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Saturday 13 December 2014
3-4pm: sharing old photos
4-6pm: “Cakap Session”
Malay Heritage Centre Auditorium. 85 Sultan Gate, (S) 198501
Free | Limited to 100 participants
Queries:Mr Suhaimi Samsudin 63218250
This event is multi-lingual: we welcome sharing in any of the common languages of Singapore. When registering, please indicate if you need translation so we can prepare. Thank you!

The historic district of Kampong Gelam is not just about heritage shophouses. It has been an area for many Singaporeans and overseas visitors to obtain unique goods that could not be found elsewhere. Kampong Tembaga, Street of Flower shops… Foodstuffs, Fabrics, Pilgrimage Goods – everything that was needed for everyday life and special occasions, could be found in the streets of Kampong Gelam. Many well known brands trace their roots to this quarter.

What are your memories of things being made in Kampong Gelam? What was bought and what was sold?

The Singapore Heritage Society, Urban Redevelopment Authority and the former residents of Kampong Glam are organising this last CAKAP HERITAGE session for 2014 for past and present residents and friends of Kampong Gelam to get together for a time of nostalgia and celebrate the enterprises of the area.

Your memories are important, and sharing them will keep them alive for future generations! We will transcribe and record your memories, for more to understand our shared history via URA’s Conservation Portal.

We are also looking out for family photos of you and your friends in Kampong Gelam in the old days! Do you have anyto share with us and the rest of the participants? Bring them along! All are welcome!

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