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Sat Nov 3 2012, 2:00pm–4:00pm

Where: National Museum Of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road , Museum, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Learn about the past as professional puppeteers bring to life Singapore’s history through story-telling and puppet play.

The National Museum of Singapore’s presents a parent-child workshop Puppets Alive! – Discovering Singapore’s History through Traditional Chinese Puppetry, which includes a specially designed gallery tour to the National Museum’s Film & Wayang Gallery. Conducted by The Finger Players, participants will also have the opportunity to try their hands at performing traditional Chinese puppetry while bonding with one other in a fun and meaningful way. Watch as these skilful professional puppeteers bring traditional Chinese hand puppets to life and learn about the culture and importance of traditional street performances and art forms.

Puppets Alive! – Discovering Singapore’s History through Traditional Chinese Puppetry is part of Historia SG, an annual four-month series of public programmes designed for all ages. This year’s programme include a two-part seminar, a filmmaking competition that explores the history of Bras Basah, themed-lectures and talks , children-centric workshops, performances, and thematic tours to the National Museum’s Singapore Living Galleries.