Date(s) - 23 October 2021
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Dear Members & Friends,
Join us for a DEEPAVALI guided tour with Charlotte Chu in Little India and discover about the Festival of Lights, the most important festival for the Hindus.
Come on this walk to find out how the Hindus celebrated this very colorful holiday.¬†Indulge in all your senses as you walk through this fascinating Ethnic Area.¬†Check out Serangoon Road and its back streets, where you will find a myriad of interesting¬†shops, spices, textiles and garland makers etc. Learn about the history of the area and see the¬†beautiful architecture of the colorful terrace houses. Hear about the Gods in the oldest Hindu¬†temple in the area and witness how the devotees do their prayers. Get to taste delicious Indian¬†snacks and ‚Äėpulled‚Äô tea. Always curious as to how a sari is tied, well this is your chance to see a¬†‚Äėlive‚Äô demo in a shop that sells beautiful saris.¬†You have the option of staying on for lunch/dinner at the oldest vegetarian restaurant in Little¬†India.
Date: Saturday 23rd of October 2021
Time: 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Fees: $55 for members, $67 for non-members
Meeting point: Junction of Buffalo Road and Serangoon Road, where the pavilion is.
There are lots of walking, so please put on comfortable footwear that are also easy to slip¬†on/off as we have to remove our shoes at the entrances to the temples, bring an umbrella and a bottle¬†of water.
Please note that due to the Singapore Government‚Äôs regulations,¬†only 10 people & fully vaccinated¬†are allowed to get together. Therefore,¬†registration is mandatory¬†if you wish to attend this event.¬†Please register by Friday, 22nd October 2021.
I am looking forward to seeing you there !
This event is fully booked.