Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Istana open house on Labour Day

SINGAPORE: The Istana grounds will be open to the public on Labour Day.

They'll be open from 8.30am to 6pm.

The River Valley High School Concert Band and Fu Chun Primary School Band will be performing at the Open House.

There will also be Ukulele performances by the U Live Community's Music Makers Club (NTUC Club) and music and dance performances by People's Association.

The Jurong Bird Park will be showcasing a few species of birds.

Visitors can get their faces painted by makeup artists from Cosmoprof Academy.

Admission to the Istana grounds is free for Singaporeans and Singapore permanent residents.

Others visitors are required to pay an entrance fee of S$1 per person.

Entrance to the Istana grounds is via the main gate at Orchard Road.

The nearest MRT station is Dhoby Ghaut.

For an entrance fee of S$2, members of the public can tour selected function rooms in the Istana building to view a display of gifts presented to the President and the Prime Minister by foreign dignitaries.

Istana souvenirs will be sold during the Open House.

Proceeds from the sale of souvenirs and all entrance fees collected will be donated to the Community Chest.

- CNA/fa

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Source From Channel News Asia

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