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Lynn Wong
Lynn Wong

Meet Lynn Wong

HERITAGE CONSULTANT. INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTIST. COMMUNITY BUILDER.

Lynn is on a mission to uncover, document, and revive disappearing foods, festivals, spaces, and communities in Singapore.


Besides driving academic research projects on different aspects of the Chinese diaspora - clan associations, historical temples, everyday customs - Lynn has helped numerous organisations amplify the impact of their rich histories by curating memorable exhibitions, organising festivals that engage intergenerations, as well as providing capacity-building trainings. 


Well recognised for her heritage efforts, she also empowers individuals to discover and leverage their origin story for personal and professional success. 

Lynn Wong Reviving Qixi

Author of "Reviving Qixi: Singapore's Forgotten Seven Sisters Festival" 

Featured in The Sunday Times, Straits Times, Lian He Zao Bao and more, this is the first comprehensive book about the long-forgotten Qixi Festival which has disappeared in Singapore for over half a century.

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Founder of Ho Yeah Festival 

Spearheaded in 2018 by Lynn Wong with the support of over 18 community organisations, heritage businesses and government agencies, this flagship Cantonese and Hakka festival is aimed at inspiring youth to reconnect with their roots.

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Lynn Wong Ho Yeah Festival

Services

Lynn Wong | Archival & Ethnographic Research

Archival & Ethnographic Research

Listening closely to voices on the ground in addition to existing written records for a holistic view on issues that matter to stakeholders and provide policymakers with new perspectives. 

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Lynn Wong | Curatorial Services

Curatorial Services

Beyond curating exhibitions, we also coach docents to leave your audiences with a deep impression. 

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Lynn Wong | Workshops & Talks

Workshops & Talks

From motivational talks to discover ones passion, to capacity building for developing meaningful community engagement projects, our workshops and talks are tailored to suit your needs.

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Lynn Wong | Festivals

Festivals

Bringing together community stakeholders to co-create themed festivals that amplify your message and grow supporters rooting for you. 

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Lynn Wong | Digitisation & Digital Restoration

Digitisation & Digital Restoration

Digital solutions to safekeep and restore old photographs, manuscripts, and important documents for future generations. 

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Lynn Wong | Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Capturing events and moments that stimulate discussions on cultural heritage issues through photography, documentary films, and experimental work.

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Lynn Wong | Awards

Awards

Finalist | Singaporean of the Year Award 2021 | The Straits Times 

Special Prize | UNESCO Asia-Pacific Youth Intangible Cultural Heritage Storytelling Contest 2019 | Winning documentary film titled “Wui Chiu Mugwort Kueh”​​​

​Juror’s Prize | The Substation BIG4ENBLOC Insta-Film Competition 2018 supported by the Goethe-Institut Singapore​

1st Runner-Up (Open Category) | Singapore Heritage Short Film Competition 2018 | Winning documentary film titled “Siew Heng Guo Zeng Zong Dumpling”​

Silver Award (Team) | 24th Ngee Ann City National Lion Dance Championships 2018 (Traditional Category) held in Singapore​

Inaugural Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations (SFCCA) Outstanding Youth Award in 2017

Young Women's Leadership Connection (YWLC) Outstanding Member Award in 2015​

World Champion (Woman) | Inaugural “Huang Feihong Cup” International Hung Kuen Competition 2014 held in Guangzhou, China

What People Say

From ideation to execution of the exhibition, Lynn has proven her ability by taking up the roles of a researcher, curator and chief student docent trainer, assisting our team in putting a successful exhibition.

In particular, we would like to commend her for weaving an engaging narrative script for the student docents that greatly aids in creating an immersive experience for visitors. We received compliments from schools, as well as visitors of a diverse profile, including that of distinguished guests like President Halimah Yacob and Minister Ong Ye Kung.

Mark Mah

Executive Director

Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations


Hi Ms Wong, I have been to so many leadership talks and workshops and I have to say yours is truly the best!

Your realism, genuine passion really shows in your sharing. I really hope your passion to inspire will continue. I really cannot stress how wonderful this was :)

Student

Eunoia Junior College


I had the opportunity to visit the “New World, New Life” Exhibition held at SCCC last year. I really appreciate the amount of thinking and effort that went into the conceptualization and the research of content for this exhibition.

You have created a wonderful experience for the visitors and also started off a positive ripple effect for us in schools! Please continue the good work and I look forward to the opportunities that we can collaborate again in the future.

Koh Qinghui

HOD/Chinese Language

Hong Wen School


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