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Symbols and Scripts

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Singapore’s Indian Heritage Centre: Celebrating Indian Culture at IHC CultureFest 2017

Ever wondered what motifs of elephants or peacocks, commonly used in Indian art and craft, mean? A host of Indian crafting traditions has resulted from the many communities of the Indian Subcontinent, many of whom have made Singapore their home. Their use of motifs, symbols, and scripts as part of these practices can be dated as far back as 5000 years! Uncover these symbols and their significance at the Indian Heritage Centre’s (IHC) annual special exhibition, Symbols and Scripts – The Language of Craft. This year, the Indian Heritage Centre CultureFest 2017 will also be launched with the exhibition, and…
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