HAN@Katong-Joo Chiat

The Heritage Activation Node at Katong-Joo Chiat is a collaborative effort between the National Heritage Board and the People’s Association through Katong Culture, an interest group of the Joo Chiat Community Club Management Committee. Located in the culturally diverse neighbourhood of Katong-Joo Chiat, this node will offer a variety of experiences including street festivals, guided tours, talks and other programmes designed to delve into and celebrate the rich heritage of the area.

Join us on this journey to discover the area’s multicultural heritage, diverse culinary offerings, and unique pre-war architecture, and deepen your appreciation of this vibrant neighbourhood!


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HAN Explorer

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20-30 Apr 2024, 1-31 May 2024, 1-30 Jun 2024, 1-31 Jul 2024
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Your digital guide to the Heritage Activation Node @ Katong-Joo Chiat.

HiddenSG @ Katong-Joo Chiat

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20-30 Apr 2024, 1-31 May 2024, 1-30 Jun 2024, 1-31 Jul 2024
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Explore Katong-Joo Chiat through HiddenSG's interactive game, guided by clues from Void Deck Cat and Hannie!


History Meets Insta: Smartphone Photography Workshop

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10 Jun 2024
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join this heritage photography workshop at British Hainan to explore old school historical objects and capture them with smartphones!

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Plan your visit


Are all locations accessible with a wheelchair?

The Joo Chiat Community Club and i12 Katong that house many of the festival’s key programmes are wheelchair accessible venues.

For other programmes, activities and tours, visitors are encouraged to contact the organisers at NHB_HAN@nhb.gov.sg for information on their accessibility.

Getting Here

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    By Bus

    Bus 10, 10E, 12, 14, 14E, 16, 32, 33, 33B, 40, 47

  • By Train 

    EAST WEST LINE - Eunos (EW7), Paya Lebar (EW8)

Visitor Information

Do I need tickets?

While some of the HAN at Katong-Joo Chiat Launch Festival programmes require prior registration due to limited capacity, you are welcome to join the festivities at our festival venues, where you can enjoy some exciting offerings for free! For ticketed events and programmes, the indicative costs are listed on the respective programme pages.

For assistance

Please approach our friendly festival ambassadors stationed across the festival zones for assistance. Information counters can also be found at the Joo Chiat Community Club, Level 1.