My Community Festival is back from 4 to 20 August 2023, offering a chance to get a grassroots-level look at Singapore’s neighbourhoods and the activities that make the community tick.
My Community Festival 2023
There are a plethora of tours, talks, workshops and activities packed into My Community Festival, including free trails and experiences that just cost a nominal fee.
This year, Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Former Senior Minister will be officiating the festivities on Saturday, 5 August 2023.
Here is a look at some of the highlights to look out for at My Community Festival 2023.
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My Community Festival Experiences
My Lepak Corner
This year, My Community Festival shines the spotlight on neighbourhood champions who keep the community going with their neighbourly spirit.
Enter into the world of the people behind a community library, those who run a boatel at Changi Village for fishermen, the women that operate the Blessing Booth in Marsiling and others.
Decorate My Hood
Have your ever come across decorations in your neighbourhood during festive occasions? This may be the work of passionate neighbours who wish to beautify the neighbourhood.
Get to meet these neighbour champions at Bukit Batok, Bedok Reservoir, Dover and other neighbourhoods.
My Prayers and Practices
Join a tour to visit the places of worship of major religions in Singapore to learn about their cultures and practices. Join the practitioners of the Jain and Baha’i faiths as they explain their beliefs, or understand why the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas in January.
What’s for My Dinner
Go on a gastronomic journey as neighbours whip up their specialties and invite guests into their homes to try them out. Connect with others over food and get a taste of different cultures.
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Take a trip across the causeway and get to meet the farmers who supply food to Singapore. The tours that have been planned include visits to banana plantations, prawn farms and even durian farms.
After Hours @ My Community
Go on a nightwalk around the spaces like Bukit Brown Cemetery and get a behind-the-scenes look at places such as Jurong Fishery Port.
Festival Village: My Chinatown Festival
This year, a festival village has been set up at Chinatown Complex. Go on guided tours, sign up for weekend workshops, enjoy performances or embark on your own self guided exploration of Chinatown Complex. Get more details about all the activities taking place as part of My Chinatown Festival.
More Details about My Community Festival
My Community Festival 2023 takes place from 4 to 20 August 2023.
For more details and full listing of programes, visit the My Community Festival website.