Intangible Cultural Heritage

Dondang sayang

Oral Traditions and Expressions

Traditions such as folk tales and storytelling that use language to transmit knowledge and express our cultural values.

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  • Wayang Kulit

    wayang kulit

    Wayang kulit is a form of traditional theatre, consisting of shadow puppet performances.

  • Xinyao

    xinyao

    The term xinyao (新谣) refers to a repertoire of Mandarin songs composed, written and performed by Singaporeans.

  • Pilgrimage to Kusu Island

    kusu island

    "Kusu Island" is located in the south west of Singapore. Annually, during the 9th month of the Lunar calendar, pilgrims visit the island to make offerings and seek blessings.

  • Peranakan Dondang Sayang

    dondang sayang

    Dondang sayang is a poetic and musical art form performed by the Chinese Peranakans in Singapore and Malaysia, involving the singing of pantun in spontaneous repartee.

  • Malay Poetic Forms

    malay poetic forms

    Malay traditional poetic forms in Singapore include pantun (rhyming quatrains), pyair (narrative poetic form), and gurindam (verses of moral instruction).Malay traditional poetic forms in Singapore include pantun (rhyming quatrains), pyair (narrative poetic form), and gurindam (verses of moral instruction).

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