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Heritage and Culture Light Up the City for Singapore's 55th Birthday

In celebration of National Day, selected national monuments and cultural institutions in the Civic District and Bras Basah.Bugis precinct will be lit up in red and white at night in August. Many of the buildings within the Civic District and Bras Basah.Bugis precinct are significant in the growth of Singapore. They represent the different chapters of Singapore's story and have been integral to nation-building.  Selected national monuments and cultural institutions will be lit up in red and white this August to celebrate National Day. In addition, the National Museum of Singapore will feature a special projection of the National Day 2020 theme: “Together, A Stronger Singapore” in all four official languages and you will find the National Gallery Singapore's facade lit up by rotating projections of 60 artworks...

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A List of Virtual Events in June 2020 in Singapore

While your favorite attractions and recreational places remain closed during this time, the digital world is buzzing with a myriad of events and activities for families and kids, ranging from the Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2020 to the Small Big Dreamers Children's Festival! We’ve compiled a list of virtual events happening this June in Singapore that you can continue enjoying from the comforts of your own home! 1. Indian Heritage Centre: From the Coromandel Coast to the Straits Photo credits Indian Heritage Centre Date: Permanent Hour: - Fare: Free Tamil connections with Singapore can be traced as far back as the 11th – 13th centuries CE based on recent interpretations of the Singapore Stone. From the Coromandel Coast to the...

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Heritage Tales by National Heritage Board: Join in the storytelling of "Attack of the Swordfish"

In support for #StayHomeforSG during this extended circuit breaker period, National Heritage Board (NHB) has rolled out an exciting digital storytelling initiative, Heritage Tales, with the aim to encourage fellow Singaporeans join in the “telling" the tale of one of Singapore's most well-known legends - Attack of the Swordfish. Photo Credit: National Heritage Board Growing up, many of us would have heard of this story detailing how Redhill, or Bukit Merah, got its name. Because such myths and legends are an important part of Singapore’s intangible cultural heritage, Heritage Tales hopes to share this tale with more – especially the younger generations – albeit in a less conventional, and a definitely more fun way! Photo Credit: National Heritage Board Narrated...

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Remembering Singapore's World War II History | The Battle for Singapore 2020

Location: Various Venues IslandwideDate: 8 - 29 Feb 2020Hour: Various TimingsAdmission: FREE, unless otherwise stated Commemorating the 78th Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore with WWII-related programmes and sharing Singapore's History with our children The 6th edition of The Battle for Singapore commemorates the 78th anniversary since Singapore fell to the Japanese in 1942. This historical event plays a significant part in Singapore's history and our route to total independence.  The National Heritage Board, through the annual Battle for Singapore, encourages Singaporeans to delve into and explore the different perspectives on Singapore's World War II history. This year, you will see 74 guided tours across Singapore, including some at lesser known WWII-related sites.  It will be an educational experience for parents and...

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The Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year Ang Bao Collection Returns!

Location: All participating museums and galleries Date: 4 January – 2 February 2020 Celebrate the Year of the Rat with the Museum Roundtable's exclusively designed Ang Baos! Mice have never been so cute before!  Simply head down to the participating museums and galleries across Singapore this Lunar New Year, and collect all 37 limited edition Ang Baos. Each museum and gallery will be giving out their own Ang Baos, so better start planning your trips! Only available from 4 January to 2 February 2020. Each visitor may only collect 1 complimentary set of Ang Bao, while stocks last.  Here are our Favourites   Visit museums.com.sg for the list of participating museums and galleries, and the terms and conditions. Each museum and gallery may...

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