From cooking classes to guided tours, CultureFest 2020 will feature both online and on-site activities.
Experience Indian culture like never before with the first digital edition of The Indian Heritage Centre’s (IHC) CultureFest this September.
Running from 5 to 20 Sep, the IHC CultureFest 2020 will feature over 40 programmes, including performances, demonstrations and workshops, centred around the epic Ramayana.
New online programmes will be uploaded regularly on IHC’s Facebook and website throughout the festival.
Learn how to make tasty Indian delights for your friends and family with cookbook author, Indra Iswaran, who will be conducting a cooking demonstration. This is one example of the numerous cooking classes available during the festival.
Another highlight is a dance reenacting part of Ramayana. Put up by youth, it mixes elements of different traditional art forms such as Kalaripayattu, Silambam, Bharatanatyam, Kathak, traditional yoga and veenai.
Maathavan Kalaichelvan, a veenai player in the community youth showcase, said: “Performing arts such as Indian classical music are important parts of our heritage, and I am glad that I have the opportunity to showcase these in new, never-before-seen ways.
“I am passionate about my heritage in all its forms, and the camaraderie I share with my fellow musicians as we express this through our instruments is irreplaceable. I hope many more, especially youth, will catch this flame and treasure our culture and heritage.”
The festival will also include a number of on-site events. These include a free guided tour by IHC’s staff that will enrich your knowledge of South Asian communities in Singapore and Southeast Asia, and an art gallery of paintings done in a traditional indian art style, Madhubani. You can even try painting in the Madhubani art style yourself.
NTUC Fairprice launches exclusive Mickey Mouse homeware collection
Food licenses of three nightlife establishments revoked, 18 F&B establishments ordered to close for breaching COVID-19 measures
Clementi, Whampoa markets and MBS Casino identified as COVID-19 cluster, closed till Aug 5
10 exciting NDP e-vouchers to redeem this National Day
Starbucks Singapore launches their National Day menu with new SHIOK-AH-CCINO
COVID-19 cases detected in 35 markets and food centres
What’s on Netflix Singapore in August 2021
How to make the most of a remote internship
Free COVID-19 self-test kits for Geylang Bahru Market and Food Centre, 146 Teck Whye Avenue Market visitors
Five things to do this weekend (July 23-25)