Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019

The Chinese Lunar New Year festive season at the start of every new year is arriving soon, in a few weeks time, we would be welcoming Chinese New Year on 5th February 2019, the first day of Chinese New Year 2019. In Singapore, things are in place at Chinatown, preparing to welcome the Year of the Pig with lots of events, festivities, activities and celebrations. The Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019 is organised by the Kreta Ayer-Kim Seng Citizens’ Consultative Committee (KA-KS CCC) and supported by the Singapore Tourism Board. On 20th January 2019, it would be the official light …

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The Great Clarke Quay FEASTival

Feasting on the bridge with many different choices of delicious cuisine from 15 restaurants, dining with family and friends under the stars with music and fun, in the heart of the iconic and historic Singapore River. Welcome to the inaugural outdoor pop-up dining concept, The Great Clarke Quay FEASTival! The Great Clarke Quay FEASTival is taking place from 5th to 9th December 2018, from 6pm to 11pm at Read Bridge, Clarke Quay. From 15 different restuarants participating at the The Great Clarke Quay FEASTival, visitors would be spoilt for gastronomic choices, there is something for everybody visiting this inagural outdoor pop-up dining …

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Minimalism – Space Light Object

In the current world that we live in, constantly filled with unrelentless updates, sharing and exchanges on social media networks, do you ever feel the stress, fatigue, anxiety and anger from this era of digital connectivity? Do you ever feel the need and desire to move away from all these digital connections and into a world of Minimalism of space, light and object? What is Minimalism all about? What does Minimalism mean to you? Minimalism – Space, Light, Object, what is this all about?   I had been exploring and discovering Minimalism, through my own interpretation using black and white …

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In an Instant: Polaroid at National Museum of Singapore

In today’s world of technology, internet and social media networks, in an instant,  with the power of smartphones and apps, photographs of almost anything and everything, can be captured and shared in an instant. Where is the origin of this modern instant photography? The origin of modern instant photography can be traced back to the late 1940s with the introduction of the Polaroid camera to the world. In an Instant: Polaroid at National Museum of Singapore, you can take a photography journey back in time to learn and explore the roots and origin of instant photography. Edwin Land: Scientist, Inventor, …

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Between The Lines – The Chinese Cartoon Revolution

A special exhibition is now taking place at Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, it’s titled “Between the Lines – The Chinese Cartoon Revolution”. This is a unique and very interesting exhibition, using satirical sketches to tell stories, spread a national movement and capture historical moments in time. Wan Qing CultureFest 2018  This special exhibition, Between the lines – The Chinese Cartoon Revolution, was officially launched together with Wan Qing CultureFest 2018 on 3rd November 2018. Visitors were able to catch wonderful performances during the launch event, bringing them back in time to the good old days. The theme for Wan …

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Pandora’s Garden – Singapore’s first Rosé bar

A cosy rooftop garden bar, tucked away in the conservation neighbourhood of Ann Siang, not too far away from the central business district of Singapore, is now the home of Singapore’s first Rosé bar, Pandora’s Garden! Pink is the new Black! At Pandora’s Garden, this newly opened rooftop garden bar is dedicated to serving Rosé wine! When I made a visit to Pandora’s Garden, a few things caught my attention, the ambience and surroundings of Rosé bar and their Rosé wine collection! Located on the rooftop courtyard of Ann Siang House, at 28 Ann Siang Road, in this iconic historical …

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Launch of Malay CultureFest 2018 & Undangan ke Baitullah

The Malay CultureFest 2018 is back, it was officially launched on the 12th October 2018 at the Malay Heritage Centre by the Guest of Honour, Mdm Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore. Along with the launch of MalayCultureFest 2018, a special exhibition titled, “Undangan ke Baitullah: Pilgrims’ Stories from the Malay World to Makkah / Kisah-kisah Haji dari Alam Melayu ke Makkah” was also launched together on the same day. Malay CultureFest 2018 This year’s Malay CultureFest 2018 focus on artistic expressions of devotion and faith, found throughout the Nusantara, in conjunction with the special exhibition titled, “Undangan ke …

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My Retro find at Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market

A month ago, I shared a photo on my Instagram, my retro find at Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market. I asked my followers/readers to make a guess which whisky flask bottle did I purchase? Today I am going to reveal the answer! My choice is this glass hip flask in leather case! Being a heritage, vintage and retro enthusiast/supporter myself, I always love flea markets and the regular retro flea market that I always visit is the Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market by Vintage Flea Market by the Retro Factory! If you love arts, craft and lifestyle products, …

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Singapore Night Festival 2018 (17-25 Aug)

The Singapore Night Festival 2018, in its 11th edition since her maiden debut in 2008, an event that I have consistently visited all 11  editions till date (check out my Flickr collection – Singapore Night Festival). Singapore Night Festival 2018 took place from 17th to 25th August 2018 at the Bras Basah Bugis precinct. I visited Singapore Night Festival 2018 over a period of 4 nights, looking at the various Night Lights artworks on display and performances by different arts troupe. The style and direction for Singapore Night Festival 2018 had changed, there wasn’t a big international performance act to anchor the Singapore …

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World Press Photo 2018 – Singapore Exhibition

The “Oscars of Photojournalism”, the World Press Photo (WPP) Exhibition is back in Singapore! Presented by The Straits Times, the World Press Photo (WPP) Exhibition 2018 features 161 prize-winning photographs that captured some of the most powerful, mind blowing and eye opener images around the world! The World Press Photo 2018 – Singapore Exhibition was officially launched on 5th October 2018 by Ms Chang Hwee Nee, CEO of the National Heritage Board at the National Museum of Singapore. Looking back, I can still remember visiting and covering World Press Photo Exhibitions in Singapore starting from World Press Photo 2013 – Singapore …

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