• Call For Collaboration
  • Heritage Champions

Join us in shaping the Heritage Activation Node at Katong-Joo Chiat!

    The National Heritage Board invites Singapore-based interest/community groups and/or individuals to submit a proposal for heritage-related projects to be conducted at the Heritage Activation Node at Katong-Joo Chiat (HAN@K-JC) in 2024. HAN@K-JC aims to showcase year-round activities and programming that creatively explore and increase awareness of heritage and culture, engage the community, and activate shared public spaces of the K-JC neighbourhood.

    Projects can take on various formats, including but not limited to:

    • exhibition;
    • guided tour programme;
    • talk, lecture, and workshop;
    • screenings;
    • mural; or
    • temporary outdoor artwork installation.

    Your project proposal should focus on at least one of the following HAN programming priorities:

    1. Celebrate the history, significance, key figures and/or communities in Katong-Joo Chiat
    2. Reveal and promote new, or lesser-known, aspects of Katong-Joo Chiat’s heritage and culture
    3. Build new audiences that can appreciate the heritage and culture of Katong-Joo Chiat
    4. Present Katong-Joo Chiat’s heritage and culture in unique and/or innovative ways, such as through the use of technology to engage audiences and to provide them with agency to learn more about the precinct’s heritage.

    To learn more about the Call for Collaboration and submission guidelines, please click here for the brief.

How to apply

    Applications are open from 20 April 2024 to 29 June 2024, 2359hrs. Applicants are required to fill the project proposal template and an electronic application form via FormSG, which they must submit as part of their project proposal along with required supporting documents (as stated in the brief) by 29 June 2024 (Sat), 2359hrs.

    Click here to download the project proposal template.

    Click here for the electronic application form. You will be prompted to upload your supporting documents via a file upload link within the electronic form.

    Applicants are highly encouraged to look through the form and prepare all necessary information and documents prior to filling the application form.

Heritage Champions: Call for Volunteers for Heritage Activation Nodes

    Heritage is for all! Join us in developing vibrant festivals and dynamic programmes that re-discover and celebrate the heritage of our neighbourhoods! Become a Heritage Champion for our Heritage Activation Nodes (HANs) where you can play the following roles, both physically and digitally:

    • Be the face of HAN events and contribute to visitor experience;
    • Facilitate HAN programmes, activities, and trails;
    • Provide expertise in research and writing;
    • Befriend HAN participants, and more!

    As a HAN Heritage Champion, you can also expect to undergo expert-led training to gain valuable knowledge, which will help you grow and make a greater impact in promoting Singapore's cultural heritage. Do note that a minimum commitment of one year, with contribution to at least two volunteering roles, will be required.

    Embrace this chance to make a tangible impact on our community's legacy – become a Heritage Champion today and indicate your interest to volunteer via this form. You may also refer to our FAQs or email us at NHB_HAN@nhb.gov.sg for more information.