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Do you and your family practise any kinds of Intangible Cultural Heritage?
Do you think that it is important that we continue to conduct archaeological digs in Singapore?
Do you feel there are sufficient opportunities for you or your community to contribute to the promotion of heritage?
Do our museums and their collections help you to understand Singapore’s history better?
To me, heritage means:
Knowing the story of how Singapore came to be 37%
Old buildings and places, and the stories they hold 54%
Museums and the treasures they present 26%
Our culture (e.g., food, folktales, traditional performing arts, social practices, festivals 78%
Heritage is important to me because:
It helps me to understand my identity as a Singaporean 52%
It helps me to know my roots and where I come from 63%
Its values help to guide me or my children for the future 35%
It is relevant to my daily life 23%
I am open to participating more in heritage activities such as:
Going to a museum 50%
Attending a cultural festival 55%
Exploring a heritage trail or site 78%
Volunteering at a heritage event 37%
I would participate more in heritage activities if:
They are closer to my home or workplace 41%
There are more activities for non-English speaking audiences 9%
They celebrate my family's or community’s heritage 34%
They feature aspects of our heritage I never knew about 82%
Which parts of our Intangible Cultural Heritage are important to you?
Folktales, myths and songs 43%
Social practices and festivals 70%
Traditional performing arts 45%
Knowledge of nature and the universe (e.g., fengshui) 24%
Traditional trades and crafts 61%
Food heritage 55%
What does a museum mean to you?
A source of inspiration 46%
A place to discover Singapore’s roots 60%
A place to discover Singapore’s place in the world 39%
A place to display our treasures 48%
A place for outings with family and friends 30%
A place for educating our young on heritage 56%
If you were in charge of the budget for Our SG Heritage Plan, what would you fund?
Community events (e.g., festivals) 52%
Heritage education programmes for students 50%
Skills building for heritage specialists 42%
Heritage research 57%
Digital technology to engage more people about heritage 46%