In conjunction with its 179th Anniversary and Mazu Dan – the birthday of the Goddess of the Seas, Mazu, Thian Hock Keng organized a 4-day Festival – “Journeys of Heritage & Faith” from 24 to 27 Apr 19 to promote Chinese customs, traditions, culture and heritage.
A Charity Dinner was held on 24 Apr 19 for more than 180 residents from nine welfare homes as an initiative to promote racial and religious harmony.
The Excursion for Peace was held on the night of 27 Apr 19. It showcases traditional Chinese customs where Mazu embarks on a voyage on Singapore seas. The event attracted a large crowd. Members of the public commented that it was interesting to witness this rare and eye-opening cultural festival.