Air France

Air France-KLM is the leading Group in terms of international traffic on departure from Europe. In 2016, it offers its customers access to a network covering 328 destinations in 118 countries. With a fleet of 534 aircraft in operation and 93.4 million passengers carried in 2017, Air France-KLM operates up to 2,300 daily flights from its hubs at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol.

In 2016, Air France supported the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) with partial in-kind cargo support, discounted air-tickets and media spaces for ACM’s special exhibition Christianity in Asia: Sacred Art and Visual Splendour.

Christianity in Asia: Sacred Art and Visual Splendour Exhibition

Broadcast Professional Pte Ltd

Broadcast Professional Pte Ltd has been the forerunner in the broadcasting and recording industry for the last 30 years. It is responsible for many turnkey projects and system integration around the region.

In 2016, Broadcast Professional became the official system integrator partner for the exhibition Story of the Forest at the Glass Rotunda at the National Museum of Singapore (NMS).

Broadcast Professional provided a full turnkey solution from construction of exhibit structure, project management, system integration and programming works for the exhibition. The partnership between Broadcast Professional and NMS integrated the use of technology and heritage in showcasing the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings, Singapore’s national treasure.


Story of the Forest Exhibition


Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Connected to over 380 cities in some 90 countries and territories, Singapore Changi Airport is the world's sixth busiest airport for international traffic. Consistently voted the best in its class by both passengers and business partners, Changi Airport has received 540 Best Airport awards to date, including its fifth consecutive World’s Best Airport by Skytrax.

Changi Airport Group, the operator and manager of Changi Airport, is committed to promoting and showcasing Singapore’s culture and heritage to the world. In 2016, Changi Airport Group pledged to support the National Heritage Board with provision of media spaces across Changi Airport’s terminals till early 2018.

Media Space at Changi Airport


Mr Edmond Chin

Edmond Chin is a long-time friend and benefactor of the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM). Born in Singapore, Mr Chin graduated from Oxford University with a degree in geography. His lifelong interest and passion for jewellery and design led him to become a curator, collector and head of the jewellery department at Christie’s Hong Kong, and finally the proprietor of his own jewellery salon Etcetera Ltd, based in Hong Kong.

In 2016, Mr Chin donated generously to ACM and pledged further cash support till 2019. Mr Chin’s support will enable ACM to acquire Austronesian and Southeast Asia art and objects.

Façade of Asian Civilisations Museum


Givaudan Singapore Pte Ltd

Givaudan Singapore Pte Ltd is the world’s leading fragrance and flavours company. A passionate supporter of the arts and heritage scene over the years, Givaudan previously provided the creative and technical expertise to enrich the permanent galleries at the National Museum of Singapore with interactive scents unique to Singapore, engaging visitors’ olfactory senses.

In 2016, Givuadan supported the Singapore Heritage Festival by conducting a memorable workshop using unique scents specially created by Givaudan. It also supported the exhibition Eat at TJ - Our Hawker Centres and Food Heritage at National Heritage Board’s first community museum at Taman Jurong, with scents to enhance visitors’ experience. Furthermore, Givaudan donated in cash towards Children's Season 2016.

Memories and Scents Workshop, Singapore Heritage Festival

Eat at TJ - Our Hawker Centres and Food Heritage Exhibition


KidZania Singapore

KidZania Singapore is an interactive kid-sized indoor city where kids are empowered to live out their aspirations, and develop important life skills and values through the benefits of realistic role-play experiences.


Since April 2016, KidZania Singapore has supported the venue space for The Intan Peranakan Museum to curate and house the very first Peranakan Museum, delivering an Intan & KidZania experience that is unique to Singapore’s culture to local and overseas visitors.

The Intan Peranakan Museum


Kids role-playing as museum curators

Lien Shih Sheng Youth Chinese Literature Fund

In 2016, the Lien Shih Sheng Youth Chinese Literature Fund generously donated in cash towards the Chinese Heritage Centre at Nanyang Technological University. The fund was set up to motivate young Singaporeans to excel in Chinese language, literature and culture.

The objective of the Fund, ‘Eight Plus Eight’ ‘八 加 八’ (八年加八年), is to capture the hearts, interest, and imaginations of the young when they are eight years old, and maintain and grow that interest for the next eight years. The desired outcome is for young Singaporeans to be educated and equipped with skills to step into a world where skills in Chinese are increasingly important.

Lien Shih Sheng Youth Chinese Literature Fund


Panasonic Systems Solutions Asia Pacific

Panasonic System Solutions Asia Pacific has been a long-time supporter of local heritage.


In 2016, Panasonic provided in-kind support towards the Singapore Night Festival as well as the exhibition Story of the Forest at the Glass Rotunda at the National Museum of Singapore (NMS).


With Panasonic’s support, thousands of festivalgoers and museum visitors enjoyed the NMS’ and Singapore Art Museum’s façade-mapping works as well as installations and performances that required the creative use of Panasonic projectors.

The Ink Mapping by Oskar & Gaspar, Singapore Night Festival

The Story Box by A Dandypunk, Singapore Night Festival


SBS Transit Ltd

SBS Transit Ltd is a leading bus and rail operator in Singapore, and serves more than three million passengers on Singapore’s extensive bus and rail network.


SBS Transit has long supported Singapore’s national language campaigns organised by the Language Council Secretariat. In 2016, SBS Transit provided advertising spaces on its buses, to the Malay Language Council, Singapore for Bulan Bahasa (Malay Language Month), and the Promote Mandarin Council for the Speak Mandarin Campaign.

This has helped the language councils promote the use and champion the preservation of our mother tongue languages.

A public bus advertisement for the Speak Mandarin Campaign



A public bus advertisement for Bulan Bahasa (Malay Language Month)


Singapore Post Limited

Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) is a long-time supporter of the Singapore Philatelic Museum (SPM). SingPost has been providing financial support and partnering the museum for heritage preservation and public education programmes since the museum’s inception in 1995.


Some of SPM’s special exhibitions and educational programmes that SingPost supported in 2016 were:

  • More Than Monkeys, 29 January 2016 to 2 January 2017
  • Shaking it With Shakespeare, 14 May 2016 to 26 March 2017
  • Collecting Magic: From Stamps to Wands, 2 November 2016 to 18 June 2017
  • National Stamp Collecting Competition and Exhibition, 19 to 21 August 2016

Shaking It With Shakespeare Exhibition



Collecting Magic: From Stamps to Wands Exhibition


The Hour Glass Limited

The Hour Glass Limited is a leading premier luxury watch retail group in Asia and an avid supporter of local heritage.


In 2015, at a fundraising auction organised by eminent Swiss watch manufacturer, Patek Philippe, The Hour Glass successfully won a closed auction bid for the Farquhar Collection Dome Clock.


The full proceeds were donated to National Museum of Singapore (NMS) to enhance its exhibition offerings and programmes. In 2016, The Hour Glass generously donated the Farquhar Collection Dome Clock to the NMS for its opening of the revamped Glass Rotunda alongside two new permanent installations.

The Farquhar Collection Dome Clock was specially created and designed by Patek Philippe Genève to commemorate Singapore’s 50th year of independence the same year. This unique dome clock was inspired by the NMS’ prized William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings, which consists of 477 drawings depicting the flora and fauna in Singapore and the neighbouring region in the early 19th century.



Farquhar Collection Dome Clock