SINGAPORE AIRSHOW 2024 – AERIAL DISPLAY
This year’s aerial display show will be the largest ever display with the most foreign flying teams. They include the Republic of Singapore Air Force F-15SG, AH-64D, Royal Australian Air Force, Roulettes, the debut of the Indian Air Force, Sarang; Indonesian Air Force, Jupiter; the Republic of Korean Air Force, Black Eagles; Unied States Air Force B-52 Stratofortress, the Airbus A350-1000, the COMAC C919 and ARJ21. Photos by Michael Ozaki
14th conventions india conclave (pre – vibrant gujarat event)
@ MAHATMA MANDIR GANdhinagar – gujarat (india)
The Tourism Corporation of Gujarat (TCGL) and India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB) jointly inaugurated the 14th Conventions India Conclave (CIC) at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. This three-day event form December 7 to 9, served as a prologue to the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2024. With the theme “Sustainable MICE: Empowering Event Towards the $5 Trillion Economy,” the conclave aimed to foster international collaboration and discussions on sustainable practices in Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE).
THE SEARCH FOR PEACE UNITES DIPLOMATS AT 50TH ANNUAL XMAS CONCERT
@ THE resplendent Cathedral of the Good Shepherd in Queen Street
THE resplendent Cathedral of the Good Shepherd in Queen Street resonated with the angelic voices of the Cathedral Choir of the Risen Christ on 3rd December 2023. The ensemble marked its 50th annual diplomatic Christmas concert which was attended by 40 heads of mission in Singapore, a distinguished audience comprising ministers, ambassadors, high commissioners, defence attaches, and the Apostolic Nuncio, representing the Pope.
asean gala night (23 November 2023)
@ orchard hotel grand ballroom
The annual ASEAN Gala Night has become a tradition, serving as one of the social and diplomatic highlights for fellow members of the grouping to come together. The celebration revolves around this year’s theme, “Harmonious ASEAN in Diversity.” Indonesia, serving as the host this year and holding the ASEAN chair, is to be congratulated for achieving an atmosphere of camaraderie and fellowship among the members, as well as an impressive showcase for the countries’ art, food, and culture.
RED CROSS INTERNATIONAL BAZAAR (18th nov 2023)
@ ngee ann city civic plaza
There was a long line of almost 40 ambassadors, high commissioners and representatives from foreign missions here that welcomed H.E. Tharman Shanmugaratnam. President of Singapore to the Singapore Red Cross (SRC) International Bazaar 2023 on Saturday 18th November 2023 at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza. The President who is also the Patron of the Singapore Red Cross, officially launched the event, which is themed as ‘One World United in Harmony’ and then toured the charity booths to meet and sample the mix of local as well as foreign food and drinks.
peruvian training ship b.a.p union visits singapore (9th – 13th oct 2023)
@ Changi naval base
THE BAP Union sailed in to Changi Naval Base on 9th October 2023 with her crew ‘manning the yards’. This is a naval tradition where the crew stands on the sails’ yards with the masts reaching over 50 metres (170 ft) high to render honours to Singapore. According to the Peruvian Ambassador to Singapore, H.E. Carlos Vasquez, the visit to Singapore – the sole Southeast Asia stop in its global circumnavigation highlights the “deepening relations between our two nations which go beyond diplomacy and trade.” He said the same goes to the BAP Union which serves as a “sailing embassy” and it is about cultural diplomacy, education and training as well as strengthening of ties.