Singapore Govt To Demolish Cemetery With Statues of Sikh Soldiers (Video)


 

Cemetery in Singapore Called Bukit Brown has Sikh Soldiers statues which the chinese constructed in the belief that Sikhs will protect them in the after world as Sikhs were considered to be fearless.

Ishvinder Singh’s talk will explore the concept of a shared heritage through the Sikh imagery that is realistically captured by Bukit Brown Cemetery and in other sites in Singapore, why it should be saved and how it re-connected the speaker to his Singapore heritage.

About TEDxYouth@Singapore 2013

As our event name states, TEDxYouth@Singapore is organised by the youth for the youth community in Singapore. This year’s theme for TEDx is “REGENERATION” is about changing the mindsets of the youth in Singapore and to empower them to see the world (and themselves) differently.

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