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 cultureContinue Reading

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 isContinue Reading

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.Continue Reading

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 theContinue Reading

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 canContinue Reading

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 QingContinue Reading