Experience its old-world charm of this historic Singaporean neighbourhood via selected activities involving arts, culture, cuisine, and of course, shopping in the specially curated KG Precinct Tours (5 - 14 July 2019). Be it on bicycles or the Vespa sidecars, discover tantalising spices, embark on a treasure tour, and enjoy the ride! A special edition Precinct Tour will also be conducted in conjunction with the launch of the Outdoor Art Gallery, Gelam Gallery.
Catch performances by musicians, artists and theatrical groups from the Aliwal Arts Centre, such as NADI and EKAMATRA in KG SOUQ (5–14 July 2019, 5 - 8pm) at Kandahar Street. And if you are yearning for a snack, food trucks offering traditional items such as satay and kueh will satiate your hunger.
Baghdad Street will be transformed into a shoppers’ paradise for those with an affinity for unique handicrafts, curios, and other traditional knick-knacks. The KG Home & Lifestyle Bazaar (5–14 July 2019) beckons.
Talented designers using traditional fabric from textile stores, and other ethnic materials in the Kampong Gelam area will dress up 30 models in yet another outdoor fashion extravaganza in ProjekGlamway (6 July 2019, Arab Street). Then take a trip down memory lane at the KG NOSTALGIA (6 - 7 July, 3 - 10pm, Open Carpark at Baghdad Street). Pre-loved clothing items featuring cuts and patterns of yore, old-school collectibles and antiques will all be up for grabs at the car boot sale. When you’re done rummaging for a good deal, head on over to the farmer’s market to explore local food and products including the infamous durian fruit. Don’t forget to check out the food trucks for a true blue old-school Singapore gastronomy experience.