Six programmes to check out this week at the Singapore HeritageFest

Photo courtesy: Singapore HeritageFest
Photo courtesy: Singapore HeritageFest

As Singapore HeritageFest 2021 approaches its second weekend, here’s a look at 6 programmes to watch out for: 

Nine prize-winning games

Visitors can try their hand at nine prize-winning games from Heritage Game Jam 2020 – a game design competition which took place in the third quarter of last year. They can also try out the games for themselves in Project Teahouse: Play From Home and learn how to make chicken rice; help an elderly hawker work out; and even sell ice-cream from a cart with just a few clicks of the mouse.

Ongoing till May 30. 

Discover foods from different cultures

Photo courtesy: 3Pumpkins_04
Photo courtesy: 3Pumpkins_04

Visitors can follow six unique youths from culturally diverse backgrounds as they document their families’ go-to home-cooked meals in the This Is What We Eat At Home photo exhibition. 

Ongoing until May 30. 

Hay Dairies

Photo courtesy: Hay Dairies
Photo courtesy: Hay Dairies

Visit Singapore’s only goat farm – Hay Dairies – which is home to over 800 different goats with a trip on Wheels On The Bus - Ready, Set, Goat! Learn more about locally produced goat's milk and the history behind Hay Dairies. 

May 16, 23 & 30 May: 11.30am - 1.15pm; 12.30pm - 2.15pm; 1.30pm - 3.15pm; 2.30pm - 4.15pm. 

Singapore’s cinematic heritage

Tune in to a screening of locally produced film Tunang Pak Dukun, happening as part of the Cinema Reclaimed: Medicine & Modernity in Singapore Cinema series. Enjoy the comedy-romance that explores the interactions between modern medical science with ancient wisdom. 

May 13: 8pm.

Health campaigns of yesteryear

Tune in to Scene and Heard: National Campaign Rap and enjoy a rap centered on Singapore’s colourful health promotion campaigns by artists Marc Nair and Cheyenne Alexandria Phillips.

Ongoing until May 30.

A fung(u)ided tour

Photo courtesy: Kin Yan Agrotech
Photo courtesy: Kin Yan Agrotech

Embark on the Wheels On The Bus - Mushroom For Learning! trip to Kin Yan Agrotech Pte Ltd to learn more about mushroom cultivation and its significance to Singapore heritage.

May 16, 23 & 30: 8.30am - 11am; 10.30am - 1pm; 12.30pm - 3pm; 2.30pm - 5pm.
 

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