Singapore Heritage Fest 2021: Open Business @ Heng Foh Tong

Adapted from Singapore Heritage Fest.
One of the participants for Singapore Heritage Fest 2021, organised by National Heritage Board (NHB).

An intimate online theatre about the journey of the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Singapore brand. Shared by three generations of Host Storytellers and co-created with Theatre Today.

Have you ever wondered what it takes to run a Traditional Chinese Medicine Hall? Watch this video here to hear from the family-run Heng Foh Tong Medical Hall where four-generations of family members pitch in to support the business in various ways. From weighing and preparing herbs and herbal concoctions, brewing herbal teas and drinks, to implementing an online e-commerce platform and SafeEntry requirements, no job is too big or small for the Lee family who takes pride in running this Medical Hall in the heartlands of Bukit Batok.

Click on the register button to join us in an online dialogue on 16 May to hear from Heng Foh Tong Medical Hall about how they have evolved their business over the years and what Traditional Chinese herbs mean to each generation of their family.

This programme is facilitated by Theatre Today.
Theatre Today was established in 2016, by experienced Theatre Director, Drama Educator, Creative Producer, Jeffrey Tan. Theatre Today celebrates the diversity of stories and lived experiences through experiential workshops, commissions or site specific productions. Jeffrey conceptualized OPEN HOMES (2015, 2017 and 2019), where residents became Host Storytellers, who shared personal stories from their own homes. OPEN BUSINESS at the Singapore Heritage Festival focuses on traditional family business.

Heng Foh Tong Medical Hall
Heng Foh Tong was founded in 1957 by Mdm Ng Sock Eng, a second generation Traditional Chinese Medicine veteran in Singapore. We specializes in natural revitalization and healing through herbs dispensary. Mdm Ng together with her son, Peter Lee, and daughter-in-law, Mdm Chye have an accumulation of more than 100 years of TCM herbs experience. We pledge to offer authentic TCM herbs at fair price so that everyone can have access to the medical benefits that have evolved for more than 2500 years.