After 8 years and 18 expeditions to New Guinea and Australia,
Cornell Lab scientist Ed Scholes and National Geographic photojournalist Tim Laman succeeded in capturing images of all 39 species in the bird-of-paradise family for the first time ever.
The sculpture “Unielephant” was done by Artist, Philip Treacy; a world-renowned British milliner who made hat to stars and royalty.
This is one of the art exhibition programme initiated by “Art in The City” under The Fullerton Heritage. The objective of the programme is to promote local art and culture as well as refusing art within the city.
Percival road was named after Lieutenant-General Arthur Ernest Percival.
During the Second World War, Percival was the General Officer Commanding (GOC) Malaya; he marched down from this road by surrender himself, as representing British Empire to the Imperial Japanese Amy.
Hence, Singapore occupied by Japanese soldiers for 3 years and 8 months.
Not many people knew there was a sad story hidden behind this road.
There is no road sign bring you to Percival road. You can Google it, it bring you where to go but just an ordinary road behind National Museum of Singapore, Fort Canning Park.
Where cicada is calling, where shadow of the forest lying on your shoulder silently.
ASEAN Sculpture Symposium, with the aim of promoting a sense of community among sculptors of member countries whose works of art will be visible symbols of regional cooperation. A collection of sculptures held at Fort Canning Park, this is first sculpture symposium in Singapore, but not the last.
An interior look-up shot of a dome in National Museum of Singapore. Hear a sound of echoes from heavenly art.
A bronze sculpture name “Pedas Pedas” located behind National Museum of Singapore, this is by Sculptor Kumari Nahappan. Pedas in Malay means spicy.
Kumari is a conceptual artist based in Singapore. Her signature and iconic made her won many awards and international fame.
Sculpture “Unveiling Friends”
The Buddha said, “ There are two persons to whom one can never adequately express one’s gratitude. They are our mother and father.” Our parents have made great sacrifices and took great pain to nurture us.
The Buddha said we should repay the kindness of our parents in 5 ways:
1) By supporting them (just us they have supported us)
2) By doing their duties
3) By protecting the family property
4) By preserve the family honour
5) By dedicating the merits virtuous deeds to our deceased parents
Due to the fast growing speed, Albizia tree (Falcataria moluccana) has never been the roadside tree in Singapore. The trees were first grown in Singapore Botanic Gardens in 1870 and later shifted to waste ground where it start proliferate.
Albizia is a can grow from sapling to a tree in 35 feet (10.7m) tall, within 13 months. The huge number of seeds in pods can multiply in the wild.
Although, the tree is beautiful and widely spread like a green canopy. But the branches may prone to fall over the stormy rain, and cast a danger to the road users. Since then, Albizia tree has been out under Tree Conservation Area (TCA) due to it reality and practicality.
Introduce 10 common trees in Singapore, wishing them shade you from the summer sun and bring you the joy of greenery.
The flower-like art works are crafted by hand and made of timber. There is a copper brass shrine-like metal in the center.
This is not just a Hindu Temple; it serves people from all over the world, tourists and locals with no religions boundary.
A Golden Hour to welcome you at the doorstep!