This year mass exhumations and the construction of the eight-lane road will begin.
Celebrating Bukit Brown aims to showcase the efforts of ordinary Singaporeans who have worked tirelessly on Bukit Brown.
Singapore Heritage Society and the Singapore Association for Social Studies Education would like to invite educators and students to present their views and experiences as they inquire into Singapore’s heritage in the following seminar: ‘Home at Centrestage: Inquiring into our Built Heritage & the Memories that make up our Home’ We are seeking teacher and student presenters for their views and experiences in exploring our built heritage at primary, secondary and tertiary levels (for presentations of about 10-15 mins each).
Presenters can speak on the following suggested topics: Heartland as Heritage, Conservation and Development, Heritage Sites in Singapore, Deciding on Heritage, Forgotten Places and Places of Younger Generations.
It appears prominently in the language, folklore, and poetry of the region.
Each ingredient in a “quid” of sirih, and every manner of its presentation signifies a message to the culturally attuned.
Through learning more about this seemingly humble practice, we hope to leave with a deeper understanding of Malay culture.
About the Speaker Khir Johari is a collector and an independent researcher on the history and culture of the Malay world.
First public-screening of the documentary Bukit Brown Voices by Khoo Su-Mae and Brian Mc Dairmant. The Singapore Heritage Society and the Singapore Association for Social Studies Education (SASSE) invites you to a seminar on Singapore’s heritage.
This 45-minute documentary follows Singaporean families asthey carry out Qingming rituals and exhume their ancestors. Update on the documentation project by Dr Hui Yew-Foong, with input from Dr Terence Heng and Jasmine Ng. There will be presentations by scholars, teachers and students coming from a broad representation of schools in Singapore.
It is a one-day event comprising photo exhibitions, poetry, expert presentations, theatrical readings, a public forum and a film screening. There will be books and other merchandise available for purchase. Talks by battlefield archaeologist Jon Cooper on WWII 2.
We invite you to bring artefacts, family mementoes and creative output (art, painting,poetry, music) to share your stories, and pen on the wall what Bukit Brown means to you. Presentation on the material culture of Bukit Brown and the Chinese diaspora by Dr Lai Chee Kien 3.
He was born and grew up in Gedung Kuning, in Kampong Gelam.