Wednesday, January 09, 2013

News: Celebrating Bukit Brown Rediscovering the Past


Dear friends and readers of this blog,

Celebrating Bukit Brown
By The Singapore Heritage Society and All Things Bukit Brown
Sunday 20 January 2013, 2pm – 8pm
The Substation Theatre
Admission: Free of charge

You may wish to take note of this above-mentioned upcoming event. The event is organized by the Singapore Heritage Society and All Things Bukit Brown, with the support from The Substation. If you would like to extend your contributions, you can also contact the Singapore Heritage Society to volunteer your service at this event.

Highlights of the event include:
1. Talks by battlefield archaeologist Jon Cooper on WWII
2. 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 McDairmant. This 45-minute documentary follows Singaporean families asthey carry out Qingming rituals and exhume their ancestors.
4. Update on the documentation project by Dr Hui Yew-Foong, with input from Dr Terence Heng and Jasmine Ng.
5. A public forum.

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