Places Practices

[Cancelled] Where Nature Meets Culture

by Arab Network @ Singapore
22, 30 May • 05:00pm • Fort Canning

Did you know that a Singapore-based Arab trader donated land for the development of a cathedral here? Retrace the history and contributions of the island's early Arab settlers in this fun, info-packed walking trail. Cap off the day with Arab fare and a live cultural performance.

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

This immersive and interactive walking tour kicks off at the lush foothills of Fort Canning and will take you to places like Saint Andrew’s Cathedral and Raffles Hotel, amongst others. Along the way, your guide will share with you surprising facts and stories about wealthy Arab merchants, philanthropists and civic leaders who shaped the city as we know it today. Your guide will also rattle off the distinct characteristics of Arab culture unique to the region, so be sure to pay close attention!

 

The two-hour trail ends in Kampong Glam where your senses will be treated to a perfumery workshop. Rest your weary feet, and end the evening with a spectacular Arab song and dance performance.

Arab Network @ Singapore

The Arab Network @ Singapore is a non-profit organisation established in 2010 by a group of service-minded individuals from the local Arab community. AN@S is inspired by the legacies, sacrifices, and contributions made by the forefathers of its founding members to make Singapore a safe, peaceful, cohesive, and prosperous country. In this spirit of service, AN@S is committed to ensure the less fortunate is given the much-needed the support they truly deserve.

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