IgnorLAND of its Time
24 Jul – 2 Aug 2014
Free admission but registration required. Tickets are limited; please register early to avoid disappointment
- Register for The Performance-Tour
- Register for The Heritage Trail
- Town Hall Meetings: No registration needed. Bring your own chair!
*IgnorLAND is back and this time we are taking you to the Bukit Ho Swee estate! From the infamous fire in 1961 to the present, how much has changed in Bukit Ho Swee, and what has stayed the same?
Performance and Activities Overview:
• The Performance-Tour
24 Jul – 2 Aug 2014 (No performance on Monday)
At various places around Bukit Ho Swee
See, hear and feel the story of Bukit Ho Swee!
Featuring performances and appearances by some of the Bukit Ho Swee folks.
Performed in Mandarin, English and Hokkien
Director: Koh Hui Ling
Assistant Director: Han Xue Mei
Playwright: Jean Tay
Tan Wan Sze
Goh Tok Khin, Mike
Tay Ah Chuan
Yap Ah Leck
• The Heritage Trail
2 Aug 2014
9.30am – 10.30am
and 11am – 12pm
Ever wondered what life was like in Bukit Ho Swee before the 1961 fire?
Take a tour around the neighbourhood with our guide, James Seah, who was born and bred in Bukit Ho Swee, and had survived the fire. Hear his stories as he recounts his memories from the days before the fire to the present.
Conducted mainly in English.
• Town Hall Meetings
26 Jun 2014 & 2 Aug 2014
2.30pm – 4.30pm
@ Blk 42A, Havelock Road
Two free-for-all dialogue sessions, especially for former and current residents of Bukit Ho Swee!
No registration needed. Bring your own chair!
Held mainly in English and ChineseSat, 26 Jun 2014
Did you spend your childhood in Bukit Ho Swee? What is your fondest memory about those good old days? Bring an item or photo that best captures your memory of the neighbourhood and share your story with everyone!
What do you envision the future of the community to be like? Through the eyes of the younger residents of Bukit Ho Swee, let’s start a discussion about how we can build our dream community together!
(+65) 6324 5434
The Salvation Army – Family Support Services at Beo Crescent
PAssionArts – Kreta Ayer Kim Seng CACC
Bukit Ho Swee Court RC
Beo Crescent Market
Lions Befrienders Singapore
Hong Leong Foundation
the Singapore Memory Project
This project is supported under the Singapore Memory Project's irememberSG Fund, as part of the Singapore50 (SG50) celebrations.
*IgnorLAND is a site-specific project that aims to excavate shared memories of a place, and bring unknown or forgotten stories to the people. In the 2007 IgnorLAND of its Name, audiences were brought to different parts of Singapore where site-specific performances were staged at Labrador and the Old Nantah University Arch, to hear the stories of these places. In 2009, IgnorLAND of its Desires brought audiences to Geylang to experience its nightlife, where colourful characters and food delicacies rule the streets.