From 8 – 16 January 2022, the Tamil community will be celebrating Pongal, a four-day harvest festival to convey gratitude and appreciation to the Sun God (Surya). The Indian Heritage Centre is putting on lots of fun cultural events for the whole family to explore this festival! Kids can learn about Pongal through puppetry storytelling and crafts, go on a mini treasure hunt, create their very own Tanjore painting masterpiece and more!
- Tanjore Art Workshop: 8/9 & 15/16 Jan 2022, 1pm, $10/pax*
- Miniature Clay Crafting Workshop: 8/9 & 15/16 Jan 2022, 11.30am, $5/pax*
- Mandala Dot Painting Workshop: 8/9 & 15/16 Jan 2022, Sat 2pm / Sun 2.30pm, $5/pax*
- Kids Pongal Storytelling & Craft Session: 8/9 & 15/16 Jan 2022, Sat 10am, 12.45pm, 4pm Sun 10am, 1pm, $5/pax*
- Little India Pongal Trail & Cultural Experience: 10 to 13 Jan 2022, 6.30pm, Indian Heritage Centre. $10/pax*.
Soak in the Pongal festivities at Campbell Lane and embark on an immersive trail to learn about harvest tradition basics through a variety of hands-on cultural activities. Suitable for 7 years and above. Limited to 60 pax
- Kranji Farm Tour: 15 Jan 2022, 10am & 3pm, Kranji Farm Fee: $10/pax*.
- 4 Days of Pongal Display: 8-16 Jan 2022, Indian Heritage Centre. Fee: FREE
- IHC Drop-in Craft Activities: 8-16 Jan 2022, Indian Heritage Centre. Fee: FREE
- Pongal Microsite Fee: FREE Embark on an interactive learning experience and learn about different aspects of Pongal through fun quizzes, engaging videos and craft activities.