may, 2017

20may - 21may 209:30 ammay 21Kristang Language Festival (Festa di Papia Kristang)9:30 am - 4:00 pm (21) 1 Empress Place

Event Details

The first ever Kristang Language Festival celebrates Kristang, the 500 year old critically-endangered heritage language of the Portuguese-Eurasian community in Singapore and Malacca. Join us over the weekend on 20 and 21 May for an awesome line up of events to bring Portuguese-Eurasian culture and Singapore’s minority languages to you!

See the full programme and register at festa.kristang.com. Open to all! Registration is FREE for all events except the Gala Dinner (which is sold out).

DAY ONE:

Story of Kristang: Past Glories and Present Struggles
[PANEL DISCUSSION]
Date: 20 May, 10–11:30 AM
☞ Register: storyofkristangpanel.peatix.com

The Future of Kristang: Dreams and Awakenings
[PANEL DISCUSSION]
Date: 20 May 2017, 11:30–12:30 PM
☞ Register: futureofkristangpanel.peatix.com

Kristang Language for Beginners
[WORKSHOP]
Date: 20 May 2017, 1:30–3 PM
☞ Register: kristanglangworkshop.peatix.com

Language Documentation for Beginners
[WORKSHOP]
Date: 20 May, 1:30–3 PM
☞ Register: langdocworkshop.peatix.com

Eurasian Dance for Beginners
[WORKSHOP]
Date: 20 May, 3–4 PM
☞ Register: eurasiandanceworkshop.peatix.com

Eurasian Food for Beginners
[WORKSHOP]
Date: 20 May, 3–4 PM
☞ Register: eurasianfoodworkshop.peatix.com

✨ 1st Kristang Language Festival Gala Dinner ✨
Date: 20 May, 7 PM till late
Venue: Legends Ballroom @ Hotel Fort Canning
☞ More info and registration: festagaladinner.peatix.com

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DAY TWO:

Forum: How Eurasian is Kristang?
Date: 21 May, 9:30–11 AM
☞ Register: eurasianforum.peatix.com

Eurasian Stories: Conversations About Being Eurasian
Date: 21 May, 11–12:30 PM
☞ Register: eurasianstories.peatix.com

Languages of Singapore Trail
[featuring Singapore’s minority languages such as Baba Malay, Bengali, Bugis, Cantonese, Hakka, Hainanese, Kristang, Malayalam, Minangkabau, and Singapore Sign Language]
Date: 21 May, 11–12:30 PM
☞ Register: languagesofsgtrail.peatix.com

Minority Languages in Singapore: Challenges and New Horizons
[PANEL DISCUSSION]
Date: 21 May, 2–3 PM
☞ Register: minoritylanguagespanel.peatix.com

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The Kristang Language Festival is organised by Kodrah Kristang (kodrahkristang.com) and has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the National Heritage Board, ACM (Asian Civilisations Museum), Our Singapore Fund, College of Alice & Peter Tan – CAPT, Awesome Foundation Singapore, and The Eurasian Association, Singapore.

Ticket Price: Free

Time

20 (Saturday) 9:30 am - 21 (Sunday) 4:00 pm

Location

Asian Civilisations Museum

1 Empress Place

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