A Lighter Side of History: Illuminating Deepavali and Christmas
9 December 2023, Saturday
2pm – 4.15pm | Seminar Room, Level 2
$50/pax or $90/pair | Register by clicking here
Prepare to be captivated by an exploration of Deepavali and
Christmas. Hear from Frank Fu – the author and illustrator of Let’s
Celebrate (大家来过节), a series of light-hearted books about
festivals in Singapore as he delves into the significance of light in
both celebrations, unraveling the symbolic representation and
practices that make these festivals so vibrant.
Following the insightful sharing, participants will have the
opportunity to immerse themselves in the artistic expression of both
celebrations. Guided by facilitators from Epic Workshops, attendees
will unleash their creativity onto canvas, translating the essence of
Deepavali and Christmas into visual masterpieces. What makes this
experience truly magical is the integration of LED light elements into
Price includes a presentation, a hands-on workshop, and artwork to
be created by participants.. All materials (except the canvas and
LED lights) will have to be returned at the end of the session. This
programme is suitable for all participants ages 13 and above.
Biography of facilitators
Frank Fu has a Master's degree in Chinese Studies from the
National University of Singapore and is currently the Vice President
of the Qing History Society (Singapore).
He has a keen interest in
the customs and symbolism of the major festivals in multicultural
Singapore. Frank's passion for Singapore's traditional heritage
motivated him to write and illustrate a series of books that sheds
light on Singapore's festivals across the different ethnic groups.
EPIC Workshops stands at the forefront of team-building
experiences in Singapore, offering innovative workshops centered
around crafting. They firmly hold the belief that the strongest
connections between colleagues and friends are nurtured through
shared learning and creativity.