Members of the Kreta Ayer Senior Activity Centre learning how to make stress balls
Passerbys sharing their insights on Chinatown during our public engagement activity
Proposing a toast (of tea) with participants at the Smells of Chinatown workshop in Pek Sin Choon
Our Drama Box crew proudly showing off their own handmade stress balls with members of the Kreta Ayer Senior Activity Centre
Local actress Jalyn Han as our bao-making auntie imparting skills of making longevity buns at the Flavours of Chinatown workshop to foreign visitors
Drama Box's Associate Artistic Director, Koh Hui Ling, having a friendly conversation with the participants of the Sounds of Chinatown workshop
We engaged the members of the Kreta Ayer Senior Activity Centre, excavating a myriad of stories and memories in the process
We took to the streets in the latter half of the Sounds of Chinatown workshop, winding through the back alleys of the Chinatown precinct
Our Sounds of Chinatown workshop started off within our quarters, allowing participants to explore the insides of a shophouse
Through the Smells of Chinatown workshop, we learnt about the different types of teas, various preparation methods, as well as the art of tea appreciation
Celebrating a successful bao-making session with participants at the Flavours of Chinatown workshop
Sneaking a peek into the Sri Mariamman Temple during one of our site recces
Lasting well into the night, our team explored various routes around the Kreta Ayer area of Chinatown
At last, the crew could catch a breather together after the end of the various workshops conducted
Through our public engagement activity, we uncovered various sentiments from both local residents and tourists
Making a longevity bao takes a lot of work; not only must it taste good, it should look good too!
Evidently, our workshop participants found the baos delicious!
Discovering teas with different aromas with names like Iron Buddha, Dragon Well, Dragon Pearl Jasmine...
Lovely tea accessories that enhance the tea drinking experience!
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