Singapore HeritageFest 2024

Singapore HeritageFest 2024

The Singapore HeritageFest 2024 presents an opportunity to explore the storied heritage and architecture of The Capitol Kempinski Singapore and unravel the enchanting history behind CHIJMES from 1 to 26 May 2024.

24 Apr 2024

Rediscover the Past, Celebrate the Future: Singapore HeritageFest 2024 Unfolds at Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES

A journey through the depths of Singapore's rich heritage awaits as the National Heritage Board (NHB) proudly presents the Singapore HeritageFest 2024 (SHF), an exploration of the intricate stories behind the cherished buildings and monuments from 1 to 26 May 2024. At the heart of this celebration lies The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore, Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES, beckoning visitors to step back in time and Rediscover Through Lenses of the Past. From a bespoke afternoon tea at The Capitol Kempinski Singapore, savouring a curated five-course afternoon tea, to a guided tour through the storied history of CHIJMES, every corner holds a tale waiting to be discovered.

To delve deeper into the heart of Singapore's past, present and the future, guests can enjoy a series of immersive activities at SHF 2024, including:

Heritage Afternoon Tea at Lobby Lounge

Guests are invited to indulge in a delightful afternoon tea, brimming with sweet and savoury delights inspired by Singapore's rich culinary heritage. Priced at S$52 on weekdays and S$58 on weekends and public holidays, this afternoon tea offers the perfect opportunity to unwind.

From 1 to 26 May  2024, The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore's Lobby Lounge presents “Our Storied Past: Heritage Tour and Afternoon Tea”, where the five-course Afternoon Tea is made more exciting with the addition of an exclusive walking tour, every Wednesday and Saturday at 5pm. With no additional charges, guests can join a special guided tour led by Heritage Curator, Jean, after the delightful Afternoon Tea. This immersive experience takes guests through the grand halls and corridors of The Capitol Kempinski Singapore, exploring iconic sites such as the historic Capitol Theatre, a cinematic gem that has stood the test of time. The journey continues with a stroll through the enchanting precinct of CHIJMES, where centuries of history come to life amidst the charming and serene architecture.

During the promotional period from 1 to 26 May 2024, guests can enjoy a 15% discount on the Afternoon Tea experience when booking this unique experience. Limited slots available for the walking tour.

Heritage Dish at 15 Stamford

Restaurant, Restaurant, Dining Area, Dining, On-Site

(15 Stamford's Signature Laksa)

Local food enthusiasts in Singapore are in for a treat with 15 Stamford's Heritage Dish promotion. From 1 to 26 May 2024, guests are invited to enjoy the flavours of tradition with an exclusive opportunity to elevate their dining experience. Diners choosing to indulge in the set lunch at 15 Stamford, priced at S$40, can enjoy a complimentary upgrade to the fragrant allure of the signature Laksa or the comforting familiarity of Chicken Rice at no additional charges.

A Sip from the Past at The Bar at 15 Stamford

Recognising that the best stories are often told over a drink, The Bar at 15 Stamford, nestled within the historic confines of The Capitol Kempinski Hotel, finds inspiration in the hotel's rich heritage while embracing the future. Crafted with passion and precision, the bar’s signature cocktail, PLANTATION 1840, inspired by the illustrious life of Joseph Balestier, the first US Consul to Singapore, and his wife, Maria Balestier, daughter of Paul Revere, American Civil War midnight rider, offers a bold yet refreshing experience for both familiar and new patrons. From 1 to 26 May, guests can enjoy a complimentary serving of the renowned Truffle Fries with the purchase of two glasses of the exquisite PLANTATION 1840.

Limited to one redemption per bill per table.

Royston At Capitol

Local attraction, Local Attraction, Local Area, Off-Site

(Capitol Theatre)

The magic of cinema transports guests back to the past on 10 May with local filmmaker, Royston Tan, as he bridges the past and the present on the silver screen. Renowned for his passion for historic tales, Tan presents a curated list of films featuring the Capitol Theatre, an iconic 94-year dream palace, celebrating Singapore's greatest cinematic space. The evening marks a homecoming for Tan, as he unveils his acclaimed works like, 'Bunga Sayang', showcased in the anthology '7 Letters' at the Capitol Theatre, coinciding with the cinema's 94th  anniversary this month. In collaboration with Chuan Pictures and Capitol Singapore, Royston at Capitol goes beyond mere entertainment, offering an immersive experience. The evening culminates in an engaging Q&A dialogue session with Tan himself, offering audiences a unique opportunity to gain insights behind these iconic films and the inspiration drawn from the Capitol Theatre.

In-house guests of The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore will receive complimentary access to the screening on a first come, first served basis.

A timeless journey of rediscovery and celebration awaits all, at the Singapore HeritageFest 2024, with every step celebrating Singapore's rich heritage and cultural legacy. 

Prices are subject to prevailing government tax (9%) and 10% service charge.

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