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MasterCraft: Rangoli Making with Vijaya Mohan

21 - 22, 29 May • 02:00pm • National Museum of Singapore

Have fun in this interactive and hands-on experience to uncover beyond the robust of colours, how and what is involved in making rangoli!

MediaCorp Channel 8 Tuesday Report: The Beauty of Tenacity

Featuring two women researchers, one who worked on the Raffles Zoological Collection forty years ago, and the other a staff of LKCNHM today, we see how they are united in their love for biodiversity and research.

Walking Tour at Pioneers Trail – Rediscovering Telok Ayer and Ann Siang Hill

8, 15, 22, 29 May • 10:00am

Catch a glimpse of how life was like for Singapore’s early immigrants around a quiet enclave of Chinatown. At the same time, marvel at the towering trees that dot the area, and the stories they tell.

Heirloom Stories

23, 25 May • 06:30pm

‘Heirlooms Stories’ reconnects us with our natural heritage through foraging and distilling our own narratives. Walk on the mild side and hand-pick botanicals to create your own infusion. Share personal stories as you contribute to a mandala inspired by nature.

Merli-Go-Round to Singapore HeritageFest

Join Merli on an adventure to uncover hidden tales of Singapore’s colourful history in our cultural precincts!

Decolonising Our Natural Heritage

28 May • 10:30am

How do we decentre our natural history away from the European lens and conventional national narratives to see our landscapes in a different light?

Morning with a Veteran Frame Maker

8 May • 10:00am • Nagore Dargah Indian Muslim Heritage Centre

Mr Yoosuf, who has been showcased in the Singapore HeritageFest (SHF) 2022 video, will be sharing his story in person at NDIMHC. He will also be conducting a live demonstration on how to build a frame for the typical poster/ A4 photograph.

My Boon Keng Heritage Tour

22, 28 May • 08:30am • Boon Keng

Be amazed by the rich Kampong History at Boon Keng. Step into the intriguing Kampong history, movements of the Kampong villagers and developments In our Boon Keng neighbourhood.

My Life Journey

22 May • 10:00am • Nagore Dargah Indian Muslim Heritage Centre

Retiree Mr Ninar Pillai Ibrahim, who is his eighties, will be sharing his life journey and how he settled in Singapore from Thucklay in Tamil Nadu.

Natural Heritage: A Mutually Shaping Dynamic?

A collection of 12 essays on Nature, our Natural heritage and exploring the mutually shaping we have with nature and our natural heritage. The essays are all drawn from The Birthday Book main collection.