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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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Things to do this Weekend: 10 Things to do with Your Little Ones this Children’s Season!

Location: ArtScience Museum | STPI | MOE Heritage Centre | Asian Civilisations Museum | MINT Museum of Toys | Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall | Malay Heritage Centre Date: 26 May – 24 Jun 2018 Hour: Various timing Admission: Check article for details National Heritage Board’s Children’s Season brings an array of engaging, enriching and exciting activities for children. We’ve handpicked 10 activities from those that you should try out with your little ones! 1. Light & Colour Workshop Location: ArtScience Musem, 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974 Date: 8 Jun | 22 Jun 2018 Hour: 4.30 pm – 5.30 pm Admission: $5/participant (Up to 20 participants/session) Have fun perceiving light and colour through different elements!  Book your tickets here....

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Things to do this Weekend: 10 Events to Check Out with Your LOs at the Singapore Heritage Festival!

Location: Various locations Date: 6 Apr – 22 Apr 2018 Hour: Various timing Admission: Check article for details 1. Tour to the oldest Dragon Kiln in Singapore Location: Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle, 85 Lorong Tawas, Singapore 639823 Date: 14 Apr | 21 Apr 2018 Hour: 4 pm – 5 pm Admission: $15/pax Do your little ones know what a dragon kiln is? We don’t blame them if they don’t seeing as there are only 2 dragon kilns remaining in Singapore today. Bring your little ones on a tour of Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle, one of the oldest surviving dragon kiln in Singapore. You will also get to witness bowl, plate and vase making on the turning wheel!  Sign up here...

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