Programme

A Lighter Side of History: The Spirit of Christmas

National Museum of Singapore
3pm - 4.20pm

The Spirit of Christmas

Sat, 27 Dec | 3pm - 4.30pm | The Salon & Platform , Levels 1 & 2

Tis’ the season to be jolly! In the last A Lighter Side of History programme of the year, join our sharing session with the Eurasian Association of Singapore and learn more about the history of our Eurasian community, the distinctive features of their heritage as well as celebratory traditions. There will also be a special performance of Eurasian folk dances and a Christmas carolling session.

Part I: Talk on Singapore’s Eurasian community and culture

3pm (40-min session) | The Salon, Level 1

Free. Registration is required for the talk. Please e-mail nhb_nm_lectures@nhb.gov.sg with your name, contact number and number of attendees.

Part II: Eurasian Dance performance & Christmas Carolling

3.40pm (40-min session) | Platform, Level 2

Free. No registration required.

About the Eurasian Association of Singapore

Founded in 1919, The Eurasian Association today is a Community Self-Help Group working for the public benefit; providing services for Singapore Eurasians in two key areas: educational advancement and welfare for needy Eurasians. The Association also dedicates resources towards the preservation of Eurasian culture and heritage, increasing awareness about Eurasians in Singapore, and providing an avenue for community bonding.

Family Time

Take a trip through 700 years of Singapore's history with your little ones with our Family Time Guide to find out how life in this Lion City has changed over the centuries. On your journey, you will meet various historical figures as well as landmark objects in each phase of Singapore's history. Explore how people from different communities used to live, their aspirations and how they helped shape the Singapore we see today.

Museum guide

Download our museum guide (English, Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil) to find out about the many treasures in our various galleries. In this guide, you will also find the floor plan for easier navigation. Enjoy your visit!

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