ASIAN FILM GROUPS
 
 
 

EXPLORE SINGAPORE!

FOM's Explore Singapore! activities help you see the many sites and activities Singapore has to offer both newly arrived and long-term residents, or see those already known to you with a different eye.

Enabling Village
Date & Time: 25 March 2017, 12:00am - 11:59pm

Thursday 27 April, 2017
10 am – 12 noon
Fee:  $20
Come with ES! to investigate this project, located in Redhill.  The Enabling Village is an inclusive community space which integrates education, training and work for people with disabilities.  On-site social enterprise retail outlets provide employment to both abled and disabled and connect the community to society.
The Village’s architecture and design provides maximum freedom of movement for its community and visitors of diverse abilities. Buildings are seamlessly connected. Touch points located at strategic junctions assist orientation and navigation. Water gardens with murals by autistic artists, and conserved trees supporting ecosystems bring nature into the Village and create a serene park ambience.
An optional lunch at the Sapling Restaurant will follow the tour.

For online registration click here

Bukit Pasoh Heritage Walk
Date & Time: 06 April 2017, 12:00am - 11:59pm

Wednesday 3 May, 2017
10 am – 12 pm  
Fee:  $25

This Explore Singapore tour winds its way around the Bukit Pasoh area (Hill of Pots).  This precinct of Chinatown is a little known area that holds many interesting stories of the famous Singaporean personalities associated with its early days of development.  Our guide will introduce you to the different styles of shophouses, the clans and clubs and the places of worship.  Come with ES! to walk this area and discover its historical significance to Singapore.

For online registration click here

Want to know about Taoism (Daoism)?
Date & Time: 24 April 2017, 12:00am - 11:59pm

Thursday 11 May 2017

10 am – 12 pm
Fee: $25

Taoism (“Daoism” in Pinyin) is one of the two major religions amongst Chinese people in Singapore and all over the world; the other being Buddhism. There are two aspects to Taoism – the philosophical and the ritualistic. The majority of people practise the rituals without any knowledge nor understanding of the philosophy. 
Join Explore Singapore on this visit to San Qing Gong, one of the largest Taoist temples in Singapore, and learn about the fundamentals of Taoism from a practising priest.
We will also visit the adjacent Confucius Temple where students regularly go to pray for success in examinations.

For online registration click here