Singapore wants its hawker culture to be on Unesco cultural heritage list


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  • Sunday, 19 Aug 2018

Singapore will be nominating its hawker culture for inscription into Unesco’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, said its prime minister Lee Hsien Loong. - The Straits Times/Asia News Network

PETALING JAYA: Singapore will be nominating its rich hawker culture for Unesco's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, says its prime minister Lee Hsien Loong.

In his speech during the republic's National Day Rally on Sunday (Aug19), Lee said Singapore's hawker centres were its "community dining rooms" and are a unique part of the country's heritage and identity.

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