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World Press Photo Exhibition 2021

Let’s check the World Press Photo 2021 Exhibition at the Singapore National Museum with a visit and walkthrough. The annual global traveling photographic exhibitions comprises of judged entries by an independent jury for the past year in press. For the 2022 exhibition, this include photographs you might remember from the last year in 2021 seen on news media local...

Mapping the world exhibition, National Library

Mapping the World: Perspectives from Asian Cartography is a small temporary exhibition in the Singapore National Library. It showcases rare historical maps with a focus on Asian regions covering those in South and Eastern Asia. Also, the exhibition touts to bring together different mapping traditions across cultures, religions and regions covering worldviews, political and cultural spheres of influence. Let’s...

Human x Nature: Environmental Histories of Singapore

Human x Nature: Environmental Histories of Singapore is a new nature documentation exhibition held at the National Library Building Singapore. Located in the Bugis district, let’s take a glimpse into the historical state and fauna which was once Singapore before the country’s rapid urbanisation. Here, this exhibition explores our relationships with the natural world from cultural understandings and scientific study....

AnimeJapan 2021 online!

AnimeJapan 2021 online touts itself to be one of the biggest anime events in the world. They are back this year again with a digital format. Given venue and travelling restrictions with the coronavirus affect global travel, the event this year is online. The event is held over the weekend from March 27 (Sat) to March 28 (Sun) 2021 The...

Happy Lunar Nui Year 2021!

It is time of the year to usher in the new lunar new year. Come Happy Lunar Nui Year 2021! 2020 was a year worth looking back in reflection to ponder for the next. Looking back, the year of the rat is one not many would like to remember by, especially with our way of life hit by the...

World Press Photo 2020 Exhibition

Let’s check the World Press Photo 2020 Exhibition. For the Singapore league of it 2020 edition, the exhibition is held at the National museum of Singapore. In a nutshell, the event is a press photography contest and showcase. Into its 63rd annual run. It saw contributions from 4282 photographers from 125 countries worldwide. Amazingly, more than 73,996 photographs reviewed as...

C3 AFA 2020 convention cancelled and going digital

AFA Singapore is a mega anime cosplay convention event, and a staple event every year in the Singapore pop-culture calendar. We see the annual event held mainly at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre. The even had been running for the past 12 years since 2008. Like the time we check it out at AFA Singapore 2014. However, given...

Singapore Airshow 2020 Bayi, F22, F35B Aerobatics

Asia's largest aerospace and defence event is back again in Singapore after a one year break. You can remember the last show being the 2018 show also held in the first quarter of the year. This year, the event saw a reduction of attendees given the Covid-19 outbreak. Let’s check out this year’s installment of the Singapore Airshow 2020. The...

River Hongbao 2020

Singapore's largest Chinese New Year Carnival is back in this year of the Rat. In welcoming the new Lunar new year of the Rat, the annual festival of Lunar New Year festival of lights is held at the Marina Bay floating platform. Notably, the event runs for a limited period from 23 Jan - 1 Feb 2020. Lets check...

Monster Jam Singapore 2019

The Monster Jam Singapore Monster Trucks are back in Singapore. The team is back again this year on December 7, 2019 for the second time running at Singapore Sports Hub National Stadium for a one night only show packed with nitro methane. What was in store for Monster Jam Singapore 2019? Lets check it out. Crowd turn out this year...

Singapore Comic Con 2019

Singapore premiere comic and toy convention is back this year with a new name. This year is the first time the convention goes under the "Singapore Comic Con" moniker. The annual gathering event of pop culture was held over this weekend at the Marina Bay Sand convention and expo center. Notably, the event held the Singapore Toy Comic Convention name...

Exploring Popular Bookstore Bookfest 2019

I chanced upon Popular bookstore Bookfest Singapore 2019 when I was around Suntec City over the weekend. It came pretty much of a pleasant surprise considering that it’s quite a hidden delightful event. Let's check it out with a walk through. Reading up on the event history, since its inauguration in 2006, Popular Bookfest @Singapore touts establishing itself as Singapore's...

Changi Jewel Magical Frozen Christmas

For this festive period, the Jewel Changi is now a Frozen-Themed Wonderland with several interesting new festives for the occasion. Called the Sparkling Wonders of Christmas, the establishment sees a Christmas market, performances and a snow-themed canopy park. Let’s see what a Magical Frozen Christmas at Changi Jewel have to offer. Christmas festive and light up The highlight of the jewel...

Smart Nation & U Downtown East

Smart Nation & U Downtown East is a short 2 day event held over this weekend at the Pasir Ris estate, Singapore. The tech event is organised by the Smart Nation and Digital Government Office, with support from IMDA, GovTech and NTUC. Let's check out the event. Main stage at the Live Zone The event is spread over 3 main sections....

Micro Auto Gasification in Singapore

I had the opportunity to be invited to view some new Green technology initiatives in Singapore. The concept is to use a localised Micro Auto Gasification System (MAGS) by Singapore Power at Gardens By the Bay. It addresses the growing trash problem in Singapore. Let’s check out the system in the flesh. A solution to Singapore trash issues In a nutshell,...

World Press Photos 2019

The World Press photos exhibition is an annual showcase of the best of press photography. Featured is a compilation of photos taken within the past year. The exhibition runs annually in Singapore. Also, it had been held at the National Museum galleries for the past few years. Like check out what the World Press Photos 2019 has to offer. Furthermore,...

Wirecard Labs Innovation showcase

Wirecard hosted a sharing and innovation day. It comprises of sharing and discussion sessions together with technology showcases. Wirecard is one of the world’s fastest growing digital platforms in the area of financial commerce. They provide both business customers and consumers with a constantly expanding ecosystem of real-time value-added services. Let's check out what is in store at the...

Singapore Bicentennial Pathfinder Outdoor Exhibits

The Singapore Bicentennial experience is an exhibition and visual showcase marking 200 years of Singapore’s history, from Singapore to Singaporean. In addition to my previous post on the Fort Canning Bicentennial Experience indoor shows, another large aspect of the Fort Canning exhibition is an outdoor display area. It is called the Singapore Bicentennial Pathfinder. Call the Pathfinder, it is essentially...

Singapore Bicentennial Experience Fort Canning

From Singapore to Singaporean. The Singapore Bicentennial is a government-funded informative temporary installation at the top of Fort Canning park. It was conceived in appreciation of the country’s historical timeline coverage of 200 years and is free to attend. In a nutshell, the Singapore Bicentennial Experience comprises of 5 acts as part of the Time Traveller series. These are...

Attending and surviving Defcon hacker convention

DEFCON hacker convention is one of the world's largest and most notable hacker conventions, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year, they are up for their 27th incarnation. So what happens at a hacker convention and what does it take to survive one? Let's check out DEFCON 27 in Vegas in the flesh and recommendations from my own survival...

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