Launch of the Singapore Bicentennial
Explore our longer history through year-long events and activities. This is an opportunity to uncover the people and communities from our past whose contributions helped build the Singapore we know today.
The Arrivals and Their Contributions
Uncover the stories behind the diverse cast of contributors who made their mark on Singapore from as early as 1299. See those we commemorate alongside Raffles throughout this bicentennial year and discover other men and women who have shaped our evolution.
Find Your Place in History
Be amazed as unique light projections and heritage trails reveal the lesser known stories in the city centre.
Singapore Bicentennial Roadshows
Unlock stories about the origins of the different places in Singapore, and get to know Singapore’s long history intimately.
Istana Open House
Step onto the hallowed grounds of the Istana on Hari Raya for a special Open House in conjunction with the Singapore Bicentennial. Tuck into forgotten dishes of the past in our food heritage showcase. Be immersed in various performances from local schools. Or explore a slew of activities organised by our community associations.