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A Lighter Side of History: Growing up in Keong Saik by Charmaine Leung

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National Museum of Singapore, Seminar Room, Level 2

93 Stamford Road

Singapore 178897

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A Lighter Side of History: Growing up in Keong Saik by Charmaine Leung

Charmaine Leung, the author of an upcoming publication, 17A Keong Saik Road, shares her experiences growing up in a shophouse on Keong Saik Road in the 1970s when it was a red-light district. Featuring stories about the area and its people, 17A Keong Saik Road interweaves past and present narratives with the author’s personal journey of hope and reconciliation.


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A Lighter Side of History celebrates Singapore’s diverse multicultural heritage, from food and dress to the different languages and customs passed down over the years. Featuring a range of fun and engaging hands-on workshops, talks, performances and demonstrations by heritage experts as well as collectors and practitioners, A Lighter Side of History is designed for everyone, from beginners to history enthusiasts.

Over the three weekends of the Singapore Heritage Festival, A Lighter Side of History will shine the spotlight on individual-led and ground-up initiatives that document Singapore’s tangible and intangible cultural heritage.

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