Chinese Storytelling (Ongoing)

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VenueTampines Regional Library
Date 15 Dec 2018
Time11.30am

Since September 2015, Chou Sing Chu Foundation has been organising a series of Chinese storytelling sessions in public libraries around the island. Our aim is to enable children to learn Chinese through listening to interesting and engaging stories, and at the same time, ignite their imagination and instil good values.… View FULL Detail

Sing Chu Literature Lectures

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VenueNAFA Lee Foundation Theatre
Date 24 Mar 2018
Time2 - 4pm

Literature belongs to all those who live and dream. Through Sing Chu Literature Lectures, Chou Sing Chu Foundation regularly invites outstanding individuals from the Chinese literary community to share their journeys with literature lovers. We hope that these masters of literature can reach out to the public and inspire all to continue making literature an essential part of their lives.… View FULL Detail

2018 Spring Festival Couplets Competition

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VenueOur Tampines Hub
Date 4 Feb 2018
Time11am

Spring Festival couplets are the most commonly seen examples of Chinese couplets, and putting on auspicious couplets to welcome the Chinese New Year is a traditional Chinese custom. The 2018 Spring Festival Couplets Competition is accepting entries now! “2018 Spring Festival Couplets Competition” is divided into two categories: A.… View FULL Detail

At Home with Words Roving Exhibition

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VenueTampines Regional Library, Level 2
Date 22 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
Time10am - 9pm

At Home with Words Roving Exhibition We invite you to join us on a journey of discovery into the inner-world of Chinese characters through our roving exhibition “At Home With Words”, and learn how the four themes of daily necessity – clothing, food, shelter, and mobility – are at the root of remarkable aspects of Chinese culture, including the art of calligraphy and seal-carving, the almost-forgotten press-printing and calligraphic inscriptions on signboards are crucial to the passing on and spreading of the Chinese culture.… View FULL Detail

Spring Festival Couplets Talk

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VenueTampines Regional Library, Level 6 Programme Zone (1 Tampines Walk, Our Tampines Hub, Singapore 529684)
Date 2 Dec 2017
Time3:30PM – 5:00PM

Spring Festive couplets are one of Chinese’s most poetic wishes and greetings for the new year. The tradition of writing couplets has slowly been replaced by the commercially created couplets. Instead of using mass produced couplets, you can try creating your very own couplets as gifts for family and friends.… View FULL Detail

Pioneers of the Singapore Chinese Book Industry

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VenueThe Arts House, Chamber (1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429)
Date 9 Nov 2017
Time7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Among the “Five Major Chinese Bookstores”, the locally-founded Shanghai Book Company, World Book Company, and Nanyang Book Company were leaders in Singapore’s early book industry. Their founders – Chen Yoh Shoo, Chou Sing Chu, and Tan Yeok Seong – had a deep and long-lasting impact on cultural development.… View FULL Detail

Words Play Contest

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Date 26 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017

Winners Announcement We would like to thank all participants for taking time to design their unique Words Play cards. Congratulations to all the winners!… View FULL Detail

Sing Chu Children’s Day Party

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VenuePOP@Central, POPULAR Bras Basah Complex
Date 7 Oct 2017
Time2PM – 4PM

Sing Chu Children’s Day Party   Thank you for attending Sing Chu Children’s Day Party! We are happy to see children having a smashing good time listening to stories, hunting for jewels and making their own origami bear and crowns! We hope you had a fun afternoon with us.… View FULL Detail

National Chinese Calligraphy Competition 2017

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VenueUnited Square Shopping Mall
Date 9 Jul 2017
Time1.30pm

2nd Sing Chu National Student Chinese Calligraphy Competition 2017 Winners We would like to express our biggest thanks to all participating students, schools, teachers, parents and judges. The finals held on 9th July 2017 at United Square Shopping Mall Basement 1 Atrium is a great success!… View FULL Detail

Open Call for Children Book Illustrators

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Date 25 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017

Open Call for Children Book Illustrators If you have a flair for creating and drawing characters, here is your chance to join us in illustrating children storybooks. Target Audience The proposed illustration is meant for Chinese young readers between ages 7 to 10 years old in Singapore Eligibility Current full or part time illustrators / designers, current students and freelance professionals are welcome.… View FULL Detail

Passage of Time – Events Series

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VenueThe Pod @ National Library, Level 16
Date 13 May 2017
Time7.30pm

1. From the Bookstores - A Dialogue on the Past, Present and Future Singapore’s bookstore industry has a rich history that can be traced back to the late 19th century. Yet, in a city of rapid development, much of this history remains invisible in the urban landscape.… View FULL Detail