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SingPost releases stamps to mark Singapore hawker culture UNESCO inscription

SingPost releases stamps to mark Singapore hawker culture UNESCO inscription

26/3/2021 6:41:00 AM

SingPost releases stamps to mark Singapore hawker culture UNESCO inscription

SINGAPORE: Singapore Post (SingPost) on Friday (Mar 26) unveiled a set of illustrated stamps to commemorate the inscription of Singapore’s hawker ...

BookmarkSINGAPORE: Singapore Post (SingPost) on Friday (Mar 26) unveiled a set of illustrated stamps to commemorate the inscription ofSingapore’s hawker cultureon the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.The four stamps depict typical hawker centre scenes including hawkers preparing food and beverages, people dining at a hawker centre, common hawker dishes, as well as popular hawker centres around the country.

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AdvertisementREAD: Singapore hawker culture listed as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage“Singaporeans are incredibly familiar with the hawker culture, as it forms an integral part of life in Singapore,” SingPost said in a media release.“A melting pot and natural meeting point for residents across all walks of life, people gather at hawker centres to dine and bond over a diverse variety of local dishes.

“Singapore’s famed hawker dishes originated from the food cultures of different immigrant groups who settled in Singapore a long time ago, and have over time evolved to become the distinctive local dishes loved by residents and tourists alike, forming an important part of Singapore’s rich food heritage.” headtopics.com

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