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Solar New Year Exhibition

The universal New Year is 1 January. The Chinese celebrate the Lunar New Year, which usually falls in January or February. Slightly later in mid-April, another New Year arrives for a host of communities across South Asia and Southeast Asia. Come learn more about the Solar New Year and the communities which celebrate it.

Stories of Our Natural Heritage: Articles & Resources by National Library Board

Explore our rich natural heritage via resources provided by the National Library Board.

Stories of Travel & Tourism: Articles & Resources by National Library Board

Explore our rich travel and tourism heritage via resources provided by the National Library Board.

The Old Admiralty House: Coexistence Of Sembawang’s Built Environment With Its Natural Landscape

As a historical monument residing up in Admiral hill, the structures of old Admiralty house is surrounded by luscious vegetation. The essay will explore the role of the old Admiralty house in not just preserving Sembawang’s heritage, but also in illustrating the relationship between built environment and the natural landscape.

The Tiger Car Story

7 - 8, 14 - 15 May • 10:00am • Haw Par Villa

7 - 8, 14 - 15 May • 12:00pm • Haw Par Villa

Come learn about how the iconic Tiger Car was part of Aw Boon Haw’s marketing efforts. Let us bring you through the restoration journey of our 1925 Buick Tiger Car. Don’t miss out on this photo opportunity.

Through Nature: A Bras Basah.Bugis Edition

This visual diary takes its readers on an adventure Through Nature around the Bras Basah.Bugis precinct. Join NAFA Arts Management students on a walkthrough as they document their observations and research of the many natural elements waiting to be discovered at Fort Canning, Raffles’ Garden, and Artisan’s Garden. Focusing on the topics of plants and archaeology in Natural Heritage, this essay will present a holistic overview of the prominent presence of natural heritage in the precinct’s history.

Tiger Tiger Burning Bright™: Legacy of the Aw Family

7 - 8, 14 - 15 May • 11:00am • Haw Par Villa

7 - 8, 14 - 15 May • 04:00pm • Haw Par Villa

Find out more about the controversial millionaire philanthropist and marketing extraordinaire, Aw Boon Haw. Hear about the family’s rise to fabulous riches and the tragedies that stalked them.

Time Flies at Jurong Bird Park

Singapore's pioneering wildlife park has soared across half a century! In this time, Jurong Bird Park became Asia's largest bird park, connecting millions of people to the colourful and fascinating avian world. It actively participated in protecting avian species over the decades, and today contributes as a global conservation leader.

Travel During the 1960s-90s: Around the World with Chan Brothers Travel

Since 1965, Chan Brothers Travel has been delivering guided tour packages and other travel services to travellers from Singapore. Tracing its history allows us to understand how brick-and-mortar tour agencies had shaped the experiences of Singaporean travellers and responded to changing travel trends during the 1960s-90s.

Where Heritage Meets Art Meets Flora and Fauna - A Volunteer Led Tour

14 - 15 May • 04:00pm • Civic District

14 - 15 May • 05:30pm • Civic District

Join the volunteer-led tour in the civic district area to learn about historical significance, art development, and flora and fauna of several landmarks/ monuments in the area.