Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Singapore Heritage Festival- More than Just Chinatown

Last Saturday, we went to Chinatown to immerse ourselves in the Street light-up of Telok Ayer  and cultural performances in Ann Siang Road. 
Display panels about early settlers were found in Ann Siang Hill Park

Rickshaw- a mode of transport in olden days Singapore
Spotted a Er-Hu player and  a Snake Charmer
Nagore Dargah Indian Muslim Heritage Centre

Tea-savouring session at Singapore Yu Huang Gong

Singapore Yu Huang Gong

Thian Hock Keng Temple

A celebration of Ma Zu's (Goddess of the Sea) birthday and a registration counter for Thian Hock Temple

Various Street Food Vendors were seen that particular night

Al- Abrar Mosque ( Particularly love the special lighting here)

Siang Cho Keong Temple

Ann Siang Hill Park

The start of cultural performances in front of Lee Clan - Malay music

People dressed up as the early settlers of Singapore. If you can, try spot the policeman, samsui woman and the Ma Jie.

Cantonese Opera
Cross Talk (photo credit: Hubby)

Chinese Music (Guzheng performance)

Performance by  Jigri Yaar Bhangra, the pioneer bhangra troupe in Singapore. Their performance includes breathtaking stunts!
Arabic Music Band
 We truly enjoyed ourselves that night. If you are interested to catch another performance, you may want to come to the Singapore River on the 15th and 16th of May

For more information, visit here.

PS: This is not a sponsored post. The programmes mentioned are free of charge.

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1 comment:

  1. Full of color and light - looks like fun!
    Thanks for sharing at I hope you'll come each week to link up what you've been shooting!


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