Singapore Bicentennial: Things To Do

Singapore celebrates its bicentenary this year. 2019 marks the 200th year since Englishman Sir Stamford Raffles arrived on its shores. To commemorate the island’s founding, the Singapore Bicentennial Office decides to look beyond 1819, because Singapore obviously existed well before that. Instead of hosting a commemorative parade at Raffles Place with Raffles flags and Raffles

Singapore Calendar of Events 2019

January-March Pongal Festival    Singapore Art Week 14-17 Jan   19-27 Jan Little India   Civic District Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated as a thanksgiving towards the Sun God. “Pongal” means to overflow, and households would boil a pot of rice till it bubbles over to signify prosperity and abundance.   Singapore Art Week