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  • Roots Trails: Little India Heritage Trail

    Little India trail

    Behind all the vibrant colours, irresistible food, and diverse communities and culture that it's famous for, the Little India precinct holds many little-known stories since its early beginnings. Besides marvelling at the sights and sounds of these historic places, we meet with locals and 'lim kopi' with the Trail Expert to uncover the significance of this well-loved precinct.

  • Eye in the Sky - Thian Hock Keng and Singapore Yu Huang Gong

    Eye in the Sky Chinese Temples

    The ninth episode of NHB’s “Eye in the Sky” series is a collaboration with Mr Ang Yik Han and Mr Victor Yue, and uses aerial videography to showcase the intricate ornaments and carvings found on the walls, ceilings and roofs of Thian Hock Keng and Singapore Yu Huang Gong.

  • HistoriaSG Public Lecture Series 2017 : Lecture I (The Singapore Contemporary and Contemporary Art in Singapore)

    Two Men

    The lecture by Professor C.J. Wee Wan-ling looked at how contemporary art in Singapore relates to the socio-political context within which it functions.

  • Roots.sg Presents: The Move

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    The painting that depicts a view of Singapore from Mount Wallich is temporarily moved from its home at the National Museum of Singapore to the Asian Civilisations Museum for its special exhibition, "Port Cities: Multicultural Emporiums of Asia". Hear from the curators about the significance of this painting.

  • Eye in the Sky - Dakota Crescent Estate

    Dakota Crescent

    The eighth episode of NHB's "Eye in the Sky" series uses aerial videography to capture the unique layout, open spaces and key features of the Dakota Crescent estate.

  • Roots.sg Presents: Amoy & Fuzhou: A History in Paintings

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    Amoy and Fuzhou, the subjects of many late 19th century Chinese export paintings, make up a fair bit of Singapore's history. What did these three places/provinces have in common for a shared past?

  • Eye in the Sky - Yueh Hai Ching Temple

    Eye in the Sky Coney Island

    The seventh episode of NHB's "Eye in the Sky" series is a collaboration with Mr Ang Yik Han and Mr Victor Yue, and uses aerial videography to showcase the features, figures and tableaus found on local Chinese temple Yueh Hai Ching’s roof, walls, columns and beams.

  • Roots.sg Presents: The Hongs of Canton

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    Retrace the history of trade between China and the West through intricate paintings on the 'hong bowl'.

  • Roots.sg Presents: The Mythical Origins of Singapura

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    There are many mysteries surrounding the Kingdom of Singapura. Connect the dots as we retrace history to unravel 'The Mythical Origins of Singapura'.

  • Installation of Bukit Brown Cemetery Gates

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    This short documentary captures the relocation of the four free-standing gate columns and the installation of the Bukit Brown Cemetery gates. It is the concluding video in a three-part series documenting the refurbishment of the gates.

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