Armenian Street Party: Peranakan Pasar - Celebrate the Love For Peranakan Food

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Dive into the food of the Peranakans at the Armenian Street Party, Peranakan Pasar! 

Venue: Peranakan Museum and Armenian Street
Dates: 8 - 10 March 2024
Admission: Free with paid activities

Get ready to feast your senses as the Peranakan Museum dive into the food of the Peranakans at this year's edition of the Armenian Street Party!

Come explore the Peranakan Pasar and try traditional and modern flavours, discover the cooking and dining culture of the Peranakan communities at our night market, try your hand at new recipes, and craft food-themed textiles and jewellery. Or just sit back, relax and indulge your tastebuds as you enjoy outdoor performances and interactive artworks! The party goes on with specially-curated communal dining experiences all of March at the Peranakan Museum.

Light Projection: Mari Kita Makan

Renowned Singaporean artist Yip Yew Chong presents a specially commissioned digital artwork, celebrating the food of the Peranakans. The animated illustration captures the preparation, dining, and riotous colours synonymous with the Peranakan culinary experience. Catch the artwork from sunset until late, daily until the end of March. This is the artist’s and the museum’s first foray into digital murals and projection mapping.

Inflatables: The In-Kueh-Dibles

Kuehs come to life in this interactive artwork by design team, Bunch of Monkeys! Meet the inflatable characters in the shapes of recognisable and colourful Peranakan kuehs, playfully scattered around Armenian Street. The kuehs invite you to discover, play, and bounce with them!

*The in-kueh-dible bouncy castle will only be available from 8-10 March. Suitable for participants aged 7 years and above.

The Peranakan Pasar

For one weekend only (8 - 10 Mar, 5 pm - 10 pm), step into a Peranakan-themed night market, where you can explore a blend of traditional and modern flavours, and rummage through cookbooks, collectibles and more!

Take home recipes and ingredients to recreate your favourite Peranakan dishes, or pick up tips and tricks at our cooking demonstrations. Get a Peranakan themed manicure or henna tattoo, visit our photo booth to dress up in Peranakan fashion and snap some memories. 

Roving Theatrical Performance: Kueh on the Run

Catch a free performance when you visit The Peranakan Pasar! At 8 pm, join 3 mischievous kuehs as they embark on a delightful adventure! This interactive, family-friendly performance will take you on an outdoor exploration along Armenian Street, and indoors at the Peranakan Museum. Head over to the Peranakan Pasar for a taste of these scrumptious kuehs after the performance!

After Party: Peranakan Beats

As The Peranakan Pasar enters the evening (from 8.45 pm), come dance along to music from the various Peranakan communities after hours on Armenian Street! Enjoy the ethereal sounds of the oudon Friday, keep up with the foot-stomping beats of the parai drum on Saturday, and sing along to Peranakan favourites with our senior singers on Sunday, to end the night! 

A Communal Dining Experience: Tok Panjang

Join in this unique dining experience inspired by the¬†tok panjang¬†‚Äď a celebratory, communal dinner at a long table in the Peranakan tradition. The tok panjang showcases a specially curated menu designed in consultation with the Peranakan communities, featuring a variety of dishes influenced by the rich heritage of the Peranakans.

Accompanied by performances and a collection of antique dinnerware and luxury goods made for Peranakan families, the dinner promises a rare immersion into Peranakan cuisine for the connoisseur and newbie alike.

  • 15, 16 or 31 March, 6 ‚Äď 9 pm
  • Ixora Room, Level 1
  • $118/pax (tickets available here)¬†

Workshops and More

Families can also come down to the Peranakan Museum between 8 to 10 March to take part in various craft and cooking workshops. Click here for the full list of programmes happening at Armenian Street Party: Peranakan Pasar.


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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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