Chinese New Year Istana Open House 2017
President Tony Tan and Mrs Mary Tan joined visitors at the Istana Open House to celebrate the Lunar New Year. In this photo, President and Mrs Tan was taking a photo with staff and students of the Maha Bodhi School Symphonic Band to thank them for their performance at the Open House.
Dancers from Soka’s Sunflower Dance Ensemble performing ‘Spring is Here!’. The Sunflower Dance Ensemble was started in 1983 by a group of young women who have an interest in cultural performances
President and Mrs Tan together with children enjoying the lion dance performance by the Yi Quan Athletic Association Lion Dance Troupe.
A beautiful cultural performance by dancers of the Quanzhou Gaojia Opera Troupe.
President and Mrs Tan admiring the calligraphy art piece written by Mr Anthony Ho, Vice-President of the Chinese Calligraphy Society of Singapore. The word, 寿, represents longevity.
President and Mrs Tan visited the Wildlife Reserves Singapore booth and took a picture with the vibrantly colored Sun Conures.
President and Mrs Tan at the Arts and Craft Booth by Cognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific. Visitors were able to decorate their own tote bags or Rubik's Cubes using various forms of art materials, with proceeds going to charity.
Performers of the Cixi City Celadon Ou Music Troupe entertained visitors in a dance inspired by the Year of the Rooster.
Dancers from the Soka Youth Dance Crew presented an energetic hip-hop dance item titled, "Youthful Spring!"
President and Mrs Tan interacting with visitors and volunteers at the Chinese New Year Istana Open House.