On 12th September 1945, Singapore was liberated when the Imperial Japanese Army officially surrendered to the Allies. Most of us would be familiar with this date and official surrender ceremony in our Singapore’s history books and records. However, do you know that there was a Japanese Surrender Agreement that hadContinue Reading

Reflections at Bukit Chandu (RBC) reopens its doors to the public on 9th September 2021 after going through renovations and revamp. It’s managed by National Museum of Singapore (NMS) under National Heritage Board (NHB), the revamped Reflections at Bukit Chandu reopens with enhanced retelling World War II (WWII) stories ofContinue Reading

Mid-Autumn Festival 2021 is coming soon in the month of September 2021, falling on the 15th day of the eight lunar month. It’s one of the most important festivals for the Chinese communities around the world. While the ongoing global pandemic has restricted how we can celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival, weContinue Reading

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

The month of August 2019 in Singapore, there are lots of love, kindness and graciousness with the arts at CapitaLand’s Raffles City Singapore with “Arts in the City: We Love SINGApore” exhibition. CapitLand’s Raffles City Singapore has collaborated with Singapore Kindness Movement (SKM) to launch the “Arts in the City:Continue Reading

A community heritage gallery opening up in the heartlands of Singapore, bringing history, heritage, culture, conservation, preservation, learning and an all important intangible cultural heritage closer to the public. Introducing Kreta Ayer Heritage Gallery, this is National Heritage Board’s (NHB) first community gallery that focuses on intangible cultural heritage. ThisContinue Reading

The Singapore Night Festival 2018, in its 11th edition since her maiden debut in 2008, an event that I have consistently visited all 11  editions till date (check out my Flickr collection – Singapore Night Festival). Singapore Night Festival 2018 took place from 17th to 25th August 2018 at the Bras Basah BugisContinue Reading

Today, on the 24th September 2018, is Mid-Autumn Festival, first and foremost, I would like to wish all my readers 中秋节快乐,Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! Over the weekend, Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall (SYSNMH) organised Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2018 with many fun activities and events on 22nd and 23rd September 2018!   Mid-AutumnContinue Reading

Eight mininatures of Singapore’s National Monuments, made up of more than 110,000 Lego bricks, designed and built by My Little Brick Shop Pte Ltd, over a period of seven months. This is a very special and unique exhibition, that would attract both young and old, learning  Singapore’s National Monuments, theirContinue Reading