“Di-Tanjong Katong (ayer-nya biru)“
I’m sure the lyrics of this local song will resonate in our hearts. Easy to sing, easy to remember. Those living in the east, especially the Singapore pioneers, have fond memories of the Katong of Old. Katong is situated in the east of Singapore near the seafront. Formerly located by the sea, land was reclaimed all the way to East Coast Park to provide more land for housing and recreational purposes due to shortage of land in the late 1960s after Singapore gained independence.
As of today, more than 20% of the total population in Marine Parade is above the age of 65. One might think that this district is dated and forgotten. You may be surprised to discover that Katong has continued to develop and blossom over the years to attract residents of all ages. It is not uncommon to sight foreigners in this area as well. They love this place to bits. Continue reading “12 Shopping Centres that Shape Katong”