Happy Chinese Lunar New Year 2019!

Today is the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year 2019!  First and foremost, I would like to wish everyone of you a Happy Chinese Lunar New Year 2019! May the Year of the Pig brings you good health, wealth and prosperity with a fireworks from River Hongbao 2019! 祝大家新年快乐,万事如意,身体健康,生意兴隆! Thank you everyone for all your support and encouragement for my photography over the years!

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Where the lights shine above the sky

Where the lights shine above the sky, giving me the directions, me the photographer explorer, to seek, discover and explore, what I wanted to do, for my commercial and personal photography for the year 2019. This artwork is Time Rhythm at the Andersen Bridge in Singapore, part of the I Light Singapore 2019 – Bicentennial edition taking place right now till 24th February 2019. Keep a lookout for my photographs on my Instagram , as I start to explore all of the artworks at i Light Singapore 2019. Just having a number of thoughts inside my mind, wrote it down and …

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Bridging Realms – Ink Mountain

Through the multi-disciplinary world of arts, it can bring new perspectives to people, on how they view, interpret, understand and learn about the world around them, the different cultures and belief systems in different societies around the world.  Bridging Realms at the Esplanade – Theatres on the bay presents four exhibitions around Esplanade, one of the exhibitions is Ink Mountain, 墨山, by artists Mark Chan with Brian Gothong Tan. Ink Mountain, 墨山is not your usual conventional Chinese calligraphy artworks or traditional ink painting exhibition. Upon stepping into Jendela (Visual Arts Space) where this special and unique exhibition is held, visitors …

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Light to Night Festival 2019 – SG Art Week Edition

Light to Night Festival 2019 returns to the Civic District in Singapore with two unique experiences over a period of six weeks, starting from 18th January 2019. The Singapore Art Week Edition is taking place from 18th January to 27th January 2019 before the Bicentennial Edition takes over from 28th January to 24th February 2019. This annual urban art event has both indoor and outdoor elements, with the light projections on the Civic District monuments façade.  There are also indoor art installations and art highlight trails for visitors to enjoy as well. Starting from the National Gallery Singapore, visitors can explore the rest of the …

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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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