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Indians in Singapore - Past & Present
date 13 Nov 2015 - 31 Dec 2025
place Levels 3 & 4
price Free admission to Singaporeans and Permanent Residents

Indian Heritage Centre's permanent galleries feature five themes, chronologically arranged from 1st century CE to 21st century CE, that depict the historical links between the Indian sub-continent and Southeast Asia, and the experiences of South Asians in Southeast Asia.

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Chetti Melaka of the Straits – Rediscovering Peranakan Indian Communities
date 07 Sep 2018 - 05 May 2019
place Indian Heritage Centre
price Free with admission

Situated at the crossroads of the Indian Ocean region and the Far East, the Malay Archipelago has always been a region of cultural confluence and diversity. The region saw the influx of migrant communities who brought with them their unique socio-cultural traits ranging from language to religion, fashion to cuisine. Over time, these traits adapted to the multicultural milieu of the local society and resulted in polyglot environments best exemplified by the Chetti Melaka.

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