Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Migrant Narratives and the Singapore Malayalee Community by Dr Anitha Devi Pillai

June 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am


Join us for an enlightening workshop where Dr. Anitha Devi Pillai delves into the rich history of the Singapore Malayalee community. Discover fascinating stories of early Malayalee migrants, their journeys, settlements, occupations, traditional attire, and unique reading culture. This 45-minute talk, followed by a 15-minute tour, offers a captivating introduction to the Singapore Malayalees and their enduring legacy. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the vibrant heritage and cultural contributions of this dynamic community!



  • understand the historical waves of Malayalee migration to Singapore and the socio-political factors that influenced the movements
  • learn how the Malayalee community has preserved its cultural heritage while adapting to the multicultural landscape of Singapore



Deepen your understanding of migration narratives and their impact on identity and community. Appreciate the rich cultural heritage and contributions of the Singapore Malayalee community.

By agreeing to join the workshop, each participant shall be responsible for any injury, loss of damage due to carelessness or other actions on his/her part or that of the children under his/her charge.

  • The workshop will start on time
  • Photographs may be taken for marketing and publicity purposes
  • We do not accept cash payment
  • No refund/exchange of tickets is allowed under any circumstances except for workshop cancellation by IHC
  • Please present your electronic or printed ticket(s) to join this workshop. We are unable to cater for walk-in registrations
  • If you are unable to locate the museum, by the event’s starting time, please have your phone on standby for us to contact you further instructions



If the workshop has to be cancelled due to unforeseen reasons, participants will be informed via email (a few days before the workshop) and SMS (2 hours before the workshop). Participants will receive full refund in case of workshop cancellation via Peatix.


Singapore Visitor Centre@Indian Heritage Centre
5 Campbell Lane 209924 Singapore + Google Map
0 %