lkyspp alumni co-sponsored singapore fiesta in shanghai
the inaugural singapore fiesta 2014 @ shanghai was held on 27th september 2014 from 10:00–18:00, along yandang leisure street, shanghai, and open free to all members of the public. singapore fiesta is a one-day carnival jointly organized by ie-sccci singapore enterprise centre and nus lee kuan yew school of public policy shanghai alumni club, and supported by consulate general of singapore, shanghai. shanghai huangpu district tourism and shanghai singapore business association–shanghai club singapore ( ssba-scs).
mr. ong siew gay, consul-general of singapore in shanghai, mr. ji xiaoye, president of lkyspp shanghai alumni club, mr. geng jing, vice president of lkyspp shanghai alumni club, ms. liu yijing, deputy director of huangpu district tourism bureau, opened together this exciting and meaningful event. mr. chi chiew sum, deputy consul-general of singapore in shanghai, and many representatives from other sponsors were also present. lyn tan, representative of the organizers, briefed the paticipants the preparation work and program of this event.
singapore fiesta @ shanghai is a cultural & entertainment event that showcases singapore brands & products. authentic singapore cuisines such as laksa, chicken rice, nasi lemak, nonya kueh, nonya dumpling, musang king durian, tiger beer, singapore sling etc., are the main attractions. as a multi racial country, we will present chinese xinyao singing, ballet, malay and indian dance performances. there was also a mini concert by ms. michelle lu ( top 20 finalist of chinese idols 2013 ) and martial show by mr. zhang jiazhen with his class of zangzhu students ( runner-up of amazing china 2014 ). walk down the memory lane of a typical singaporean childhood with tikam ( random lucky pick ), kacang puteh ( mixed nuts ), keropok ( prawn crackers ) and many exciting games.
visitors also witnessed the launch of“singapore food stories”, a bilingual publication about singapore food culture, singapore restaurant start ups in shanghai, authentic singapore hawker fare in shanghai and singapore food recipes.
to commemorate the event, the organizers of singapore fiesta @ shanghai, together with the singapore embassy, and singcham embarked a charity drive to raise funds for the ss25 ( sino-singapore 25th diplomatic ties ) charity fund. the fund is in support of china state council poverty alleviation office for the reconstruction of ludian county in yunnan, which was the epicenter of a destructive earthquake on 3 august 2014.