He obtained his Ph D in History from the Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University, Western Australia and joined the National Heritage Board as a Curator in late 2010.
Organised by The Arts House with guide from the Singapore Heritage Society, Charlotte Chu 9 Nov / 5pm – 6.30pm Free & open to all.
Originally named Yongfeng, it was one of two modern warships commissioned by the Qing Government in 1910.
Upon its completion in 1912, the warship was assigned to the Beiyang Government Navy of the newly established Chinese Republic. Sun’s achievements and contributions after his passing in 1925.
The Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall would like to invite members of SHS for this special guided tour.
It is a unique opprtiunity to view more than 50 original artefacts, from honorary plaques to military equipment, are displayed outside of China for the very first time.
About Our Specialist Guide Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at the SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts in Bangkok.
A Singaporean, he studied mass communication at Ngee Ann Polytechnic before pursuing archaeology at the University of Melbourne – a move sparked as a volunteer at the excavations in St Andrew’s Cathedral in 2003.
Register here: Sign up for a free poetry-themed walking trail of Chinatown and explore the area through the eyes and words of local poets such as Arthur Yap, Lee Tzu Pheng and Terence Heng!
More information: https:// We are happy to announce our next event in collaboration with one of Singapore’s most active community heritage organisations, My Queenstown (a part of My Community), who recently launched the My Queenstown Blueprint 2020.
On 24 October 1938, after suffering extensive damage from attacks launched by Japanese fighter planes, the warship sank in the waters of the Yangtze River near Jinkou, a town in Wuhan.
There, the Zhongshan Warship lay submerged until it was salvaged 59 years later, in 1997.
In addition, we welcome SHS members to explore the Hall after its recent gallery enhancement project.