Hawker culture in Singapore, community dining and culinary…Singapore
Representative List 2020
EN: A Malay hawker prepares satay (seasoned and skewered meat grilled over hot charcoal)
EN: An Indian Muslim hawker cooking briyani (rice dish)
EN: Hawker centres are naturally-ventilated premises with stalls selling food from various cultures. This hawker centre is located in a residential district.
EN: People from diverse age groups, genders, ethnicities and religions dine in and socialise at a hawker centre
EN: A group of friends enjoying local Chinese, Malay and Indian delights at a hawker centre
EN: Playing chess at a howker centre. Beyond a place for food, hawker centres are also a place for social interactions and community bonding.
EN: A father enjoying cendol, a local dessert, with his children at a hawker centre
EN: A mother sharing the skill of making jiaozi (Chinese dumplings) with her son at her hawker stall
EN: A master hawker demonstrates techniques for making chicken rice. This is part of the 'Hawker Fare Series', where experienced hawkers share their culinary skills and knowledge with aspiring hawkers.
EN: Students from St. Gabriel's Primary School involved in an art project at the travelling exhibition on hawker culture. Youth helped to raise public awareness of hawker culture as an intangible cultural heritage and the nomination efforts.