In August 2018, Singapore announced its intention to nominate Hawker Culture in Singapore for the 2003 UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of Humanity. Since then, various communities, groups and individuals have contributed and participated in the preparation of the nomination.
Here is a selection of some of the many creative forms of contributions in support of Hawker Culture in Singapore.
Letters of Support
From hawkers’ associations to community groups, NGOs and private organisations, we’ve received over 200 letters of support for the nomination of Hawker Culture.
From projects to paintings, students have come up with creative ways to express their love for Hawker Culture.
People’s Association Youth Movement
More than 3,000 photos were shared with #OurHawkerCulture, showing just how much Singaporeans love their Hawker Culture!
Video of Consent
25 hawkers from the hawkers’ associations that are members of The Federation of Merchants’ Associations, Singapore (FMAS), lent their voices in support for the nomination of Hawker Culture