Practices Food

[Cancelled] Nusantara Community Booths

by Malay Heritage Centre
29 - 30 May • 10:00am • MHC Courtyard

Discover the sights, sounds and flavours of the Baweanese, Minangkabau, Javanese, Bugis and Banjarese people.

Due to tightened safe management measures, this programme has been cancelled.

The Malay community in Singapore is a diverse and vibrant one with their own unique traditions, material culture, language and cuisine. Come down to the Malay Heritage Centre and discover the sights, sounds and flavours of the Baweanese, Minangkabau, Javanese, Bugis and Banjarese people. Treat yourself to the exquisite material culture such as batik, songket and other textiles, and get acquainted with how these communities treat common ailments with homemade remedies. We will also have some food demos just for you!

About Heritage Weekend @ MHC
For this year’s SHF, discover the richness and benefits of Malay cuisine and traditional Malay health practices. Drop in and ask our community partners about their food culture, learn about jamu and post-natal care or sign up for our food trail with Khir Johari and sample the wonderful flavours of Kampong Gelam.

Malay Heritage Centre

The Malay Heritage Centre (MHC) is housed in the former Istana Kampong Gelam, which was gazetted as a National Monument in 2015. The centre showcases the history, culture and contributions of the Malay community within the context of Singapore’s history and multi-cultural society. MHC’s permanent galleries focus on the history of Kampong Gelam and feature an array of artefacts from the National Collection and the Malay community. Through its exhibitions and programmes, the Centre aspires to be a vibrant destination of historical and cultural significance for both Singaporeans and international visitors. The Malay Heritage Centre is a heritage institution managed by the National Heritage Board. More information on MHC may be found at this website

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