Our lanterns lit-up the One Community Fiesta 2019
On 21st September 2019, a group of 12 G11-G12 students participated the Holland-Bukit Timah GRC-One Community Fiesta 2019 at Hillion Mall, Bukit Panjang, Singapore. The event was organized by People's Association, Holland Bukit Timah GRC, Bukit Panjang SMC and Integration & Naturalisation Champions. Special Guests of the event were Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Adviser to Holland-Bukit Timah GRC GROs, Ms Sim Ann, Senior Minister of State at the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth and Ministry of Communications and Information and Adviser to Holland-Bukit Timah GRC GROs, Dr Teo Ho Pin, Mayor of the North West District and Adviser to Bukit Panjang GROs.
Those students organized their own activities and on-site job assignment, explained the activities to the elderly and young children, and helped them to draw the lanterns. All of the students develop the communication and problem solving skills. Well organized and successfully introduced the cultural activity to the public by the team work.
For nearly 2,000 people, our booth welcomed over 500 local residents to learn the Chinese Coloured Lanterns with Calligraphy. Although the students were exhausted by the end of the activity, they all gained a lot and the activity was very successful!