Described as "a small gem" by Screen Daily magazine and the first Singaporean feature film to win at the Cannes Film Festival, Ilo Ilo chronicles the poignant relationship between the Lim family and their newly arrived maid, Teresa. Like many other Filipino women, Teresa has come to this city in search of a better life. However, her kind presence in the family worsens their already strained relationship, as she tries to bring order into this dysfunctional family besides cooking and cleaning. Jiale, the young and troublesome son, starts to form a unique bond with Teresa. But this is 1997 and the Asian Financial Crisis is beginning to be felt in the region…
Free admissions. Drop in, no reservations.
Coffee was served with much splendor at the harems of the Ottoman palace and mansions. First, sweets (usually jam) was served on silverware, followed by coffee serving. The coffee jug would be placed in a sitil (brazier), which had three chains on its sides for carrying, had cinders in the middle, and was made of tombac, silver or brass. The sitil had a satin or silk cover embroidered with silver thread, tinsel, sequin or even pearls and diamonds.
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 - 19:00
Friday 10:00 - 22:00
Sunday 12:00 - 18:00
The museum is closed on Mondays.
On Wednesdays, the students can
visit the museum free of admission.
Full ticket: 80 TL
Discounted: 40 TL
Groups: 60 TL (minimum 10 people)
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