19 Feb '11, 10am

The NHB has launched Singapore's first Heritage Town - Joo Chiat - as part of its 2011 outreach initiatives

THE National Heritage Board (NHB) has launched Singapore's first Heritage Town - Joo Chiat - as part of its 2011 outreach initiatives to spur Singaporeans to take up greater roles in heritage projects. The project supports constituencies in taking the lead to promote their heritage and seeks to increase heritage heartshare at the community level. The winning Heritage Town - Joo Chiat - distinguished itself with an outstanding submission: Its enriching programmes made it a unanimous choice by the judging panel during the selection process. It featured a remarkable variety of past heritage activities and proposed a range of vibrant activities for 2011, such as its thematic heritage months - which involve the participation of the community and grassroots organisations, as well as associations. Speaking at the Heritage Town award presentation ceremony, Guest of Honour and Mini...

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