Be a part of PhotoMarathon for the Community!

This year 2018 is going to be the 16thyear while this would be my 8thyear participating in the PhotoMarathon in Singapore! Taking place on 28thJuly 2018 is  Canon PhotoMarathon XVI, register now and be a part of a PhotoMarathon for the Community! I made my maiden debut competing in Canon PhotoMarathon in the year 2008, followed by 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017. From the links, you can read my personal stories during my years of participation, including the various unique, interesting and challenging Canon PhotoMarathon themes during my seven years of participation! Looking back at my different years …

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The World’s first ever Creative Commons musical “What If” by ikibook

There is something brewing right here in Singapore over the past few weeks, this is something special and unique, that had been building up and growing over the past three weeks, with the grand finale performance taking place on Sunday 8th July afternoon, at the inagural Campus Party Singapore 2018. What is so special and unique about it? First and foremost, this is the world’s first ever Creative Commons musical, “What If” presented by ikibook. The “What If” musical is a crowd sourced, organic collaboration with heartlanders (our everyday folks), talented and creative musicians, dancers, artists, singers, perfomers. A complete collaboration …

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Singapore Food Festival 2018 is back from 13 to 29 July!

Food lovers around the world alert! The Singapore Food Festival (SFF) is back! This annual food event in Singapore is not to be missed for all foodie lovers, with its delicious food programmes and a exciting line up of delicious food events during the Singapore Food Festival 2018, taking place from 13th to 29th July! This Singapore Food Festival 2018 is going to feature both traditional and contemporary cuisines of Singapore! Ms Ranita Sundramoorthy, Director of Retail and Dining, Singapore Tourism Board (STB), said: “It has been an amazing 25-year journey for the Singapore Food Festival. Over the years, the …

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Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes Exhibition

The world of Marvel Super Heroes, a world that has a huge branding,  influence, following and support around the world from its ardent fans. Everyone of us loves a super hero, their strength and power to save people and the world. Today, Marvel Heroes loyal fans can enter into a highly immersive Marvel Studios world of Marvel Heroes, to be up close and personal with their favourite Marvel Heroes chracter at the Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes exhibition at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore. This exhibtion, Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes, is part of a three-year collaboration between Singapore …

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The Little Prince is now in Singapore!

The Little Prince is in town, have you heard of him? At the back of my mind, who is this “Little Prince”? Is he a royalty? Is he a real person or is he fictional? Prior to visiting The Little Prince: Behind the Story exhibition at the Singapore Philatelic Museum, that were some of the questions that occupied my mind. Upon entering into The Little Prince: Behind the Story exhibition, I was brought into another world (of fantasy, travel, adventure and writing), just as what the author, French aviator Antoine de Saint Exupery would want to open it to and …

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Explore Singapore’s National Monuments through Lego bricks and blocks

Eight mininatures of Singapore’s National Monuments, made up of more than 110,000 Lego bricks, designed and built by My Little Brick Shop Pte Ltd, over a period of seven months. This is a very special and unique exhibition, that would attract both young and old, learning  Singapore’s National Monuments, their history and heritage through Lego. Organised by the Preservation of Sites and Monuments (PSM) division of the National Heritage Board (NHB), this is part of the PSM’s efforts to raise awareness of Singapore’s buildings history and heritage, using Lego bricks and blocks, to learn and deepen understanding of Singapore’s buildings …

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McDonald’s Singapore adds six new players to FIFA World Cup 2018 excitement

FIFA World Cup 2018 is coming soon, it’s going to start on 14th June 2018 and ends on 15th July 2018! In Singapore, we are getting ready for World Cup 2018 and McDonald’s Singapore is also getting into action, they are adding six new players to their food line up, adding to FIFA World Cup 2018 excitement! All the six new players would be great additions to the line up, accompanying us watching World Cup 2018 matches here in Singapore during the month of football action at World Cup 2018 in Russia! Who are the six new players added by …

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The Whisky Festival 2018 at Changi Airport

The Whisky Festival is back again to Singapore at our DFS Singapore Changi Airport. Whisky lovers, don’t miss it! While it had already started on 4thMay, this festival is held until 30thJune 2018 and whisky lovers are able to explore over 300 whiskeys from around the world! There are many exciting festivites and activities taking place at The Whisky Festival and one of them is the Whisky Appreciation Master Class! In the year 2017, I attended a Whisky Appreciation Master Class by Balvenie at Changi Airport Whisky House inside Changi Airport Terminal 2 transit area. I had a great time …

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First Visit to Tech in Asia Singapore 2018

Tech in Asia Singapore, a conference for the startups ecosystem, coming together to build and network together over two days. This conference was first conceived in 2012 and Tech in Asia Singapore 2018 was my maiden visit to this conference. Attending Tech in Asia Singapore 2018 was a great experience for me, listening to great panel sessions across different stages over two days, visiting different companies from various industries, listening to them sharing more about their products, services etc. I wrote and shared about my experiences, thoughts and views (from a technology writer/enthusiast perspective) on attending Tech in Asia Singapore …

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Amek Gambar: Peranakans and Photography

Nowadays, photography has become a widespread movement with the proliferation of digital photography and smartphone photography. From the selfies, wefies and photographs we took with our smartphones, not to mention photographs shot with digital compact cameras, mirrorless cameras and DSLRs, the total number of photographs that we are taking today is really phenomenal. In 2014, according to Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report, people uploaded an average of 1.8billion digital images every single day. Now, think back, how did photography came about and in which year? How was the early days of photography like? Photographs provided us with a lot …

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