May 03, 2007
Lim Boon Keng : A Life to Remember
Lim Boon Keng - A Life to Remember
Lim Boon Keng: A Life to Remember” exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr Lim Boon Keng's death in January 1957.
The exhibition features the multi-faceted life of Dr Lim Boon Keng and presents issues on identity, ideals and social problems of Singapore and Chinese Society during his lifetime. Dr Lim Boon Keng a powerful orator and prolific writer led various moral, social and educational reforms and contributed immensely to the welfare of the Straits Chinese community. Among other things, he also promoted the learning of Mandarin and was responsible for the revival of Confucianism in Malaya. Founder of the Singapore Chinese Girls' School, he also became President of the Amoy (Xiamen) University in China.