Singapore Melting Pot

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“That Asia is the Melting Pot of Culture” Singapore Our group will be representing Singapore as the melting pot of culture in Asia. But now let us start by introducing what is a melting pot of culture? Via Wikipedia a melting pot is known as a “metaphor for a various society becoming more standardized. It is the blending of places where variety of races, cultures or individuals assimilate into a unified whole. The melting-together metaphor was in use by the 1780s. The exact term melting pot came into general usage in the United States after it was used as a metaphor describing a union of nationalities, cultures and ethnicities in the 1908 play of the same name.” it is as simple as that. Base in our own opinion, It is where different culture…show more content…
As a result of many cultures that Singapore has obtained the country was divided into several ethnic areas such as Kampong Glam, Little India, and Chinatown. People in Singapore have a diverse religion depending on their own backgrounds and beliefs. The religions in Singapore are Buddhist, Christians, Catholics, Muslim, Hindus and some are Atheist/free-thinkers. The country does not have an official religion but they maintain the values of Confucianism. Singapore was known as one of the global food capital because of the delicious food that the country has to offer especially in terms of sea foods. The country also offers food like Indian, Chinese, French, Thai, Spanish, Indonesian, and Italian food to the local residents and to the tourist that come in their country. In terms of the countries language, Singapore’s official languages are English, Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil. Singaporean also uses 'Singlish' (combination of English and the dialect of Singapore) as their language but the people in Singapore widely use English to communicate with other people. Singapore has a wonderful and unique kind of music. Singapore’s folk music produces an element of Tamil, Chinese, and Malay sounds that is loved by different people in Singapore and also the tourist coming to their country. The culture of Singapore can be so much impressive because of the combinations of different…show more content…
Not to mention the places where you can truly see the cultures that was left behind by the influence of other countries. Singapore is a place where it is common to see a temple, mosque, old commercial building, and a church side by side. In Singapore the Padang district or the Fort Canning Park that seems to be embedded with ancient remains is truly an amazing place to see in Singapore because of the history and the remarkable ancient artefacts that can be found there. The country has also preserved historical places, such as Hindu temples, Chinese Peranakan shop-houses, Muslim Mosques and much more historical architecture. By preserving the famous historical places, Singapore over many years preserved the culture that until now is practiced by the different ethnic groups. It was never forgotten by the people and the historical pieces remained in the hearts and minds of different people living in

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