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Celebrating Orchard at Ngee Ann City

On National Day 2013, Ngee Ann City and National Heritage Board had a day of fun filled National Day Celebrations event at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza, with entertaining cultural performances and educational heritage themed exhibitions. A few of us, friends from the social media arena, photography and heritage buffs, came together and contributed to this event at Ngee Ann City. There were led and coordinated by Jerome, with participation, support and photographs contribution from Francis, Juria, Zinkie, Man Kai, Judith, Kenji and myself!

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The theme was “Celebrating Orchard” and what Orchard Road means to us from our eyes and hearts. Since we all grew up in different eras of Singapore’s growth and expansion, certain parts of Orchard Road means a lot more to me than others who are older or younger than me. When I was growing up, Orchard Road wasn’t as busy and crowded with many new shopping malls today. The places in Orchard Road that I grew up with was Plaza Singapura when you have the lovely delicious food outlets at the basement, Centrepoint a.k.a Centrepoint kids and their open air McDonalds eating area, Cathay Cinema when there were only 2 cinemas and it wasn’t a cineplex. During my photography walkabout to prepare for Celebrating Orchard, I walked around Orchard Road and rediscovering what Orchard Road means to me through my memories and translating into the modern Orchard Road today. There were many memories of what Orchard Road was last time and now today.

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It was great and wonderful to be part of the Celebrating Orchard Photography Exhibition, it’s also an honour for me too, this is my 4th time that my photographs were featured in exhibitions, adding on to a list of my works, mentions, engagements and achievements! A few of us came down in the morning of National Day 2013 to view our Celebrating Orchard photography exhibition and catch up with fellow friends/contributors. We helped each other took photographs beside our exhibited photographs and also a fun group shot with 3 of us inside, Jerome, Juria and myself!

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Photograph Courtesy of Jerome

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Photograph Courtesy of Jerome

Moving ahead, I hope that I am able to contribute more through my photographs and story telling, “as an aspiring photojournalist who turns photographs into stories” written down as part of my new personal bio write up. For this write up, I have to thank Chrissy, fellow UQ alumnus who helped me with this write up for my personal bio! I believe that we can all make a difference and this is where I photograph, document and share the stories and memories of old and modern Singapore.

Experience the Mercedes-Benz B-Drive

The Mercedes-Benz brand and reputation, a very well known and famous automobile brand around the world, not just in automobiles for the consumers. Just to share something with my readers and supporters, one of the favourite cars that I admired is the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG !

Photo Courtesy of Mercedes-Benz and Porter Novelli

Take a close look at the Mercedes-Benz automobile above, do you know which model is this sleek and beautiful Mercedes-Benz car? During this coming weekend in Singapore, you will know about the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class! Come on down, experience and celebrate the launch of the new Mercedes-Benz B-Drive! Make a pit stop at the Mercedes-Benz B-Drive event and be among the first Singaporeans to experience the Mercedes-Benz B-Class, it’s a compact sports tourer with outstanding aerodynamics!

Date: 28 – 29 July 2012

Timing: 28 July 12- 8pm and 29 July 11am – 8pm

Location : Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza

There will be many activities at the event this coming week end to let you know more about the Mercedes-Benz B-Drive, dynamic features and state of the art modern technologies of the car! Besides the activities, there are attractive prizes to be won too! Do check out more details on their facebook! For more information and to register online, please visit www.facebook.com/MercedesBenzSingapore.