Scenes of Singapore through the decade on display

Scenes of Singapore through the decade on display
This photo of a family at a carnival, taken by Mr Ng Han Boon, won first prize in a competition for the public.

SINGAPORE - Snapshots of Singapore's historic moments by Lianhe Zaobao's photojournalists take centre stage at an exhibition to celebrate the Chinese daily's 90th anniversary.

Ninety photographs depicting different facets of Singapore were picked for the travelling photo exhibition, Impressions Of Singapore. They capture some of the nation's historic moments from 1954 to present.

"We hope that the photographs that we have specially selected will touch people's hearts and bring about special memories," said Zaobao editor Goh Sin Teck.

Of those on display, 10 were selected from entries by members of the public for a photo competition.

A photo of a family at a carnival, shot by Mr Ng Han Boon, won first prize. A photo of an old man in front of a Chinese opera stage, shot by Mr Albert Tan Chee Hiang, came in second, while a photo of a group of women exercising at Gardens by the Bay, taken by Mr Ong Beng Teck, came in third.

The winners took home prizes of cash and Canon equipment at the launch of the exhibition on Monday.

The exhibition will run till Sunday at VivoCity mall. It will then go to 112 Katong mall, Jem mall and ChinaTown Point.

Visitors who vote for their favourite photo may win Canon products worth over $5,000.


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