Hawker culture. A proud tradition worthy of a UNESCO bid.


Regardless of their background, any Singaporean will tell you of the many hours and meals they have shared with friends and family at one of Singapore’s many hawker centres. Home to the cheapest Michelin starred establishment in the world, there is no doubt that hawker dishes have been given the public’s nod of approval.

In partnership with Singapore’s Ministry of Communications and Information, the National Geographic team is out to prove that Singapore’s thriving hawker culture deserves UNESCO recognition and appropriate measures to safeguard it for future generations. And we want you to join us in this journey by sharing your photos and stories about Singapore’s hawker culture.

Show your support for Singapore’s UNESCO bid for hawker culture today!



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