Kampong Glam Cultural Tour: Discovering Singapore’s Malay-Muslim Heritage™ - a Virtual Experience

Description of Programme

Enter Kampong Glam, a fascnating heritage district that is also the traditional seat of the Malay royalty. Visit one of Singapore’s most iconic places of worship and learn about the religion followed by over a billion people around the world and half a miilion in Singapore. Get a rare glimpse of traditional Malay trades before they die out in a rapidly urbanising Singapore. Discover the colourful patterns and motifs featured in traditional Malay sarongs and compete with one another to tie one on your own. Explore the origins, culture and contributions of the Malay community at the Malay Heritage Centre. Engage in a quiz to gauge your undertanding of Kampong Glam and Malay culture. Finally, visit the resting place of royalty and understand their critical role in the founding of Singapore in the early 19th Century. Sites covered a. Bussorah Mall b. Sultan Mosque (entry subject to availability) c. Traditional Malay/Islamic shops d. Malay Heritage Centre – selected galleries (entry subject to availability) e. Jalan Kubor – Royal Graveyard Meeting point Bugis MRT Station outside Exit B

Learning Objective / Total Defence Pillars

1. Total Defence (Social and Psychological)

2. Learn about the first Sultan and the Malay royalty of in the founding of SIngapore in the early 19th Century. Understand the origins, traditions, cultures, religions, heritage and contributions of Singapore's Malay community..

3. Be introduced to the basic tenets of Islam and appreciate the central role of Islam in the identity and lives of the Malay community.


2.5 - 3 hrs

Session Timings

Session 1: 09:00 – 11:30/12:00
Session 2: 14:00 – 16:30/17:00

Pricing (per participant)

Min 50 pax: $20.00
51 - 100 pax: $18.00

Terms and Conditions

a. The units will be allowed to make a one-time amendment to their booking, to be communicated to JPL in writing at least ten working days before the conduct of the NE Activity.
b. If the units submit an amendment to their booking less than ten working days before the conduct of the NE Activity, they will be charged an amendment fee.

a. JPL will charge the full amount per participant who is absent from the NE Activity without any valid reason.
b. The charges will be waived in full for absent participants with a valid reason subject to a maximum of 10 per cent of the agreed number of participants.
c. The following valid reasons for absenteeism are:
c.i. Submit a valid medical certificate or relevant medical documentation, or
c.ii. Furnish certain compelling reasons which are unrelated to work commitments, such as compassionate leave
d. Relevant documentation must be provided within 5 working days of the completion of the NE Activity.

a. In the event that units request cancellation of confirmed NE Activities, JPL may impose cancellation charges on these units, if a cancellation notice is not received (in writing) at least 10 working days prior to the confirmed date of the Activity. The cancellation clauses will be as follows:

Cancellation notice (No. of Working Days) before confirmed date of NE Activity and maximum cancellation charges:
Less than 10 working days' notice - 10% of total fees for all participants
Less than 2 working days' notice - 50% of total fess for all participants
Less than 1 working days' notice - 100% of total fees

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