Heritage in the local heartland neighbourhoods of Singapore, thanks to Our SG Heritage Plan, National Heritage Board’s (NHB) Street Corner Heritage Galleries of Singapore scheme brings the spotlight to our community heritage that played a part in everyday Singapore community spaces, playing a part in our heritage, history and culture
To my fellow Singaporeans, what are the most special or most fond memories of you growing up in Singapore? Whether you are in your in your teenage years, working adults, Merdeka Generation or Pioneer Generation, you would have some fond memories of growing up in Singapore, witnessing the changes and
Heritage, history, preservation and conservation enthusiasts, supporters in Singapore, as well as photographers who have a keen passion and interest in the above fields, there is a #OurSGHeritage Photography Contest, organised by National Geographic, in partnership with National Heritage Board. The theme is on Singapore’s Intangible Cultural Heritage. What is
At one of the crossroads in the world for international trade and shipping, Singapore’s rise as a global maritime hub, from her days as an entrepot trade to one of the busiest shipping hub in the world today. The role, signifiance and contribution of Singapore’s shipping industry cannot be underestimated.
Take a nostalgic walk back in time at this special exhibition “Packaging Matters” at National Museum of Singapore, into the world of food and its packaging in Singapore, in the era of the early bottling and canning factories in the late 19th to early 20th centuries, to the light industries of the
Vintage and retro flea markets have been one of my favourite places to visit, you never know what kind of treasures and interesting items that you can find at these markets. From my various travels overseas in the last two decades to different countries and studying in Australia, I always
In today’s world of technology, internet and social media networks, in an instant, with the power of smartphones and apps, photographs of almost anything and everything, can be captured and shared in an instant. Where is the origin of this modern instant photography? The origin of modern instant photography can
A special exhibition is now taking place at Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, it’s titled “Between the Lines – The Chinese Cartoon Revolution”. This is a unique and very interesting exhibition, using satirical sketches to tell stories, spread a national movement and capture historical moments in time. Wan Qing