Intangible Cultural Heritage

Dragon Kilin

Traditional Craftsmanship

16 results found.

  • Nyonya beadwork and embroidery

    Nyonya beadwork and embroidery are intricate craft forms associated with the Peranakan community, and can be found in decorations for everyday household items, as well as more ornamental pieces for special occasions such as weddings.

  • Kavadi Making

    The Tamil term kavadi has been translated as a burden or load that is carried as a form of sacrifice to the Hindu god Lord Murugan.

    The Tamil term kavadi has been translated as a burden or load that is carried as a form of sacrifice to the Hindu god Lord Murugan.

  • Making of Soya Sauce

    Making of Soya Sauce

    Chinese sauces, such as soya sauce, have been made in Singapore for around a century.

  • Hawker Culture

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    Hawker culture in Singapore can be traced back to street hawkers and the hawker centres which were first built to resettle street hawkers in the 1970s.

  • Weaving Ketupat

    Weaving Ketupat

    Ketupat is a rice cake wrapped with coconut leaves. Rice is a staple food for many communities in Southeast Asia. For the Malay community, there are several ways that rice is served- and ketupat is one of the ways where rice is cooked in small pouches made from young coconut leaves. The use of coconut leaves is a commonly found example of traditional food packaging found in the region.

  • Rangoli

    Rangoli, which means “an array of colours” in Sanskrit, is a traditional Indian art form dating back some 5,000 years to the pre-Aryan period. It is known as kolam in Tamil.

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