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Official Media Launch of Chingay 2015 in Singapore
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The official media launch of Chingay 2015 in Singapore was held at the F1 Pit Building near the Singapore Flyer on Wednesday, 14 January 2015. The event, attended by representatives of diplomatic missions, media companies and participating teams, was hosted by Mr. Ang Hak Seng, Chief Executive Director of the Singapore People’s Association, which is spearheading preparations for the event. Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence, this year’s Chingay will be the biggest since its inception in 1973 to be participated in by 150 performing groups from 15 countries. The Philippines will be represented by a contingent from the Central Luzon State University. The main parades of Chingay 2015 will be held on 27-28 February 2015 and will be aired by Singapore’s Channel News Asia to an estimated 35 million audience in 26 countries. In the above photo, Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales is shown chatting with Mr. Ang Hak Seng.

 

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Representatives of diplomatic missions and media companies pose for a souvenir photo with Mr. Ang Hak Seng and representatives of performing groups that will display their wares during the Chingay 2015 parades to be held on 27-28 February 2015 in Singapore. Chingay is the most anticipated cultural event in Singapore that is held annually during the traditional Chinese New Year celebration.