Pongal Celebrations 2020
date11 Jan 2020 - 18 Jan 2020
placeIndian Heritage Centre

Come together as a community and relive the kampung spirit at Indian Heritage Centre's Pongal celebrations!


Heartland Harvesting Workshop
Discover how you can grow your own Indian herbs and vegetables at home in this workshop presented by Bollywood Adventures.

Rites of Spring - Kranji Farm Tour
Learn more about Pongal and its significance to the Indian community in this immersive farm tour experience.

Millet Pongal Masterclass
Looking for healthier Pongal options? Chef Bala shares how you can add a healthy and innovative twist to your Pongal dish (in collaboration with Health Promotion Board).

Little India Discovery Trail
Explore the sights, sounds and scents of Little India in this experiential trail of the precinct!

Natural Pigment Painting workshop
Get creative! Learn how you can creat4 your own eco-friendly art masterpiece using naturally found pigments!

Kolam Competition
Team up! Form groups of four and compete in a friendly community Kolam competition. Here's the twist: each group must consist of either a senior citizen or non-Indian person. Are you up for the challenge?

Storytelling and Craft Session
Step into the streets of Little India and listen to master storyteller Kamini Ramachandran, and be serenaded by accompanied music from Raghavendar Rajasekar. Complete your experience with traditional folk-art painting.


Saturday, 11 January 2020

10am - 11am:       Heartland Harvesting Workshop

10.30am - 1pm:    Rites of Spring - Kranji Farm Tour

11am - 4pm:         Drop-in Craft Activities

11am - 1pm:         Millet Pongal Masterclass

1pm - 2pm:           Heartland Harvesting Workshop

1.30pm - 2.30pm: Little India Discovery Trail

3pm - 4pm:           Natural Pigment Painting Workshop

3.30pm - 4.30pm: Little India Discovery Trail

4pm - 6pm:           Kolam Competition

7pm - 9pm:           Storytelling and Craft Session


Saturday, 18 January 2020

10.30am - 1pm:    Rites of Spring - Kranji Farm Tour

11am - 4pm:         Drop-in Craft Activities

11am - 1pm:         Kala Sangam - Pottery Masterclass 

12pm - 5pm:         Cultural Performances

3pm - 4pm:           Natural Pigment Painting Workshop 


Registration required for above programmes at ihc-programmes.peatix.com.