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Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse in Singapore

On 31 January of 2018, sky watchers were treated to a rare astronomical event—a trifecta of a supermoon, blue moon as well as a blood moon. The last time this occurred was over 150 years ago, in 1866. A supermoon … Continue reading

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Wrath of the Gods

According to the National Environmental Agency (NEA), Singapore has the world’s highest occurrence of lightning activity in the world. As we approach the monsoon season, we experience more thunderstorms throughout the day and night. Yesterday is one such night where there’s large storm, accompanied … Continue reading

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Shooting the Milky Way for the First Time

Although I had the opportunity and luck to have seen and shot the Aurora Borealis, I have never seen (much less shot) the milky way. Singapore is just too light polluted and cloudy to ever see it, so the only … Continue reading

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Singapore Night Festival 2017—Tenth Anniversary Edition

The tenth edition of the popular Singapore Night Festival ended on 26 Aug 2017, with the highlight show being The Globe by Close Act Theatre. The Dutch theatre group has also performed at the 2016 Night Festival, wowing audiences with … Continue reading

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Gardens by the Bay Turns Five With Gardens Extravaganza Special

It didn’t seem that long that the Gardens by the Bay first opened, but time flies and it’s been five years! To celebrate their fifth anniversary, Gardens by the Bay organised a series of events, and one of them is … Continue reading

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Joseon Korea—Court Treasures and City Life

The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) has just launched a new exhibition titled Joseon Korea—Court Treasures and City Life. The exhibition is an intimate inspection of 500 years of the Joseon (1392 –1897) period which inimitably shaped modern Korea. It features more … Continue reading

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Tango With a Whale at the National Museum of Singapore

Starting from April 22, visitors to the National Museum of Singapore who are taking their architectural tours will have their experience enhanced with Google’s Tango technology. Visitors to this Tango-enabled Architectural Tour will be given a Tango-enabled phablet to use … Continue reading

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The Universe and Art

For centuries, humans have always been fascinated by the universal and what lies beyond. We even make use of celestial objects like the stars to help us find the way, or to attempt to predict the future. The Universe and … Continue reading

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Final Week of i Light Marina Bay 2017

This weekend (26 Mar 2017) marks the end of the 2017 edition of the  i Light Marina Bay festival. I made a few more visits to the festival after the media preview so that I can see and photograph the … Continue reading

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i Light Marina Bay Preview

i Light Marina Bay, Asia’s only sustainable light art festival is back for its fifth round. Starting from this year, the popular festival will now be an yearly affair, instead of bi-yearly as with the previous rounds. Held from 3 … Continue reading

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