create programmes for the festival, thus strengthening community ownership over our shared heritage.
SHF was launched in 2004, and is currently in its 17th year. Over the years, the festival has offered Singaporeans a platform to explore and discover lesser-known aspects of Singapore's heritage and culture through specially-curated exhibitions, heritage trails, open houses, and more.
2. About the National Heritage Board
The National Heritage Board (NHB) was formed on 1 August 1993. As the custodian of Singapore's heritage, NHB is responsible for telling the Singapore story, sharing the SIngaporean experience and imparting our Singapore spirit. NHB's mission is to preserve and celebrate the shared heritage of our diverse communities, for the purpose of education, nation-building and cultural understanding. It manages the national museums and heritage institutions, and sets policies relating to heritage sites, monuments and the national collection. Through the national collection, NHB curates heritage programmes and presents exhibitions to connect the past, present and future generations of Singaporeans. NHB is a statutory board under the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth.
3. How can I contact Singapore Heritage Festival?
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