As we admire the loving skill of distant craftsmen, we sense that lurking beneath, are interesting stories about traditions and belief system. While sirih chewing is generally no longer practised in urban settings, we continue to celebrate not just the ornate receptacles, but also their medicinal properties and their role in traditional wedding ceremonies. It was at once today’s tea and coffee, also tobacco smoking, and in addition, functioning as an aphrodisiac.
This year mass exhumations and the construction of the eight-lane road will begin.
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.
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.
Camille and I met almost a year ago through Veggie Date.
We absolutely loved each other's profiles, but we were 3,000 miles apart.